Procurement Leadership Program can help individuals market the real value of procurement to the enterprise

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Gene Richter is widely known as one of the world’s true procurement gurus, and I was privileged to have known him when he came to speak several times at Michigan State during the 1992-1999 period when I was there. MOre information can be found on our Procurement Leadership website.

Thinking Differently About Procurement: The SCRC Meeting Theme on April 29-30, 2013

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Our next SCRC meeting will focus on “The Future of Procurement”, and will be held on April 29-30, at the NC State University Club in Raleigh, NC. An important theme that will be explored at this meeting is around the role of procurement individuals in the future. However, category management may not be the only way to think about how to organize procurement effectively. We need to think differently on what we focus our attention on in procurement.” .

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Challenges and possible solutions for local seafood supply chains

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If they could see the value to sell into Raleigh, Charlotte, and Asheville, they could perhaps move to a place where fishermen can earn enough money to stay on the water, fish houses can be profitable, retailers will provide what their customers want, and we can once again eat healthy, tasty local seafood. Food Supply Chains Local Food Systems Procurement Sustainability Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management Supply chain Relationships Sustainability

We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper

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For example, companies like Amazon are constructing massive distribution centers outside of major hubs like Atlanta, Raleigh, and Chicago, and are building them with direct access to on-ramps that go onto interstate highways built in the 1950s.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

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MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

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Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

A “Swiss Army Knife” of Supply Chain Talent Requirements: Views from a Former Wolfpack Student

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He then went into global imports for the central purchasing group in Raleigh. In supply chain, you can focus in procurement, sourcing, inventory control, logistics, and other off-shoots that occur on a daily basis. Stuart William was in one of my former MBA classes at NC State in 2008, and graduated into one of the worst economies ever in May of 2009. Upon graduation, there simply weren’t any jobs available at all!

Reflections on the LIVING Supply Chain SCRC Meeting

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The SCRC meeting featured a group of executives, students, and faculty participating at the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting yesterday in Raleigh, held at the new Talley Student Center on the NC State campus. This discussion was followed up by a great presentation from Vince Messimer, who is retiring from Shell Oil after 34 years with the company as their head of procurement for Shell Manufacturing. From a procurement standpoint, we get updates daily.

High-Tech Nation: How Technological Innovation Shapes America’s 435 Congressional Districts

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iconic places, such as the Route 128 tech corridor around Boston, Massachusetts; Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and, of course, California’s white-hot Silicon Valley.