Recent Writings

Below, please find some of our recent thoughts on a variety of different subjects, but with an emphasis on strategic sourcing and procurement. Topics include e-Sourcing, Reverse Auctions, Vendor/Supplier Management, Scorecarding, and more.

Recent Writings

Below, please find some of our recent thoughts on a variety of different subjects, but with an emphasis on strategic sourcing and procurement. Topics include e-Sourcing, Reverse Auctions, Vendor/Supplier Management, Scorecarding, and more.

Your Software RFP is Broken – Here’s How to Fix It

Have you ever been involved in a software purchase that failed…

White House to Ensure Equity with New Initiatives

The Biden administration recently announced several new initiatives…

European Car Sales Hit Lowest Point Since 1996

Let’s be honest: It has not been an easy recovery from the…

Supply Chain Forecast for the Rest of Summer

Trying to get through a global pandemic can be challenging.…

When Will Supply Chain Return to Normal?

Supply strains, although still significant, are no longer as…

DIY Procurement May End up Costing You

More With Less In the post-pandemic work environment, businesses…

More Supply Chain Clarity Within the Automotive Industry

In the wake of a more than two-year-old pandemic of COVID-19…

Number of US Manufacturers May Increase Post-Pandemic

More and more U.S. businesses are bringing their manufacturing…

Featured Articles

Your Software RFP is Broken – Here’s How to Fix It

Have you ever been involved in a software purchase that failed to meet the stated objectives? That ran way over budget? That launched months or years later than planned? Of course you have. Research shows that only about 30% of digital transformations are successful. One of the main reasons for this is the way enterprise […]

White House to Ensure Equity with New Initiatives

The Biden administration recently announced several new initiatives to expand contracting opportunities, particularly for small and disadvantaged businesses. On Tuesday, the White House announced that in the fiscal year 2021, the federal government awarded small businesses $154.2 billion or 27.2% of total contract dollars—up $8 billion from the previous fiscal year. The federal government exceeded […]

European Car Sales Hit Lowest Point Since 1996

Let’s be honest: It has not been an easy recovery from the covid pandemic. Consumers are reluctant to go through with large transactions like buying a car. Meanwhile, global supply chain issues make finding new vehicles at dealerships challenging. Decline in Europe The result: car sales are continuously dipping. In Europe, new car sales have […]

Supply Chain Forecast for the Rest of Summer

Trying to get through a global pandemic can be challenging. The global supply chain’s unpredictability has consumers and business owners what is available and affordable. Predicting specific outcomes can be a make or break for survival. Unfortunately, we cannot predict the future perfectly, but we have clues to help forecast more accurately. Understanding the Pandemic […]