Blog tagged as Supply Management

Sustainable sourcing is economical

08-10-18 02:42 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
Many purchasers are balancing between social responsibility and financial matters. Those working in a minimal effort by any means to lessen the cost of tasks are regularly compelled to settle on acquisition choices that abuse their very own supportability and social responsibility convictions. They ...

It's official! Institute for Supply Management will change their exams September 2018

01-22-18 03:59 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)

It's official! Institute for Supply Management will change their exams September 2018

Institute for Supply Management will change their exams September 2018.  We've been telling you since July that ISM will be updating and changing the Certified Professional In Supply Management (CPSM) Exa...

War Veterans have a Future in Future in Supply Management

08-12-17 10:00 AM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
cpsm-cpsd-boot-camp-header-people-2Who says that CPSM is only for the young entrepreneurs or the young idealistic professionals? A great opportunity awaits for war veterans in this field. Unemployment of veterans though edge down is still a bit distressing, there are still a lot of them who remains jobless. The idea that they are not...

Financial Sector Supply Management - How Is Financial Procurement Different From Others ? by Amir Sebahat

01-21-17 11:32 AM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
slalogo2015Off-record, a lot of organizations would cautiously admit that their procurement finance departments have anything but a close working relationship. It is quite rare in an enterprise to see two organizations working concurrently to accomplish the same goals and objectives, using standard metrics and...

Top 4 Reasons why You Should Work for Supply Management

07-01-16 04:26 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
We often take for granted the supply chain industry that connects everything to each other. Young professionals are so fixated by taking up courses that does not have anything to do with supply management. What they do not know is thata career in supply management is very promising.Supply management...

Computers won’t save your company

06-30-16 04:32 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
Cyberattacks partake a never-ending, complex and thankless job. For the past year in cybersecurity, it has been painstaking for companies to defend their digital assets. There are instances wherein a cyberattack can cause tremendous damage to your company’s finances and output. Thus, this leads us t...

Top 6 Accountability of Supply Chain Manager

06-29-16 04:28 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
What is the priority on the list of a Supply Manager’s role? What is its factual goal? To summarize and understand the role of a Supply Manager from previous article, we have known that its main goal is to make everything parallel and align to achieve a common task which is a suave and even cha...

Top 5 Procurement Practices you should be doing now

06-28-16 04:26 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
In today's financial surroundings, doing what you've generally done regardless of the possibility that you do it exceptionally well— is no longer adequate. Under the weight to contain expenses and produce results in spite of testing circumstances, you and numerous other inventory network directors m...

How to become the Best Logistics Leader

06-17-16 03:58 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
Incredible leaders relish and look for obligation and responsibility. They motivate certainty, win the hearts and psyches of their group, and draw out their best, whether on the stockroom floor or in the official wing.Organizations in the mid 21st century may be on the very edge of a leadership emer...

Supply Chain Professionals need to know about Risk Pooling

06-14-16 03:42 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)

Your supply chain can deliver more if you are equipped with the right operations strategy. When you have a concrete and solid operations plan, your supply chain will surely be at the top of the game!

Risk Pooling is a theoretical concept that every supply chain manager needs to understand. A better u...

Supplier Diversity brings new opportunities for domestic market

02-13-16 04:57 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
Supplier diversity is slowly changing the face of the businesses in the United States. The economy is ripe for change and one of the contributing factors is the burgeoning growth of the minority population in the United States and its implication for business success.According to the U.S Census, wit...

Handling Bottleneck item Dilemma

09-04-14 05:20 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
Supply chain professionals usually encounter bottleneck dilemma when a company purchase supplies with a multiple list of suppliers. This can be a purchase wherein each product consists of 25 or more parts, components or units. Furthermore, bottleneck in a business point of view pertains to a part of...