- December 11, 2013 12:28 PM
An animal rights group captured video showing abusive treatment of cows at a Wisconsin dairy farm that is in the supply chain for DiGiorno's pizza. And in Maine, where the Christmas wreath industry rakes in millions of dollars, illegal "tippers" trim the tips of fir trees or poach entire limbs to sell to wreath companies. Afternoon Coffee brings you the dark side of procurement, supply chain, and Christmas.
- December 11, 2013 11:09 AM
Once you’ve transitioned parts or services to a new supplier, performance risk becomes a central concern. What if a supplier does not perform as you expect, delivering goods and services of lesser quality than you specified or providing poor on-time performance? One of the insidious aspects of performance risk is that many organizations are not set up to monitor performance over time.