Idea Lounge


Mar
16
transparency and trust

Transparency, Trust, and Collaboration in Supply Chain Management

By Editor

March Industry Roundup

A roundup of late 2014 supply chain articles highlights the industry trend toward “transparency” across supply chain management operations – transparency across the operation AND transparency in buyer/supplier or buyer/provider relationships. Thought leaders across the spectrum found…

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Dec
22

Taming the Procurement Tornado

By Editor

SPEEDING COMPLEX CATEGORIES TO MARKET WITH FEWER HANDS ON DECK

How to make getting to market with complex categories more of a breeze, despite dwindling resources and the challenges of using automation. LogicSource explains how procurement professionals in the eye…

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Dec
22

The Gorilla And The Hummingbird

By Editor

“It’s like trying to be the 800 pound gorilla and a hummingbird at the same time!” remarked a senior executive discussing the challenges of achieving excellence in strategic sourcing and procurement.

That comment raised two questions: What did he mean?…

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Dec
22

Where Do We Go Next?

By Editor

Companies that source and procure from third parties often have a vision of a range of partnerships that bring them new thinking and innovation. However, things change, and as these relationships mature, they can find that the services provided…

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Dec
22

Walk Through Walls

By Editor

INTEGRATING THE CONCEPT-TO-CUSTOMER BUSINESS PROCESS

Previously, distinctive departments worked in their own silos handing off “completed” goals. Now the barriers are broken, and everyone in the marketing support and procurement continuum are not only on the same page – everyone can…

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Dec
22

There is a Better Way

By Editor

SAAS SOLUTIONS = ABILITY + AGILITY – CAPEX

The rise of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) will herald the eventual delivery of enterprise applications as web-hosted services via a browser. The LogicSource solution enhances this idea to empower clients with new, innovative capabilities…

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Dec
21

The Ingredients for Better Buying

By Editor

Behind every smart sourcing solution are six key ingredients: domain expertise; strategic sourcing capabilities; business processes; technology; supplier base; and market leverage. LogicSource brings a peerless group of assets and capabilities to help our clients buy better – transforming…

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