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Strategic Supply Management by Robert Trent

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MANAGING THE HUMAN SIDE OF SUPPLY MANAGEMENT

When a North American and a European producer of transportation equipment merged during the 1990s, one of the merger’s selling points to financial analysts was the savings that would result from leveraging the combined purchase volumes of the two companies. Within months of the merger, executives had assembled global sourcing teams composed of engineering and procurement representatives from across the two companies. The teams were charged with developing a common set of engineering specifications for their commodities and then reaching agreement on a single source that could satisfy the requirements ...

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