Idea Lounge


Jul
27

Introducing … Buying as a Service

By Sam Vail

One company can’t do it all. That’s why organizations often seek external support for areas outside of their core competency. They work with outside legal counsel, employ advertising agencies, rely on public relations firms and outsource payroll.  Allow me…

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Jun
9

The CPG Marketing + Procurement Dilemma

By Andrew Rader

For Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies, Marketing is a mission-critical function and a major barometer for overall brand health. The same reason we know the names Nike, Budweiser and Kleenex is the reason why Marketing is king within CPG. On…

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Jul
27

Are you satisfied?

By Editor

Customers expect nothing less than total satisfaction with their purchase experiences. How many times have you gone out to dinner and enjoyed great food but terrible service? The overall result is that you’re probably not recommending that restaurant to…

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Jan
1

Let’s Build the Case

By Editor

DATA, DETAIL AND A REASON TO BELIEVE

LogicSource utilized the Mutual Value Assessment (MVA) methodology to identify a major retailer’s product spend, current supply chain, sourcing processes and technology across the concept-to-customer lifecycle. Using an onsite team, we provided sourcing…

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Jan
1

Aligning the Interests of Buyers and Suppliers

By Editor

THE COUNTERINTUITIVE TRUTHS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Important ideas get lost in translation when moving from concept stage to real-world execution. LogicSource believes the best way to align buyer and supplier interests is to embrace the counter-intuitive truths of supply…

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Dec
22

Don’t Be Afraid to Think Big About Measurement

By Editor

USING STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT METRICS TO CREATE ENTERPRISE VALUE

LogicSource’s Mutual Value Assessment frequently shows that businesses are spending more than they thought. Based on their collective experience of implementing new enterprise-level metrics across a number of industries, LogicSource recommends viewing…

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