Companies in the manufacturing industry today have to face a variety of challenges emerging from volatile market environments and increasing competitive pressure. Product cost management plays an increasing role in sustaining profitability and competitiveness. The Arthur D.
The customer is moving more and more toward the focus of interaction, leading to more frequent and intensive customer dialogues in different channels.
China has become one of the most important markets in the world for the automotive industry. Multinational companies have identified significant business opportunities but are they fully aware of the challenges and risks associated with the Chinese market?
Procurement excellence is increasingly becoming an important factor in delivering efficient operations within successful companies. On the surface, effectively measuring procurement performance is not rocket science.
Purchasing, as a rule, is not part of a bank or insurance company’s core business. As a result, financial services organisations often underestimate both the risks associated with purchasing and the advantages of managing suppliers and product groups in a systematic way.