Today’s procurement professionals face challenges – from negotiating contracts to sourcing quality products and reducing costs. In today’s atmosphere of tight budgets and competitive vendors, it’s tough to keep up. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a paper capacity shift, impacting price and the availability of paper, according to Kevin Koertje, North American Sales Leader at Boise Paper.
Business rankings used to favor the same countries for years. But how about in a post-pandemic, digital world?
The digital era has become the new normal for most businesses – and often with that come customers with stronger budget restrictions. The logical approach is for businesses to look for new markets around the globe. But uncertainty prevails—where does it make sense to invest now?
Here's the break down of the top 5 countries to expand to based on GDP, purchasing power parity, and stability, and demonstrate solutions for cross cultural challenges amidst a digital age.
As people begin to return to the office environment there is much talk about what the new work-life will be like. Employees may feel apprehensive: they want to experience interaction with others, but they also want to feel comfortable and safe.
Jamie Vogel, VP of Sales and Marketing at Transportation Impact and Marco Pambianco, Regional Director, Central at OMNIA Partners recently discussed in a webinar, various ways in which companies can avoid unnecessary shipping costs this year through education ideas, insights, and data.
Most procurement departments are familiar with running an office products Request For Proposal (RFP), especially the time, effort and resources required. Years of running RFPs may give a company confidence that they are putting in place an effective office supplies contract with negotiated savings. However, hidden costs are not always uncovered with an Office Products RFP.
While business travel itself can be both rewarding and challenging, nothing makes an employee’s eyes glaze over more quickly than the thought of the post trip expense processing. Time-consuming, rife with potential for error, it can be a hotbed for both inadvertent and deliberate fraud that can lead to severe consequences for individuals and businesses.
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AR and multilingual content in manufacturing can help solve specific challenges related to the manufacturing industry. Read how the use of AR and multilingual content can create an efficient, lean and agile manufacturing processes resulting in more productivity, compliance and safety.
The volume of data in modern Life Sciences continues to grow, and the way that Life Sciences firms utilize that data becomes even broader. However, effectively managing data is no small undertaking, with most organizations having multiple systems, processes and functions, holding millions and millions of data points.