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.

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…

Massive Overstocked Retailers Give Big Discounts

As a result of the supply chain crisis and resulting shipping…

Featured Articles

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 […]

DIY Procurement May End up Costing You

More With Less In the post-pandemic work environment, businesses need to do more with less. Cutting costs in specific places to make every dollar last can be stressful, but companies have no choice but adapt to the fast-paced financial environment to grow. What does doing more with less actually look like? Because of its relevance […]

More Supply Chain Clarity Within the Automotive Industry

In the wake of a more than two-year-old pandemic of COVID-19 and a growing global shortage of microchips, auto companies are taking stock of their suppliers to stay on top of unprecedented challenges to their supply chains. As the automotive industry grapples with the challenges ahead, companies and governments are trying to understand the incredibly […]

Number of US Manufacturers May Increase Post-Pandemic

More and more U.S. businesses are bringing their manufacturing back home due to supply chain problems abroad, such as insufficient production caused by the pandemic. Setting Up Home Base “It has become a huge incentive to set up shop here in the United States,” Dodge Construction Network Chief Economist Richard Branch said on Yahoo Finance […]