Supply Chain

The Sharing Economy Boom: What It Means for the Supply Chain
Supply Chain

The Sharing Economy Boom: What It Means for the Supply Chain

A new economy is here — the sharing economy — and it will change the supply chain forever. 

The entire supply chain has had to undergo a massive shift to keep up with the shared economy, and unless the transportation industry adapts to the new way of exchanging goods and services, it will find itself stagnating.

What Is the Sharing Economy?

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Finding Decentralized Solutions for MRO Spend Management
Supply Chain

Finding Decentralized Solutions for MRO Spend Management

When companies begin to assess their MRO spend, they often refer to it as a “greenfield” with significant potential for identifying savings opportunities. While this is generally the case, there’s usually a reason they’ve waited so long to take a look.

Companies have a lot of preconceived notions about MRO. They often see it as too complicated, too labor intensive, too...

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Developing the Business Case for Supplier Diversity
Supply Chain

Developing the Business Case for Supplier Diversity

With minority- and women-owned businesses becoming a more visible segment of the American economy, supplier diversity programs should eclipse the ideation of preferential treatment of women and minorities, challenge the assumption of simply meeting a quota system, and reframe these preconceived thoughts as an opportunity to use fresh and underutilized suppliers.

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