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ICYMIM: October 21, 2019

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ICYMIM: October 21, 2019
Source One’s series for keeping up with the most recent highlights in procurement, strategic sourcing, and supply chain news week-to-week.  Check-in with us every Monday to stay up to date with the latest supply management news.

Leases Lurk in Businesses, Leak Money: Why Lease Spend Isn’t Managed well
JP Morris, Spend Matters, 10/21/2019
Many businesses don’t have a clear picture of their lease spending. This is problematic for spending because then details like…

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Naseem Malik is Joining ISM-Chicago and Source One Later This Month. Are You?

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Naseem Malik is a Managing Partner at MRA Global. With over 15 years of supply chain management and logistics experience, he now focuses on recruitment function in the space. He’ll share his tips for developing the right skills, seizing the right opportunities, and growing as a professional later this month. He’s just one of several thought leaders who’ll serve as panelists during Closing the Talent Gap on October 30th.

Check out some of the insights Naseem as shared with Source One in…

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IT Procurement: Where Do You Land on the Maturity Curve?

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Source One’s IT and Telecom team has spoken, written, and generally waxed-poetic about the challenges with – and benefits of – building a strong IT and Procurement partnership. But similar to the procurement function as a whole, before you can start applying these best practices, it’s important to take a step back and examine the maturity of the current (if any) IT procurement support. As with general procurement operations, there is not a quick fix to get to “best in class” and starting with…

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3 Reasons to Work with a Procurement Recruiter

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Procurement’s evolving, essential role is a double-edged sword. The function has earned the respect and executive buy-in it needs to drive organization-wide change, but it’s numerous talent gaps have grown ever wider. More than half of CPOs doubt their teams have the skills they need to deliver on their goals. Faced with evolving technologies and emerging risk factors, this talent gap could soon grow even wider.

Skills and expertise aren’t the only things most businesses are missing. Many lack…

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Supply chains face holiday hiring issues with low unemployment

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While it’s usually a good sign when the unemployment rate hovers at or near historic lows, it can also create a problem for many companies within the supply chain. With the holiday season approaching, many companies that usually staff up heavily for much of November and December may suddenly have difficulty doing so.

Many of the biggest names in shipping and retail – not only nationwide but around the world – have announced plans to hire tens of thousands or more…

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