2006 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Supplier Management and Relationships
A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in Inside Supply Management® (formerly Purchasing Today® and NAPM Insights®) magazine. Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.
Ex Propriis: Contemplation and Thoughts (Translated from Latin) "Of One's Own Resources"
What should you do if accepting a friend's invitation to use their cabin could affect the appearance of your professional reputation in the community?
Editor's Page: Supply Management Buzz
Instead of just approaching the "usual suspects," a little extra effort to find a minority- and women-owned business enterprise supplier paid off for ISM.
Executive Access to the Chair
Lack of a vision for supplier relationship management is a major barrier to successful implementation of these practices.
Katrina and Rita. While these two female names seem harmless enough, their hurricane namesakes proved quite the opposite. Slamming into Louisiana as a Category 3 storm on August 29, 2005, Katrina became one of the most destructive, costly and deadly natural disasters in the history of the United States. Then, not even one month later, Hurricane Rita blew into the same region, bringing more destruction to the Gulf states.
Executive Access to the CEO
It is important to distinguish between what supplier relationship management means and what it doesn't mean.
Tapping Into ... Managing Suppliers
Collaborative sourcing and supplier relationship management software may both have a place in your organization, but it's not the same place. They are two distinct approaches to managing suppliers. In order to reap the benefits of both, mind the gap know when to keep them apart and how to bring them together.
Tapping Into ... Supplier Relationships
As the world of supply management evolves, relationships with suppliers must do the same. By exploring different aspects of your suppliers, you will be able to better evaluate how the relationship is affecting your bottomline.