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Three Steps for Conflict Mineral Compliance

By Paul Martyn — BravoSolution The first deadline regarding last year’s SEC Conflict Minerals Rule is fast-approaching on January 31 – and companies are scrambling to report what conflict minerals – gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten sourced from the Democratic … Continue reading

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Four Strategies to Optimize Logistics Spending (Part 2)

In my last post, I shared some surprising stats about the lack of a systems-based approach for logistics procurement. Here are four critical steps for improving the process, optimizing resources and uncovering savings: Ride the automation wave. Although the American … Continue reading

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Imbalanced Investments: Transportation Spending vs. Procurement Technology (Part 1)

‘Keep on trucking’ has a new meaning. According to the latest American Shipper benchmark survey, transportation spending increased in 2012 – according to 75 percent of respondents – remaining unscathed by budget cuts. Shockingly, though, companies are failing to invest … Continue reading

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