Spend Matters welcomes a guest post from Shannon Lowe and Mark Schaffner of Verian. So it's time to consider purchasing and AP automation software as […]
Today on Spend Matters PRO: 10 Negotiating Tactics To Reduce Supplier Network Fees (Part 2) -- In the first research brief in this series, we […]
Spend Matters predicts that networks such as Ariba and OB10 will make a substantial portion of their overall revenue by 2015 from supply chain finance programs. Given this opportunity and prediction, procurement and AP organizations may wish to consider negotiating basic connectivity for network fees with a sliding scale based on supply chain finance adoption within a supply base. This aligns incentives all around, as suppliers are likely to react with the opposite approach when paying fees to get payment early as paying fees for basic document interchange.
As noted earlier today on Spend Matters (read posts here and here) and our premium research service Spend Matters PRO (subscription or free trial is […]
Monitor Group's bankruptcy raises a number of questions around supply risk management, services firm internal controls, scenario planning failures, and more. Below, we feature a […]
Yesterday on Spend Matters PRO, we published a research brief exploring the intersections of supply risk management, professional services and supply chain risk management: Monitor […]