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Supply Chain and Holiday Food Shortages in 2021

When we think of the holiday season, usually the first things that come to mind are those associated with abundance: gatherings filled with family...

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Challenges and Innovations of Corporate Travel Post COVID-19

In a typical year, business travel is the hotel industry’s largest revenue provider. Now, corporate travel post COVID-19 has changed.

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How to Handle Complex Supply-Chain Processes in Business Environments

Businesses with complex supply chain processes involve hundreds of repetitive, mundane, but necessary tasks. 

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Reinventing the GPO in the Age of the Digital Community

If you are a procurement professional who has been around for a reasonable amount of time, what do the words Group Purchasing Organization mean to...

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Best Practices for Change Management in Procurement

Organizations don’t change overnight. Change management in procurement is particularly challenging. 

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Reskilling for a Return to Procurement – Not Always A Straight Line (Part 2)

I ended part one of my story about reskilling for a return to procurement with a story of putting myself out there to an HR manager. Here is where...

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Procurement’s Role in Contact Center Transformation

Customers today are moving at a faster pace than businesses, so you need to raise the bar with your contact center transformation when it comes to...

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Reskilling for a Return to Procurement – A Mother’s Tale (Part1)

It was fall back in 2008-2009 during the recession, and we were a one-income family of five facing the possibility of being a family of five with no...

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What are Procurement’s Four Most Desirable Character Traits?

What is the difference between a good procurement professional and a great one? What are procurement’s most desirable character traits? We’ve talked...

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Car Rental Shortages: Why It “Hertz” To Rent A Car

An April 8th, 2021 Washington Post article “Why your next rental car might cost more than a plane ticket” reported car rental shortages and that...

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