2022 continues to spotlight how manufacturing procurement and sourcing strategies can make or break a company. For insights to thrive amid uncertainty, check out our most popular manufacturing sourcing and procurement blog posts for the first half of 2022. Read our posts to learn about manufacturing sourcing strategies to identify and evaluate suppliers to address your supply chain needs and product requirements – including manufacturability, cost, and sustainability.
How to Address Supply Chain Disruptions in Ukraine and Beyond
The war in Ukraine and associated economic sanctions against Russia are tightening the supply of critical resources, shutting factories, and fueling inflation. See how companies are navigating these challenges.
5 Ways Manufacturers can Fix Strategic Sourcing & Drive Value
Procurement teams need agility and speed to succeed in today’s competitive environment. But this is challenging because many procurement operations are still overwhelmingly manual. Rethink your sourcing strategy by reevaluating core operations.
How to use Supply Chain Collaboration to Minimize Disruption
Instead of keeping suppliers at arms’ length, manufacturing brands are using suppliers’ expertise throughout the new product development process and using strategic relationships to ensure access to critical materials and components. Establish a competitive advantage with strategic supplier relationships.
Top-8 Manufacturing Challenges for 2022
Manufacturers and suppliers continue to face waves of uncertainty throughout the product development lifecycle and the supply chain. Get our strategies to address the seven most pressing challenges facing executives at manufacturing brands today.
How to Address Automotive Chip Shortages and Supply Chain Vulnerability
Automotive chip shortages and supply chain vulnerability are two issues that have been exacerbated by the war in Ukraine. Get four actionable tips that manufacturers and suppliers can use to improve their resiliency.
2022 Manufacturing Outlook: Priorities for Navigating the Road Ahead
Tectonic shifts in the economy will continue to reshape the 2022 business landscape. Get perspectives from global manufacturers, suppliers, and other industry experts to address challenges this year and beyond.
Why Sourcing Should Steal the Car Dealer Digitalization Playbook
Automotive dealerships now run in a higher gear thanks to digitalization and sourcing transformation. Find out how manufacturing procurement teams can follow in their tracks to accelerate operations and improve service.