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Hope you and your family continue to be safe.  You have heard us talk about the fact that COVID is  a Predictable and Inevitable event which means that we must deal with it before it happens next time.  It also means that you must therefore put in place the Organizational Competency and a way to [...]

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Author: Dalip Raheja
Posted: June 4, 2020, 6:51 pm

I hope you and your families are staying healthy and safe. I wish I had even a penny for every time I heard, “there are just not enough hours in the day to add even one more thing to my plate”.   I get it! We are all trying to juggle careers, family, friends, etc. and [...]

The post Do You Know the Difference Between Strategic Sourcing & Category Management:  “I Just Don’t Have the Time”!!! appeared first on A Category Management Blog.

Author: Anne Kohler
Posted: May 28, 2020, 4:08 pm

Procurement/Supply Executive Round Table (PERT)  Part II.: Creative Strategies to deal with your Supply Base Challenges AND Opportunities When April 23, 202 1 PM – 3 PM No Cost for this Event Where: Your Office   What you need to Attend: A computer, tablet, or smartphone An internet connection     What Members are saying: [...]

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Author: TMG Admin
Posted: May 18, 2020, 8:04 pm

In case you think you’ve had a rough time dealing with your PPE challenges, imagine what it would have been like if you had to stand up a Supply Chain, from scratch, and deliver the following: Over $250mm Less than a week Delivery across the globe Multiple stakeholders representing multiple companies across multiple industries across [...]

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Author: Dalip Raheja
Posted: May 14, 2020, 4:46 pm

I hope you and your families are staying healthy and safe. After reading my title you are most likely asking yourself “how are these topics related to each other and to Category Management”? I can and will relate all three of these topics to Category Management.  If you have picked up a newspaper or turned [...]

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Author: Anne Kohler
Posted: May 7, 2020, 3:27 pm