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3 Ways the Value of Procurement Can Be Quantified

Value of Procurement

The value of procurement is often measured by savings and coverage, but procurement professionals may be limiting themselves. GEP explores procurement’s other value propositions in its whitepaper on procurement transformation.

Speed to market, risk management and … Read More

Utilizing Big Data for a Predictive Supply Chain Model

Manufacturing industries have a come a long way in integrating analytics tools and technologies into the supply chain process. The companies who continue to rely on traditional supply chain models are already struggling to remain competitive.

In our previous blogs, we po… Read More

Supply Chains: Optimizing U.S. Manufacturing’s Global Competitiveness

In the process of optimizing the performance of all levels of the supply chain, manufacturing executives discuss ways on improving America’s global competitiveness.

Earlier this month, the White House assembled over 30 manufacturers at the White House Supply Chain InRead More

Strengthening the U.S. Manufacturing Revival through Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership

Last week, Forbes published a guest blog by Miles Parker, a 30-year communications veteran in the design and manufacturing industries, discussing the “rebirth” of American manufacturing and why conditions here are more favorable than in the past.

According to Parke… Read More

Meet Gary Aicher and Chris Buthe

Gary Aicher

We are pleased to highlight two more members of the MEP SCO deployment team.

Gary F. Aicher, Senior Advisor, GENEDGE (Virginia’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership)

gary.aicher@comast.net

Gary Aicher is a consultant with over 30 years of experience working in mul… Read More

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"MEP has put together an intelligent program that was well thought out and challenging for supply chain management team. They challenged our supply chain approach and current paradigm – forcing us to take a fresh look at what we do and how we do it. We are using the supply chain strategy tools that they provided as “take-aways” to change how we do things."

 

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