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Fundraising and Non-Dues Revenue

Associations, like any other organization or business, need to make money. However, the financial landscape of Associations is much more elaborate than what meets the eye.

10 Signs You Need An Affinity Program

For associations, managing your member organizations and trying to maintain high satisfaction comes with plenty of challenges. If you have run into any of these hurdles, it may be a sign your association could use a.

Indirect Spend vs. Direct Spend

Procurement is the overarching act of obtaining goods or services and covers a wide process of payment. Underneath the larger procurement umbrella is direct and indirect spending. These two veins of cash flow, when.

Where Are Costs Hiding in Your Company’s Supply Chain?

Working out a supply chain strategy is like doing a 5,000-piece puzzle. You might spend weeks fitting the pieces together and still feel like you have only half of the picture. When you’re sorting hundreds of contracts.

The Nonprofit’s Guide to Negotiating Contracts to Reduce Business Costs

Contract Negotiation Strategies for Nonprofits As a nonprofit, every dollar you spend on operational costs is one you can’t spend on fulfilling your mission to help others. When business costs begin to get in the way of.

How to Cut Supply Chain Costs: 6 Lessons From Alibaba

Supply chain leaders can learn from Chinese e-commerce goliath Alibaba Group’s groundbreaking ideas, particularly when it comes to lowering costs and differentiating their operations. In just a few years, Alibaba, which.

How Hotels Can Win the Supply Chain Game

Managing supply chain and procurement is one of the best ways a hotelier can increase profits and minimize losses, but it's tough to do it well. A hotel must manage hundreds of SKUs. With so many products to buy, it's.

How Cloud Computing Is Transforming Supply Chain Management

Although cloud technology has been around for almost 20 years, supply chain professionals are relatively hesitant to migrate their systems. Paul Smith, a major British fashion retailer, is a comparatively early adopter.

Growing Association Membership by Helping Members Save Money

Five Ways to Increase Membership in an Organization Offer your members cost-saving benefits like group purchasing programs and discounted educational opportunities, and you'll likely not only grow your membership ranks.

3 Services GPOs Offer That Save More Than Money

GPO services save group purchasing organization members money on the everyday costs associated with running a business. This can include the costs of small package shipping, office supplies, food distribution, hotel.

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