Idea Lounge


May
6
Women in Procurement

Women in Procurement: The New Power Players

By Jelena Brown

It’s a reality of the US workforce that women are underrepresented in almost every industry, especially at the corporate level. Procurement at large is no exception. Though companies that want an edge on their competitors would be wise to…

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Apr
9

Finding the Buried Treasure in Your Organization

By Editor

There is a hidden resource hiding within every organization. And it’s one that can help any leader—CPO, CFO, COO—overcome the primary challenge with which they are tasked: increase earnings. For most of the clients we’ve worked with at LogicSource,…

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Mar
12

Building the Talent of Your Company’s Dreams

By Jelena Brown

I’m reminded of the common Field of Dreams misquote, “If you build it, they will come.” All Ray had to do was build the ball field and open the doors, and apparitions of history’s greatest baseball players along with…

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Oct
23

Procurement Pros: You Have Major Brand Vulnerability!

By David Pennino

Brand vulnerability is the degree to which a brand is exposed to risk. Companies have studied the subject for decades. Whether it’s misalignment of messaging and execution, a crisis of credibility, or a struggle to innovate and stay relevant,…

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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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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 Editor

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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