Strategic sourcing can improve suppliers' productivity, component and product quality-and the bottom line.
Third-party logistics pace of change
Reducing internal costs and enhancing customer value draw attention.
Strategic-component selection creates consistencies, saves costs.
The early hype over B2B trading exchanges may have stirred unrealistic management expectations and blurred potential pitfalls.
Manufacturing exchanges have emerged as a bold new tool of efficiency and communication. Their strategic value lies in how you use them.
Making the value-chain pipeline flow.
More products include a dot.com component.
How to do business profitably with mass merchants.