Category Management and Understanding the Importance of Relationships

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Do you wish to improve the visibility, sourcing practices, contracting and value received from your spend which provides value to your clients? This program will assist in answering some of those questions by focusing on topics related to distributors, manufacturers, raw material suppliers, service providers, and true commodity supplies. The presenter will also explore the difference between commodity management and category management, as well as the skills needed to deal with foreign sources and manage administration costs.

Originally aired: February 9, 2012

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Robert Handfield, Ph.D.
Bank of America University Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University
Director, Supply Chain Resource Consortium, NC State


John Yuva
Manager and Editor of Inside Supply Management®
Institute for Supply Management™

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