Airbus CPO Plans Production Changes, Volvo Aims to Increase US Sales

- November 19, 2014 12:18 PM | Categories: Afternoon Coffee

Airbus’ chief procurement officer Klaus Richter says the company will transform its production process to increase output. And, Volvo’s CEO Håkan Samuelsson plans to gain a much larger portion of the US market. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in supply chain and procurement news.

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Frank Boyer Takes Over as CPO at Sprint

- November 19, 2014 10:15 AM | Categories: Breaking News, Cost Management, Procurement

Sprint has hired a new chief procurement officer (CPO) in an effort to improve the wireless carrier’s standings in the market. Sprint’s CEO Marcelo Claure announced that former AT&T Wireless CPO Frank Boyer (who was also CPO at EDS) will now serve as the company’s CPO. Claure said Boyer will "oversee our efforts to evaluate where we spend every dollar and look for ways to improve our cost structure."

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Lumber Prices Creeping Higher

- November 18, 2014 2:17 PM

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