Blog tagged as supply chain

How is the foundation of your supply chain?

06-24-20 08:01 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)

How is the foundation of your #supplychain?

Your supply chain is built on a framework that determines the #resilience of your organization during times of crisis.

When building your #businesscontinuityplan, do you look at the different elements of the #lifeline framework?

Success of your #emergencyresp...

Is your Supply Chain Globally Competitive?

06-10-20 10:19 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)

The supply chain industry is ever-changing, fast-paced, and is a very tough world. Supply chain professionals usually carry on a tremendous amount of workload which includes making sure that their company’s supply chain is globally competitive.

According to Stank et al, supply chain managers are the ...

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 ...

How  to Pass the CPSM Exam in Less than 30 days

08-06-18 06:42 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
Preparing for a certification exam requires a tremendous amount of dedication and long study hours, and with this, you probably do not believe that you can pass the CPSM exam in less than 30 days. It cannot be denied that your professional and personal life can also affect your preparations for the ...

Become a Rockstar in Supplier Diversity

07-03-18 05:13 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
Are you looking for a greener pasture? Do you have knowledge in supply chain management and supplier diversity? Are you business minded and you want to contribute something to your organization or community?

Supply Leaders Academy will open a new door for you to explore. In just 5 sessions for over 5...

Better communication improves logistics

03-26-18 06:40 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
There is a strict and very competitive trucking market, shippers are contending increasingly for transporter limit. To remain aggressive, shippers require a best-in-class transportation administration process that highlights dock arrangement planning. Expanded sitting tight circumstances for get and...

10 Simple Ways to Enhance Procurement Profession

03-25-18 03:36 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)

The procurement profession is probably one of the toughest and the most stringent profession in the supply chain. You constantly face deadlines, negotiations, and contract signing. The most common question here is, how can one professional enhance his role as a procurement professional?

1. Enhance th...

3 Reasons to know your RFP Score

03-08-18 05:41 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)

3 Reasons to know your RFP Score

Transform your approach to buying from ad hoc procurement to purchasing with process and structure.
  1. RFPs must be mastered to do procurement right!
  2. RFPs make purchasing strategic
  3. RFPs can be easy when you know your score
When you know ho...

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...

All About The Supply Chain by Bella C. Fletcher

03-17-17 08:42 AM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
sla-logo-2015030smallpng2Managing the supply chain is important for any business. When a small business experiences supply management issues, these can be just as troublesome as for a global company. In fact, the result of inhibited or inefficient growth can affect a small business even more than a larger one. This is becau...

4 things you should consider in forecasting

02-16-17 04:57 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
  Forecasting is difficult, but this can be mitigated. Dave Blanchard shared that there are steps so that companies can prevent setbacks and improve the demand planning capabilities. Moreover, Randy Strang, a vice president of global solutions shared some tips on what are the things that shoul...

Supply Chain Management by Igurvinderpal Singh

01-03-17 05:36 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
sla-logo-2015030smallpngThe success or failure of any business depends on how managers handle the daily activities. It is important that each manager knows the importance of producing quality goods or services in a timely manner to meet the need of their customers. It is also important that the goods or services produced a...

Renowned management and supply chain specialist to conduct series of webinar

11-05-16 05:22 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
A well-renowned management and supply chain specialist, Dr. Randall M. Mauldin, who has over 20 years experience in the United States Marine Corps’ purchasing and procurement will conduct a series of Webinar focusing on supplier diversity, strategic sourcing, building a procurement team, diversity s...

Webinar about Forecasting for Strategic Sourcing

10-26-16 01:53 PM By Randall Mauldin - Comment(s)
Florida, USA – A Webinar about the steps to forecasting for strategic sourcing is being set by Dr. Randall Mauldin, CPSM, PMP this coming November 1, 2016 at exactly 4 PM EST. The webinar will help supply chain professionals, ordinary people and students to understand the importance of forecasting ...

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...