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Covid Truths or Myths: Chaos and piracy in the supply chain, turning the DSO screws and bottling pay equity

April 14, 2020

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PPE tarmac piracy, why Contract Management Software is good (and potentially bad), equal demands, demands equal pay and more from this past week.

Procurement’s Role in the Reshoring Trend by Kelly Barner

January 12, 2015

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I took advantage of my six spare (but, alas, non consecutive) minutes over the holidays to get caught up on some reading. After all of the gifts had been opened and all of the mess had been cleaned up, I found one last gift of the year in the December 2014 issue of Supply & […]

Public Procurement Finds Itself in Trouble. Again. by Kelly Barner

November 13, 2014

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Why is it that every time public sector procurement (which is the only procurement most people are familiar with) makes the news, it’s because they have done something ridiculous? I think sometimes public sector procurement gets a bad rap, with a few bad actors serving as the basis for broadly generalized low expectations. The public […]

The Prognosticators Series: 2013 Predictions by Source One

February 11, 2013

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Editor’s Note:  As is often the case when the hands of time tick relentlessly forward into another new year, we take this opportunity to look ahead to what the next 12 months might hold in store for us both personally as well as for the purchasing industry as a whole. In this fifth installment of […]