As we’re kicking off 2015, now is a great time to gather our best supply chain resources from 2014. Our clients have found the blog posts, eBooks and webinars below the most helpful, informational and valuable over the last year. Please take a look … and let us know if there are any topics you’d like us to cover in 2015.
Top Blog Posts:
Unfortunately, even if you can strengthen relationships between purchasing managers & sales executives, and recognize the opportunity to simplify common procurement tasks, you still have quite a few obstacles to overcome before any initiatives will be put into action…
7 Steps to Easy Supplier Onboarding 3/17/2014
You can build and deploy the best supplier collaboration tool available, but if your vendors are not on board, it’s as useful as an empty warehouse. The success of your collaboration project is directly tied to supplier willingness to use the system. By taking a few simple steps to make the process easy and pain-free, you can significantly increase the number of suppliers who participate…
Companies can be very good at managing the costs that go directly into their manufactured goods, but may be unaware of or unsure how to tackle the other costs of doing business – their indirect spend. This area can seem like the Wild West with every group working with different vendors and purchasing supplies…
Like many other mid-market and larger companies, our customers are beginning to focus on expanding their footprint. The economy is strengthening in a number of areas and based on recent indicators, confidence is increasing as well. One of the challenges, however, is that while the basic fundamentals of responsible business growth haven’t changed…
Alignment with CMOs and 3PLs is critical. Unfortunately, trust, communication and integration are often lacking. In this on-demand webinar, David Riffel explores: TSC Outsourcing Survey Results, State of manufacturing and logistics outsourcing, Top challenges faced by OEMs and shippers and the benefits of increased integration, and 6 Common pain points and potential solutions.
Recent challenges and uncertainty in the US economy have forced mid-market companies to focus on cash flow to support growth. This webinar covers:
- Cash flow challenges for mid-market companies
- Ideas to shorten the “order to cash” cycle
- 4 areas where increasing supply chain efficiency can help cash flow
Today’s supply chains can have a dramatic impact on customer experience. For mid-market companies, ensuring that your supply chain is enhancing existing customer relationships and providing the ability to attract new customers is a critical competitive advantage. Watch this webinar to learn:
- How customer expectations for supply chain service have been raised
- Why so few companies work with end to end supply chain processes
- 4 key areas where your supply chain can make a difference to your customers