STRATEGIC SOURCING ROUNDTABLE

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Name: STRATEGIC SOURCING ROUNDTABLE
Date: July 9, 2020
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
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, 
-Centralization,

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

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

 

Location:
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
Fees/Admission:
No fee
A benefit of Sheboygan County Chamber Membership
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