What’s happening as a result of Brexit is an evolving—disrupted!—UK and EU marketplace.
Deloitte “takes the pulse” of global outsourcing every two years or so, and its latest survey reflects the growth of outsourcing, and indeed observes it is accelerating “forward” and making a “beeline toward innovation.” Deloitte found the acceleration is guided by three key trends: – Companies are broadening their approach to outsourcing as they begin to […]
A recent item on Ryder’s Exchange blog notes that after nearly two decades of offshoring manufacturing across the Pacific, “some automotive, technology, aeronautics and consumer electronics companies have decided to ‘reshore’ their operations closer to home.” For many, Mexico has become the near-shore destination of choice, the article continues. The reasons? Ryder notes the economy is strengthening and “the trade […]
Gartner’s influential and well-regarded rankings of the top supply chains for 2016 is out and once again McDonald’s is occupying the no. 2 spot. Gartner analysts announced the findings at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference last month. “2016 marks the 12th year of our annual Supply Chain Top 25 ranking,” said Stan Aronow, research vice president at Gartner. “In this year’s […]
I want to give a big shout-out to TD and the Ever Better Alliance (CBRE and Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions), winners of CoreNet Global’s 2016 Professional Excellence Award for their implementation of the Vested Outsourcing model. This is a huge feather in the Vested cap and further proof that collaboration and shared value approaches using the Vested […]
We know that laughter is infectious – there’s that old saying that laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone. Coca-Cola proved the point about the power of laughter with this cute and disarming ad: It’s pretty self-explanatory — I admit that I laughed along with the rest of the people on […]
Much is written lately about “procurement integrity”—many might say this a hot subject, because at times it seems that integrity is somewhat tough to come by in many types of business relationships, but especially when procurement divisions focus only costs. Tim Cummins addressed this issue in a recent Commitment Matters post, in which he gets […]