Here's a look at where Source One's cost reduction experts have been featured this week!
MRO Demystified: Repairing the Traditional Approaches to MRO Spend Management
No organization would dispute the importance of its MRO spend. Without the literal nuts and bolts of their operations, a company cannot hope to carry out operations. Understanding the importance of the category and tackling it effectively, however, are two very different things. Traditional approaches to the category often leave businesses struggling with inefficiency, missed opportunity, and poor communication. Source One's new whitepaper aims to correct this. Offering tips and strategies for organizations of all sizes, it promotes a more strategic approach to this critical category.
New Podcast: Strategic Sourcing: Back to Basics
Associate Director and Procurement Transformation Lead Jennifer Ulrich joins the Source One Podcast to discuss the knowledge gaps that exist within far too many Procurement groups. For many organizations, poor or nonexistent training is purely a budgeting issue. These companies, Ulrich suggests, still have options in the form of free online resources. However organizations elect to train their Procurement teams, Ulrich emphasizes the importance of training other business units on Procurement's role as well.
Upcoming Events: Procurement Professionals Happy Hour: Chicago, IL
October 18, Source One is hosting its fourth annual Procurement Professionals Happy Hour. Chicago-area Supply Chain professionals are invited to join us for cocktails, hors d'ouevres, and the opportunity to network with industry peers. Interested in attending? Contact Kaitlyn Krigbaum (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn more.
Enterprise Technology Management Association Conference: Philadelphia, PA
September 24-26, Source One's IT and Telecom Procurement team is headed to the City of Brotherly for this conference focused on 'The Revolution of Connected Technologies.' The event boasts a packed agenda covering topics like Telecom Expense Management, 5G, and more.