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Attract Great Talent by Improving the Hiring Experience

March 29, 2022 / by Staffmark Group posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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Navigating the labor shortage is a top priority for companies everywhere. The U.S. Labor Department’s most recent report shows a near record 11.3 million job openings across the country.

You’ve heard the popular term “The Great Resignation,” as an all-time high number of people have quit their jobs over the last several months.

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Creating a Safe and Connected Facility with Lift Truck Telematics

March 28, 2022 / by OnPoint Group posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Material Handling

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Telematics has made its mark by turning lift trucks into connected assets. The core features of these solutions include impact monitoring and providing a digital record of safety incidents. The systems digitize safety checklists, rather than forcing operators and supervisors to fiddle with paper records.

According to telematics providers, these solution suites are getting more connected to other systems and providing deeper operational insights through the use of business intelligence (BI) and analytics tools, with the end goal of providing a safer, more productive fleet.

 

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Navigate Tight Labor Market with Group Purchasing Strategy

March 22, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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Organizations across the country are dealing with the tightest labor market since the 1950s. For nearly a full year, a record number of workers quit their jobs. The compounding workforce issues present an opportunity for procurement professionals to step up as problem solvers, and we’ve already seen it happening as they bring solutions to the table and become even more valuable at their company.

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Procurement’s Route to Preventing Federal Compliance Violations

March 17, 2022 / by Konica Minolta posted in IT & Telecom, Information Technology

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Companies are feeling the pressure of potential risks from the Russia-Ukraine conflict. With tightened government regulations and a focus on national security, procurement leaders can play a role in ensuring their organization isn’t subject to billions of dollars in fines or other penalties for compliance violations.

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Purchasing to Maintain Safe & Productive Facilities

March 16, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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While industries across the country deal with a leaner than ever workforce, having proper safety measures in place for your workers and facilities are critical components of not only preventing injury but also attracting and retaining great talent. There’s an increasing number of demands that must be met in the health and safety realm, giving facilities and safety leaders a heightened awareness in anticipating and solving workplace safety issues by deploying rapid solutions.  

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How Procurement Can Manage Shipping Rate Increases

March 7, 2022 / by TransImpact posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Small Parcel Solutions, Less Than Truckload, Procurement, gpo

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Does your company feel that it’s lost control of its shipping operations? After an exceptionally tough year of supply chain disruptions and strained carrier capacity, your company and logistics operations could use a break. The pressure on supply chains is showing no sign of easing up anytime soon while manufacturers are having issues covering the cost of shipping. 

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Auto Company Increases Buying Power & Manages Spend with GPO

March 3, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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Procurement teams are vital to the operations of an organization. Your team has likely been instrumental in helping your company maneuver through continued supply chain issues and other major challenges but you're often overworked and stretched thin trying to hit deadlines and overcome contracting issues. Relief can be found in a group purchasing organization (GPO). 

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How Private Sector Organizations Can Improve Cybersecurity Posture

March 2, 2022 / by SHI posted in Procurement, IT & Telecom

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It has long been predicted that the next major military conflict will be fought as much in cyberspace as in the physical world. Indeed, the invasion of Ukraine was preceded by a growing number of cyber attacks on Ukrainian both public and private sector organizations. So how can private sector procurement teams help their organizations gear up for emerging cyber threats?


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What are the Benefits of Buying Groups?

February 16, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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While your procurement process works, and you're successful at it, there is no doubt you may feel swamped from time to time. You may have a mountain of projects you'd love to tackle but no extra time. What if we told you there was a partnership you could leverage to take some weight off your shoulders and give you more time to focus on your overall procurement and organizational strategy?

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