SCM Procurement

Feb 13, 2021  |  Articles

Improving the Lives of Apparel Workers by Creating an Ethical Apparel Index

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative is proud to announce the award of a major research grant ($1.2 million)  from the Templeton World Charity Fund, that will be used to develop an Ethical Apparel Index and launch a new initiative under […]

Jan 24, 2020  |  Articles

Apple Procurement Leader Hails from NC State

Today’s WSJ front page shares the important role of one of Apple’s top senior executives who runs much of the procurement and supply chain activity for Apple – Tony Blevins.  Mr. Blevins studied industrial engineering at North Carolina State, and […]

Jul 28, 2019  |  Articles

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

Low-cost country (LCC) sourcing is now a commonplace strategy for shrinking bottom line labor and material costs in most consumer products industries, including apparel, footwear, toys, and other manufactured products. Organizations continue to scour global markets for even lower labor […]

May 15, 2019  |  Articles

First NCSU Procurement Leadership Program a Great Success!

We held our first ever Procurement Leadership workshop this week, hosting a group of executives from Altria, American Red Cross, Cheniere Energy, Smith & Nephew, RSCS (YUM! Brands) and the US Air Force.   The mix of executives from both the […]

Apr 21, 2018  |  Articles

Relational Contracting Part I: MUFG Experiments with Blockchains

“One of the best meetings ever!” This is a comment I hear a lot at the conclusion of every one of our SCRC meetings the past few years.  Either we are getting better and better at bringing in some of […]

Mar 14, 2013  |  Articles

The World of Global Procurement Q&A with John Zapko, VP of Global Procurement, Lenovo

Questions and Answers on Global Procurement with John Zapko, VP of Global Procurement, Lenovo Questions and Answers on Global Procurement with John Zapko, VP of Global Procurement, Lenovo from scrc on Vimeo. Challenges of Global Procurement Rob Handfield (Co-Director of […]

Mar 1, 2013  |  Articles

Beyond Procurement Survey

We are working with a team of global researchers conducting a study called ““Beyond Procurement”:”, which focuses on how organizations are moving to create the next level of procurement excellence. Please consider taking this survey if you have any duties […]

Jan 28, 2011  |  Articles

Understanding Legistlation Related to Procurement: Procurement : A Tutorial

Understanding Legistlation Related to Procurement p. ContractsLaws of AgencyPersonal LiabilityInternational Laws Affecting Global PurchasingContracts vs AgreementsBetsy and Mimi’s Contrac – An EXAMPLE Contracts Contract “A promise or a set of promises for the breach of which the law gives a […]

Jan 28, 2011  |  Articles

The New Purchasing and Supply Management Workplace: Procurement : A Tutorial

The New Purchasing and Supply Management Workplace Social and Workplace Changes Sourcing Organizational Structures Key Sourcing Organizational Features Integrating the Supply Chain Procurement’s Changing Role Separating Purchasing Authority Sourcing’s New Look Social and Workplace Changes The need to pursue strategic […]

Jan 28, 2011  |  Articles

The Procurement Process – e-Procurement: Procurement : A Tutorial

The Procurement Process – e-Procurement e-Procurement What is Solicitation? What are Online Reverse Auctions? Benefits of e-Procurement e-Procurement e-Procurement is the term used to describe the automation through web-enabled tools of many elements of the procurement process this includes: The […]