Originally consumer-focused, online marketplaces are now poised to disrupt B2B business. We discuss the opportunities and risks of online marketplaces and changes to expect for the future of procurement.
Turn Reverse Logistics into a Profit-Center
Reverse logistics is actually a diamond in the rough, and if approached from a strategic and holistic perspective, it can become a long-term profit center and beacon for sustainability. A new CAPS whitepaper can help facilitate the journey up the maturity curve.
Metrics of the Future
Metrics of the Future investigates successful working relationships between procurement departments and their internal customers and how these relationships can be leveraged to improve business outcomes.
Procurement's Role in Creating Extraordinary Internal Customer Experience
This research investigates successful working relationships between procurement departments and their internal customers and how to improve business outcomes.
SM Integration into Demand Management
Supply Management Integration into Demand Management offers a look into how supply management can be integrated effectively with demand management, with case studies and examples to help you adapt some of these practices to your business.
Exploring Category Management
Exploring Category Management offers a cross-industry overview of category management practices and practical steps for building your program.
Future Supply Management Talent
As the role of supply management professionals evolves, what skills, abilities, and expertise will future professionals need to succeed in the practice?
Developing Supplier Ecosystems to Create Value
Supplier ecosystems are an emerging approach to developing new products and solutions, offering benefits that traditional processes don’t provide. This research report outlines a process for initiating supplier ecosystem and the benefits of using this approach when creating new products or innovations.
China’s investment in and ownership of the high-tech supply chain
The Chinese government is positioning the country as the next global power through incentives, infrastructure, investment, and a move toward independence, but in so doing, is China irreparably damaging its relationship with global partners?
Emerging Technologies in Supply Management
New transformative and potentially disruptive technologies promise large companies faster, cheaper, and more effective procurement and supply management processes. We analyzed 11 emerging technologies to help supply management leaders to decide whether, when, and how to implement new solutions.