Global companies have shifted the organizational structure of their supply management and procurement groups through the years. What's your org's ideal design?
Supply management's growing influence
Sourceable spend managed by supply management/procurement groups is experiencing an uptick, giving companies more strategic contracting, greater savings, and increased protection from supplier risk. An average of 87.5 percent of spend is managed, for all companies across sectors. How does your company compare? ...
Cost savings per strategic supply management employee
Cost savings is a powerful KPI for demonstrating the value of your supply management group.
Managed Spend/Category Employee
When strategic employees on category management teams are managing increasing amounts of spend, it brings a more formal process and due diligence. This enables the organization to be more strategic, bottom-line friendly, and better protected from supplier risk.
Business Partner Engagement
Is your supply management group effectively engaging internal business partners? The most popular method companies are using is conducting category reviews.
China's control of the world's exotic minerals
Chinese leaders are actively repositioning the country from a manufacturing hub to a global power. Is your supply chain strategically safeguarded for the future of business with China?
Approach to Category Management
While most companies apply category management to direct and indirect goods/services, far fewer apply it to only direct or only indirect.
Top Benefits for New Hires
Potential entry-level and mid-level hires identify salary and rotational programs as the most attractive benefits.
Supply Management Talent Shortage
The majority of companies are reporting a supply management talent shortage in recruiting.