Monthly Archives: July 2010

Why You Should Vest with Your Outsourcing Partners, Now!

We hear and read constantly about the critical need for lean, green, transparent, collaborative, efficient and cost-effective supply chains and logistics partners. But let me ask you this: How have your partnerships fared lately? How have things progressed over the … Continue reading

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Solving the Puzzle of Complex Spend Management

Most organizations have a diverse spend portfolio that includes many simple, several moderately simple and a few complex spends. To address each spend appropriately, we need to understand the dynamics that make each event complex. For starters, let’s look to … Continue reading

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The Zen Art of Logistics and Party Planning

So you want or need to learn about Logistics and Supply Chain Management? Take it from me, there are worse fates in life as at least these skills can be applied in the real world in support of business activity … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Networks and Carbon Reporting

Over the next several months the globalization of carbon reporting will begin to emerge. This will be driven by the entry of the United States into a mode of preparation for carbon reporting which will likely be done based on … Continue reading

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