Category Archives: KateVitasek

Don’t negotiate your next 3PL contract – collaborate it!

It seems there is never a simple negotiation. The term “negotiation” itself connotes that the parties involved have differences of opinions and are sitting across the table from each other discussing positions and trade-offs. Some even view negotiations as a … Continue reading

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Outsourcing & Economics: Lessons for better outsourcing from Nobel Prize-winners

Much of the evolution of modern outsourcing can be tied to the study of economics. In fact, economic research stretching for more than 80 years is woven into the fabric of modern outsourcing. Economic thinkers have focused on growth theory, … Continue reading

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SupplyChainNetwork introduces the SCN Bloggers!

Since January of 2007 I have been writing this blog for the most part on my own with the exception of some excellent feature guest articles from time to time. As you may have noticed, I’ve been otherwise occupied recently … Continue reading

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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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