Welcome to Procurement Block

Impactful conversations about the initiatives and technology that fuels innovation within procurement and supply chain. Join us as we discuss trends and speak with the game changers who are leading the initiatives around risk management, change management and blockchain.

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COMING SOON - Release Date: August 11, 2021

S1E3: Supplier Financial Health: The Importance of MRIs & Checkups

In this episode, Eric Evans and I discuss supplier financial health and how just like your physical health, you’ll want to practice preventative measures and get regular check-ups.  Listen in as we discuss how to recognize the symptoms of a financially deteriorating company, determining resiliency, and how automation can help with monitoring supplier health. 

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COMING SOON - Release Date: August 11, 2021

S1E2: Common Issues with Supplier Data: "If You're Not Having Fun, You're Not Doing It Right," with Susan Walsh

In this episode, Susan Walsh and I discuss managing supplier data and how it relates to doing laundry and cleaning your closet.  Listen in as we talk about common issues with the upkeep of supplier datathe importance of clear visibility into supplier data, anwhat’s between the spreadsheets. 

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COMING SOON - Release Date: August 11, 2021

S1E1: The Strategic Importance of SLM – From Tadpole to Frog with Kelly Barner

In this, our inaugural episode, Kelly Barner and I discuss supplier life cycle management and how our high school biology lesson of the lifecycle of a frog can be helpful.  Listen in as we talk about important phases of supplier life cycle management, what are the key attributes to make a successful SLM, and how to address key challenges. 

Procurement Block introduction

Introducing Procurement Block. Impactful conversations about the initiatives and technology that fuels innovation within procurement and supply chain.

“I have to admit, I didn’t realize how effective the TYS program could be in assisting us in improving our own internal procurement processes, whilst also developing different opportunities for us as a Supplier and Service provider." - Ronnie Knowles, President Director | PT. GAC Samudera Logistics
“I have to admit, I didn’t realize how effective the TYS program could be in assisting us in improving our own internal procurement processes, whilst also developing different opportunities for us as a Supplier and Service provider." - Ronnie Knowles, President Director | PT. GAC Samudera Logistics