Category Archives: Sourcing News

Holland America Line Marks Earth Day with Rollout of Sustainable Seafood Program

Adopts environmentally responsible purchasing practices and features menus that showcase sustainable seafood More

Elemica Touts Green Impact of Supply Chain Network

Debuts ‘Green Calculator’ to identify savings in energy, water, trees; sees greener supply chains aided by automation of B2B processes More

OfficeMax Names EVP President of Retail

Retail veteran Michael J. Lewis assumes responsibility for retail P&L and all aspects of the retail business, including merchandising, store operations and real estate More

GHX Debuts New Software, Services to Strengthen Healthcare Supply Chain

Company expands product capabilities to meet the growing needs for speed, convenience and cost savings More

Mexico Remains Top Choice for Manufacturing ‘Near-Shoring’

AlixPartners survey of senior executives says 63 percent of those planning to source closer to home cite Mexico More

Risk Mitigation Strategies for Supply Chains from 200 to 10,000 Miles

Natural disasters, political unrest and other events are forcing many businesses to re-examine their ability to manage supply chain disruption; JDA offers risk-mitigation guidelines More

In A New Age of Supply Chain Uncertainty

Supply chain risk management as a discipline More

Disruptions in the Global Supply Chain

By failing to prepare for the unexpected, businesses risk everything from interruption to ruin More

Time to Get Started with Supplier Diversity

How to build and maintain a successful supplier diversity program in times of budget cuts More

Samsung Closes in on Intel for Semiconductor Market Leadership in 2010

Worldwide semiconductor revenue surges in 2010, but rise of South Korea’s Samsung marks shift in market standings of lead players, IHS iSuppli reports More

ISM Names 2011 Winners of Awards for Excellence in Supply Management

Recipients will be recognized at ISM Conference next month in Orlando More

Outsourcing Restructurings Return to Historical Norms, While New Scope Awards Hold Steady

Global TPI Index points to industry upswing as outlook suggests healthy contracting activity for remainder of 2011 More

Formal Strategic Sourcing Functions Seen Playing Greater Role in the Enterprise

Best-in-class companies more likely to use e-sourcing technology, drive greater contract compliance, Aberdeen Group’s 2011 State of Strategic Sourcing Report finds More

Companies Shifting From Recovery to Growth, but Hiring Will Likely Continue to Lag

Deloitte CFO Signals survey reveals growing optimism among top finance execs, but continued concerns over impact of healthcare, regulatory reform More

CVM Solutions Reports Record First Quarter Revenue Growth

32 percent increase over same period in 2010 marks third straight quarter of 30 percent growth; global trends driving greater need for better supply management, enabler says More