Strategic Sourcing Roundtable
As you know we changed our format to focus on 'best practices'.
The topic in June will be 'tail spend'. Here is 1 internet resource/definition
From our prior days, here are example topics and will any of them evolve into 'best practices' discussions?
-How to work with loose cannons with regard to purchasing?,
-Back door selling,
-Change orders/scope creep,
-Contract management system,
-Data to support standardization,
-Inbound international logistics,
-Inbound/outbound logistics strategy,
-Indirect procurement system[s] and implementation
-Indirect spend challenges x 3,
-Medical [FDA] regulations x 2
-Metrics x 3,
-Purchase order versus MPA,
-Single source challenges,
-Sourcing versus buying x 2,
-Supplier skill gaps
-Tariffs x 2,
-Value of purchasing within the organization,
-Work process streamlining,
-Work-life balances / celebrations
Thank you to our gracious sponsor, Prevea!