Best practices to improve Supply Chain productivity

The supply chain is now increasingly viewed as an essential determinant of competitive advantage. Organizations have realized that their supply chain is much more than the cost of getting products into consumers’ hands. Companies have recognized the importance of the supply chain in translating corporate strategy into daily interactions both within and beyond the organization. […]

7 key competencies needed to be a successful Project Manager

Project management requires efforts and it is certainly not an easy job. It involves several steps; from the initiation, planning, executing, and controlling to the closing of a project. The most challenging part is that the project is delegated to a team with specific goals to achieve over a defined timeline for a determined budget. […]

Key skills every Supply Chain leader needs

Leading organizations are increasingly recognizing the supply chain functional leader as an essential executive to coordinate the end-to-end supply chain process. According to a survey by Deloitte in 2014, 79% of companies with high-performing supply chains, achieve revenue growth greater than average within their industries. Managing supply chain functions such as transportation, warehousing, inventory management and production […]

Negotiation Training: 5 Steps to close the Best Deals

The art of Negotiation is essential in successfully dealing with conflict and improving relations across business interactions with colleagues, clients and suppliers. Effective negotiation skills result in the best deals through win-win situations where business continuity and sustainable competitive advantage can be achieved. Negotiation remains one of the most challenging and rewarding aspects of any […]