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ICYMIM: January 28, 2019

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ICYMIM: January 28, 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.
How Do You Find Hidden Costs Part II
Michael Lamoureux, Sourcing Innovation, 1/22/2019
Lamoureux reminds us that there is no cookie-cutter way to formulate costs from production to transportation, and to pricing. In part one to the series,…

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3 in 4 online buyers say they expect shipping to be free

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With online buying as popular as ever, the retail supply chain is a crucial component to business owners’ operations. Customers expect to have their items delivered in a timely fashion and for their purchases be accurate to what they ordered. But there’s something else that Americans increasingly expect when they shop via the internet: free shipping.

That’s according to a newly released survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, which found that approximately 75 percent of…

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Tiffany launches new initiative to ensure ethical diamond supply chain practices

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Around the turn of the 21st century, diamonds lost some of their shine amid news stories about the problematic supply chain used to source the valuable minerals.

While the industry’s recent slump has, like many recent industry slumps, been largely blamed on millennials, lingering concerns over the nature of diamond procurement could also bear some of the blame.

In an effort to assuage concerns regarding their own sourcing methods, Tiffany & Co. has recently announced that it has…

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Leadership Tips from a 5-Time Super Bowl Champion

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Well, here we are again. This Sunday, football fans will tune in to watch Tom Brady’s New England Patriots face off against Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams. You know what that means. We all just might have to watch as Brady and company take home another Lombardi Trophy.

It’s easy to hate the Patriots. Really, really easy. For what seems like forever, they’ve managed to overcome injuries and controversies to distinguish themselves as perhaps the NFL’s greatest dynasty. Though they couldn’t…

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Rant: eSourcing Tools are Not Tail Spend Management

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Hello readers! 2018 was a super busy year at Source One and Corcentric, and it shows no signs of slowing down in 2019.   The combined offering of source-to-contract (Source One) and procure-to-payment solutions (Corcentric) that we’ve developed through Corcentric’s acquisition of Source One has received such a positive market reception that we’ve been moving full steam ahead since day one.  I underestimated how much demand Procurement professionals and Finance professionals would…

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