Category: Procurement

3 Actions for Sourcing Cost-Effective Injection Mold Tooling
Feb 23, 2018 Justin Coffin Procurement

Many factors should be considered when sourcing tooling, but three simple actions will go a long way toward finding the most cost-effective solution for your organization.

4 Considerations When Sourcing a Carbon Fiber Supply Partner
Feb 2, 2018 Tony Lancione Procurement

Large OEMs are investing serious capital in carbon fiber production technology, and as a result, the carbon fiber market is growing quicker than ever in the aerospace, sporting goods, and medical industries.

3 Considerations When Choosing a Tooling Supply Partner
Jan 26, 2018 Tony Lancione Procurement

While cost remains a critical element in any sourcing activity, we argue that overall tooling capabilities, experience, and timing are equally important and should be weighted accordingly as part of your decision criteria.

8 Tips for Low-Volume Sourcing
Jul 19, 2017 Tony Lancione Procurement

Tap into innovation. Low-volume programs are the ideal programs to leverage new technologies, processes, and suppliers.

5 Steps to Produce Onshoring Success
Jun 30, 2017 William Crane Procurement

Companies who transition their buy to the US should follow a strategic, repeatable approach to generate the best results when sourcing domestically.

4 Key Considerations for Sourcing a Metal Fabrication Supply Partner
May 12, 2017 Tony Lancione Procurement

Metal fabrication is an art. Understanding a potential metal fabrication supply partner’s capabilities, experience, quality, and costs will put you and your company in the best position to win for the long term.

3 Ways Procurement Professionals Can Successfully Lead Change
Mar 27, 2017 Tony Lancione Procurement

If procurement professionals can communicate their message for change effectively, create a sense of urgency, and motivate team members to collaborate, then they will successfully lead the implementation of change for their team, department, or entire organization.

4 Key Considerations for Sourcing the Right Machining Supply Partner
Feb 20, 2017 Tony Lancione Procurement

Understanding a potential machining supply partner’s capabilities, experience, quality, and costs will put you and your company in the best position to win in the long term.

Supply Partner Mindset
Jan 30, 2017 Tony Lancione Procurement

Teach your team to develop suppliers by analyzing the total cost of ownership, identifying and maintaining supplier performance metrics, and developing strategic partnerships through transparent communication.

Supply Base Optimization
Jan 23, 2017 William Crane Procurement

When leveraged as part of a supplier development program, supply base optimization can dramatically speed up the implementation and improve the performance of lean supply chain initiatives.

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