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Giving sourcing and procurement the recognition it needs and deserves

Giving sourcing and procurement the recognition it needs and deserves

In a recent think tank meeting of top supply chain managers, drawn from a cross section of industries and tasked with reviewing the most important challenges facing today‚Äôs supply chains, and sourcing and procurement in particular, the most important consideration for the future, was deemed to be having the right people in the right positions at the top of the […]

by · June 17, 2015 · Procurement
The role of sourcing and procurement within strategic supply chain management

The role of sourcing and procurement within strategic supply chain management

Technically, sourcing and procuring are different sides of the same coin. Sourcing refers to the practice and skill of being able to track down sources of supply. Procurement refers to taking those sources of supply that have been identified as being purposefully advantageous in theory, and molding them into realizable sources of supply that are deliverable advantageous in real terms. […]

by · March 3, 2015 · Procurement