2008 International Conference Proceedings (May 2008)

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Business Continuity Training and Testing: Narrowing the Gaps


Supply Chain Business Continuity: Preparing to Survive the Next Disaster


How to Use Savvy Energy Procurement to Reduce Operating Costs Significantly


Boeing Supplier Strategy and Lean


Small Business Supply Management


Value Focused Relationships: The Key to Accessing Supplier Innovation


Making a Stronger Case for Supplier Diversity


Looming Issues in Logistics


Procurement Outsourcing & Blendshoring: Reaping the Benefits


Maximizing Your Value-Add: Conducting a Best-in-Class Market Analysis


Strategic Sourcing Plans Made Easier with a Take-Away Outline


Project 100. How To Save 100 Million Dollars. Really!


Strategies for Rewarding Your Best Suppliers in a Dynamic Supply Chain


Nurturing Supplier Diversity in the Fastest Growing Sectors of Small Business


Speak Like a CFO, and Get Senior Management's Attention


Are You the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain?


Electronic Information and Supply Chain Document Retention Policies: Practical and Strategic Considerations


Supplier Relationship Management Maturity Model


Assessing Your Global Sourcing Strategy and Results


Supplier Management for Complex Outsourced Services: A Strategic Framework


Purchasing Success for the Service Sector: Using Lean & Six Sigma


Current Challenges in Global Sourcing


Gatorade/Graham "On-Site" Alliance


The Emergence of Women in Purchasing (I'm Not 6'2" And Worst Of All I'm A Girl)


Service Contracts – What is the Right Price?


Greening Your Supply Chain


Negotiating In a Global Environment: What You Need To Know


Avoiding Disputes When Winding Down A Supply Relationship


Supply Management in Global Operating Facilities: Sizing Up Your Global Suppliers


Solving the Puzzle: Bringing Visibility to Accountability


How to Balance "Green" with Getting the Green


Project Management for the Supply Professional


Shared Value Chain Cost Reduction Through Innovative Supplier Relationships


Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Low Cost Country Sourcing


How to Increase Profitability by Managing Surplus Assets


Build the ARCH to Reach Your Career Goals


Social Responsibilty: A Plan for the Growth of Socially Responsible Procurement


The Concept of Lean Business Practice


Creating a Purchased Price Index as a Key Performance Indicator


Supply Management in the Decade Ahead: Implementing Strategic Initiatives


Sourcing and Managing Marketing Agency Spend


Alliance Management (a.k.a. Supplier Relationship Management)


Finding the Gotchas in Equipment Leasing Before They Find You


Supplier Intelligence - Optimizing the Supplier Visit


Dealing with Information Overload: Tools and Techniques


Six-Step Approach to Capital Purchases


Best Practices to Develop Supplier Scorecards and KPIs


Implementing Best Practices in Small- and Medium-sized Purchasing Organizations


The Hub Factor: Building Supplier Relationships in a Changing Environment


Lessons From China Sourcing


Supply Market Analysis for a Competitive Advantage


Supply Risk Management


Lean and Its Application to Your Company and Your Suppliers


Alliance on the Rocks - How to End A Supplier Relationship


Sustainability: Supply Management's Action Role


A Killer Innovations Process for Supply Management


Supply Chain Improvement in a Weak Top Management Commitment Environment


Are We Over, Under or Right On? Forecasting Can Help!