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Understanding Your Supply Landscape

November 16th, 2022|Comments Off on Understanding Your Supply Landscape

Disruption Management has become a major discipline in today’s Supply Management doctrine.  The abatement of supply risks is at the heart of such doctrines and strategies. NLPA designed the Supply Risk Ecosystem Framework to conceptualize [...]

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How to Benefit and Reduce Cost by Improving Your Risk & Disruption Processes

October 17th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Benefit and Reduce Cost by Improving Your Risk & Disruption Processes

Continuous Improvement and Risk Management Systems have long been essential to realizing supply chain and organizational success. This is especially true at a time when organizations are preoccupied with ensuring reliable supply lines, cost reduction, [...]

Keys to Negotiation Success: Assessing Leverage and Issue Identification

September 20th, 2022|Comments Off on Keys to Negotiation Success: Assessing Leverage and Issue Identification

Successful negotiations require careful preparation and planning. The following are the 10 Critical Steps for Negotiation Preparation: Assessing your Leverage Identifying the Issues Setting Targets Deciding when to disclose targets Developing a Strategy Putting Negotiation [...]

Do You Conduct an Annual Procurement Strategy Review?

August 24th, 2022|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Do You Conduct an Annual Procurement Strategy Review?

Annual strategy reviews are critical to strategic, tactical, and operational management. A Procurement strategy is a game plan or action plan by which a Procurement Function Mandate is implemented. Moreover, a procurement strategy provides teams [...]

Case Study: An Auto Manufacturer’s Supply Chain Goes From 0 to 60 (in less than a year)

July 11th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Case Study: An Auto Manufacturer’s Supply Chain Goes From 0 to 60 (in less than a year)

Supply chain management is critical to achieving several business objectives.  It is essential to company success and customer satisfaction. Read about how a British supercar manufacturer took control of its supply chain management and became [...]

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Sales and Operations Planning – What Is It, and Why Should You Care?

June 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Sales and Operations Planning – What Is It, and Why Should You Care?

What is S&OP? S&OP stands for Sales and Operations Planning. In simple terms, it is a decision-making process that ensures that the tactical plans in all business functions are aligned and in support of the [...]

Case Study: An Auto Manufacturer’s Supply Chain Goes From 0 to 60 (in less than a year)

Supply chain management is critical to achieving several business objectives.  It is essential to company success and customer satisfaction. Read about how a British supercar manufacturer took control of its [...]

Sales and Operations Planning – What Is It, and Why Should You Care?

What is S&OP? S&OP stands for Sales and Operations Planning. In simple terms, it is a decision-making process that ensures that the tactical plans in all business functions are aligned [...]

Strategic Development of Supply Partners

When set up right, a supplier development program will lead to producing a trusted business partner. Procurement Teams are responsible for an increasing number of suppliers. Consequently, this increases the [...]

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