Making Remote Procurement Work: Strategies and Tools to Manage Business as Usual in An Unusual New World

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In a recent article in CPO Strategy by lain Campbell-McKenna, he rightfully pointed out that remote working is not a new thing. The idea of working from home was “more of a concept along the lines of the four-day workweek and flex-hours, hence was promising but not necessarily practical on a large scale.” With COVID-19 it is a whole new ball game. We are all, as Campbell-McKenna put it “for now, and the foreseeable future together on our own.” How do we then move beyond our comfort zones to adopt new strategies, practices, and tools to deliver a higher level of expectation?
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THE EMERGING FUTURE OF SUPPLY CHAINS

Many of the goods imported into the U.S. rely on intricate, finely-tuned, international supply chains. When the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on international supply networks that caused shortages, price increases, and instilled plenty of worry in consumers, it also set in motion more conversation about the emerging future of supply chains. But how did we get here? In this webinar, participants will learn more about the past, present, and future of supply chains and freight systems, including how supply chains have changed over time, evolving types of freight providers, autonomous freight advancements, and public policy changes. The presentation, which is also the TRB 2022 Deen Lecture, will be led by Anne Strauss-Wieder and discussion will be facilitated by Lillian Borrone.
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Navigating the New Chinese Import Tariffs

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With the proposal to implement a 25% increase to the duties of goods imported from China to the United States, the potential implications are far-reaching and yet to be understood. How those importers think and act in the next few months will be important to their business and supply chain operations. In this webinar, Brenda Espeleta, VP of Customs, will break down everything you need to know as an importer facing the potential new taxes.
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THE RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN

Supply Chain Now Radio

Amazon has turned the business landscape on its head. Netflix has transformed the entertainment industry. Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry. Aerospace firms are feeling the squeeze. Are you ready for what’s next? According to LMA Consulting Group’s research study, The Amazon Effect: How Higher Customer Service Standards Impact Your Business and What You Can Do to Thrive, customers are no longer satisfied with quality products delivered on-time; instead, they want rapid delivery, “go the extra mile” partnership type service and collaborative R&D/ design.
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SUPPLY CHAIN MARKETING: LEARN FROM THE PROS

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Supply Chain Marketing can be a haze of buzzwords, with every company in a crowded space endlessly describing their ‘solution’ and ‘platform’ as the best fit. Throw in expensive Magic Quadrants and Forrester Waves and it can seem even more daunting to get your message out there.That’s where third-party validation via targeted analyst and public relations can help companies form an identity that separates from competitors.Your customers are your biggest assets, with your executives close behind. They should tell your stories, giving prospects scenarios they can identify with, featuring experts with an understanding of both the problems and the solutions. To get these stories and perspectives working for you, you need the ear of influencers, and you’ll need to persuade them. This webinar will offer some advice on how to find those influencers and rally them to your cause, creating a mutually beneficial relationship that provides you air cover to do what you do best: sell.
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