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.

Why You Should Rethink Handling Procurement Internally

For many companies, purchasing decisions are handled in-house. With the possible exception of an assistant, the job often rests on the shoulders of one person: the procurement manager. This purchasing professional has a.

Three Hidden Costs That Could Be Marking Up Your Business Contracts

Hidden Costs in Business Contracts Your suppliers want to help you deliver to customers, but they also need to turn a profit. How do you maintain a strong relationship with suppliers while ensuring both of you benefit?.

Managing Your Company’s Sourcing and Procurement

When creating a strategy for managing your company’s spend, procurement and sourcing decisions largely hinge on four factors: Time Resources Leverage Goals

How UNA Can Help Businesses Save Money on Their Indirect Spend

 UNA Purchasing Solutions helps businesses and organizations with their indirect spend strategies by saving them time and money on the products and services they use every day from the suppliers they trust.

Chain Reactions: How GPOs Insulate Companies Against Downturns

The Great Recession didn’t just adversely affect financially troubled companies. After all, every time a bankruptcy is filed, shock waves travel along supply chains and often take healthy companies by surprise. In other.

Maximize Your Buying Power

Everyone wants to get the most bang for their buck, especially when it’s the company’s buck. While every dollar may have the same inherent value, a dollar strategically spent can procure much more.

Indirect Procurement Strategy

Remember our strategy for becoming a two-cookie company by maximizing your spend? Let’s shift perspective and pretend that you own the bakery and are looking to cut down on your spending. When looking at your expenses,.

Save On Food Purchasing Through GPOs

What if you could save money on food purchasing while increasing operational efficiency, all without sacrificing quality or adding to administrative burdens? By joining a group purchasing organization, or GPO, you’re.

New Year, New Savings Opportunities

Between gifts, parties, and travel, your wallet has probably taken a holiday hit. Don’t worry, when it comes to your business purchasing needs, we’ve got you covered. As a gift to ring in the new year, we have packaged.

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