Today we'd like to begin two weeks of a "Best Of Spend Matters" series, highlighting the year so far in a variety of categories. Enjoy!
Besides supply risk, sourcing is perhaps one of my favorite subsets within procurement. After all, how interesting is it to think about where something actually comes from and how to extract additional value for our stakeholders along the way -- ideally at multiple levels of the flow or process? Here's a list of the ups, downs, ins and outs of how stuff gets from the source to our grasps.