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Strategic supply management employees create value

Cost savings is the most pertinent metric for demonstrating the effectiveness of the supply management group

Moving to the Cloud

Where is your ERP procurement module hosted? If you haven’t or don’t plan to move to cloud hosting, what’s your reason for hosting internally?

Profile of a CPO

The length of CPOs’ careers in procurement and supply management has grown over time. Less than 20 years ago, CPOs averaged 15 years in the function; in 2017, average years of experience grew to 21. The CAPS Research study 2017 Profile of a CPO includes trends on compensation, gender, mobility and many other job-related characteristics of the CPO. ...

SM employees v. total

The strategic role of the supply management group is expanding in scope, but at many companies, existing headcount levels and resources remain unchanged.

SM Design of the Future

Through the years, organizational design of supply management groups at large global companies has shifted between decentralized and centralized designs.

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Supply management professionals from member and non-member companies can participate in benchmarking surveys and get metric reports in return.