Strategic Sourcing and Procurement

Purchasing does not become Procurement just by changing the titles on business cards. And Procurement does not become Strategic Sourcing just be expanding the team. What does it really take? What returns to expect?

Global Supply Chain Group

Foreign Trade Minister Of Costa Rica Thanks Global Supply Chain Group

Foreign Trade Minister Of Costa Rica Thanks Global Supply Chain Group’s Vivek Sood For Representing Asia Pacific Perspective At The Suppliers Exchange Forum In San Jose, Costa Rica The SEF 2 or Suppliers Exchange Forum was a premier event in Central American calendar attended by more than 800 participants, exhibitors and speakers. The event was …

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Green Supply Chain

Green Supply Chain

Nowadays, Supply Chains have become more visible and more global, and the question about their impact on the environment and global sustainability is increasing. Authors created this practical road map to include this green dimension in supply chains. You want to manage a Supply Chain and you care about the environment? Start by asking five fundamental questions about your …

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Workshops On Green Supply Chain

Workshops On Green Supply Chain

Workshops On Green Supply Chain Shows The Path Towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) And Sustainability Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Managers and the Sustainability Managers in corporations around the world are faced with a tough task. On one hand their mandate is make sure that the corporation is ‘doing the right thing’ in the societies that …

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Supply Chain 2020

Supply Chain 2020 Conference In Melbourne

Global Supply Chain Group Shares Green Supply Chain Methodology At Supply Chain 2020 Conference In Melbourne Supply Chain 2020 was held at Melbourne Park Function Centre in Melbourne on 20th and 21st July 2010 with huge fanfare. Accompanied by exhibitions, interactive seminars and lectures was a serious purpose of educating supply chain managers in latest …

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Euro : The End Or A New Beginning ? / Peut-On Réellement Envisager L’échec Et L’abandon Pur Et Simple De L’Euro Après La Crise ?

Un an après la crise grecque qui avait mis à mal l’Union Européenne et plus précisément, sa monnaie ; l’euro, les marchés mondiaux recommencent à s’affoler. Le 5 juillet, l’agence de notation Moody’s baissait la note du Portugal pour la reléguer en note spéculative, semant un vent de panique sur les marchés financiers et suscitant …

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Supply Chain Infrastructure

Supply Chain Infrastructure In India

The Biggest Contribution Of Supply Chain Infrastructure To Humanity. India is an emerging country which draws the attention because of its astonishing economic results. Moreover, with more than 1 billion of inhabitants, this is a huge potential market for global firms. All you need to know to invest in India is in the book: “Supply …

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Cost Reduction Tip

The Cost Reduction Tip By Doug Hudgeon

The Cost Reduction Tip By Doug Hudgeon By Doug Hudgeon The Cost Reduction Tip In this tip I discuss embedding a cost conscious culture where you have a number of comparable operating units. Examples include retail banks or multi-site operations such as a national insurance brokerages, consulting firms, law firms, or logistics providers. Where you …

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Ask Basic Questions, Address Fundamental Issues

by Doug Hudgeon The Cost Management Tip On the train platform this morning, construction work channeled commuters down a small passageway. Midway down the passage, a man stood pressing his back against the wall. One of the commuters in front of me must have said something because the man responded in a broad Australian accent”I …

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When Assessing Projects

Disregard Sunk Costs When Assessing Projects

When Assessing Projects By Doug Hudgeon The Cost Management Tip We all know this, but it is so hard to do: Kill your project if you can generate higher payback doing something else with the resources you have committed to the rest of the project. The reason it’s so hard to do is the same …

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Leadership Principles Supply Chain

Challenging Leadership Principles Supply Chain

By Stuart Emmett  Understand Leadership Principles Supply Chain Before You Regret. This article puts over what I see as essential leadership principles. They are taken from my book “The Leadership Gospels” (2008) that uses as the key source, the gospels; the gospels being the reporting by four people (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) of the words …

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