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Date: November 12, 2020
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
Event Description:
Once again, a virtual roundtable

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
When: Nov 12, 2020 07:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this meeting: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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


Once again, this will be a virtual roundtable
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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