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Date: March 11, 2021
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
Event Description:
Strategic Sourcing Roundtable  Here are a few example topics from our 2019 discussions, but, what we discuss is totally up to you since this is a peer-to-peer discussion to help you with challenges large or small:
-Added at the end ?How to work with loose cannons with regard to purchasing?, 
-Back door selling,

-Change orders/scope creep,
-Contract management system,
-Data to support standardization ? buying,
-Forecasting prices for 2020, 

-Global procurement,
-Government shutdown,
-Inbound international logistics,
-Inbound/outbound logistics strategy,
-Indirect procurement system[s] and implementation
-Indirect spend challenges x 3,
-ISO certification,
-Lead-time reduction
-Material cost,
-Medical [FDA] regulations x 2
-Metrics x 3,
-Purchase order versus MPA,
-Single source challenges,
-Sourcing versus buying x 2,
-Supplier ?controls?,
-Supplier diversity,
-Supplier skill gaps
-Tariffs x 2,
-Value of purchasing within the organization,

-Work process streamlining,
-Work-life balances / celebrations


Location varies - stay tuned for where we will meet.

January 9 2020 - we will convene at Curt Joa.

Thanks to James O'Hara.

Date/Time Information:
7:30 am to 9:00 am
2nd Thursday of every other month
Odd-numbered months (Jan/Mar/May/Jul/Sep/Nov)
Contact Information:
John Rogers
No fee
A benefit of Sheboygan County Chamber Membership
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