Susan Avery of My Purchasing Center will disclose results of the 2012 OfficeMax Office Products Industry Study during the webcast. This study evaluated 200 organizations and their business conditions and sourcing activity. The results of the study specify 10 key metrics used for tracking performance of suppliers of office products and reveals how providers compare to other strategic suppliers.
The webcast discussion will delve into the results of the study as well as procurement’s strategy for sourcing office products and other indirect spend categories. Topics to be discussed include:
- Evaluating the value of indirect procurement to an organization
- Selling procurement’s value within an organization
- Consolidating indirect spend
- Extending agreements with suppliers to meeting corporate goals for sustainability, supplier diversity, and global sourcing