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Welcome to the online version of Supply Chain News & Insights.  In this monthly newsletter, Source One’s Procurement consultants discuss emerging trends, reflect on Supply Management news, and offer actionable insights for organizations looking to optimize the value of their supply chains. Want to subscribe? Hit the button below for a monthly update from the leaders in spend management.

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Strategic Sourcing and Category Management

When procurement and diverse departments join forces, both parties benefit by taking advantage of each other’s strengths. At the ISM Philadelphia Chapter January 2015 Dinner, Source One’s Kathleen Jordan and David Pastore...

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An Evolving Procurement Mindset

  As sourcing and supply chain roles are shifting from tactical to strategic, there is a need for procurement functions to have clearly defined roles—and the CPO seat is certainly not excluded from the rule. During ...

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Let’s Talk about Supplier Relationship Management

Supplier relationship management, or SRM as it is more commonly called, is the practice of proactively managing suppliers and gaining value from those relationships well beyond the contract signature. SRM is a great way to in...

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Procurement & Sourcing Predictions for 2015

The new year is quickly approaching, and businesses across the globe are finalizing their 2015 plans if they haven’t done so already. From new technologies to better processes and collaboration, there are already whispers o...

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Supplier Benchmarking Benefits

Source One has released its latest white paper, Attain Best in Class Status and A Competitive Advantage through Cross-Industry Benchmarking. This report allows readers to gain insight into the road to strategic advancement th...

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Green and Sustainable Supply Chains

Supply & Demand Chain Executive has recognized Source One with the Green Supply Chain Award for the third consecutive year. This award recognizes providers that assists their customers in achieving measurable sustainabili...

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Driving Collaboration Between IT and Procurement

This week, Source One hosted the second presentation in our webinar series. Driving Collaboration Between IT and Procurement was presented by Source One Director - David Pastore and Liaison Technologies Director - Jim Cantre...

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Adding Procurement Value to Marketing Spend

Source One Marketing and Advertising Benchmarking

Next Level Purchasing Association, a procurement training association, has recently launched a new course on managing marketing spend. This course was developed in conjunction with Source One, sharing some insights from our m...

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Just last week, Source One announced that its free e-sourcing tool,, has recently expanded its capabilities. The most robust update gives buyers the means to create multi-line item RFP or reverse auction events ...

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Ripple Effect of Patent Cliffs [Infographic]

ProcureCon Pharma is this week, and we are very excited to be a sponsor of this event. Source One has partnered with major pharmaceutical companies to reduce spend and optimize supply chains since its inception in 1992. This ...

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The Continuously Evolving Role Of A CPO

With the complexities of the modern business environment, it can seem like a juggling act to balance the demands of the expanded role of a CPO. With an increasingly diversified view of procurement geared towards sustaina...

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Emerging Markets – The Answer for Big Pharma

  With ProcureCon Pharma around the corner, we wanted to take a deeper dive into the shifting pharmaceutical landscape and explore some of the changes over the past few years. Of course, the first thing that came to m...

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