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Edward Snowden’s Impact on Your Supply Chain by Kelly Barner

July 3, 2013

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Edward Snowden is the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor that is currently a fugitive from justice. According to a June 23rd article on CNN, “Snowden has revealed himself as the source of documents outlining a massive effort by the U.S. National Security Agency to track cell phone calls and monitor the e-mail and Internet […]

Bridging the disconnect between finance and purchasing (Part 3): EPS and the Swinging Pendulum of Responsibility

September 14, 2011

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Now comes the fun part.  The changes which are possible – based on what I’ve described so far, are identified in blue in the next figure.  Revenues are shown to increase 3%, purchased goods and services costs (as a % of revenues) are reduced from 60% to 55%, and SG&A expenses as a % of […]

The Paucity of suppliers bidding on City of Ottawa contracts is a symptom of a much larger problem

December 4, 2009

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It would be difficult for me to actually provide a number relative to how many times I have referenced the problems associated with what I refer to as an eroding supply based. Over the past few years, and more recently within the pages of this blog or on the virtual airwaves of the PI Window […]

Kraft Buys Into the Mirage of Vendor Rationalization (REVISITED)

September 9, 2009

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How does a vendor rationalization strategy still make sense in a post-pandemic world?