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Global supply chain

Avoid These Assumptions in Global Supply Chain Management

By | Posted Sep 1, 2017

With over 30 years of international trade experience, I have been witness to numerous and repeated errors that sales, purchasing, […]

Supply chains and sourcing

Are Supply Chains And Sourcing Boring? Not When They Provide A Competitive Edge

By | Posted Jun 14, 2017 | 2 Comments

For decades after WWII, the military approach to supply chain management and sourcing served private industry perfectly well. Now, however, […]

grading the business

Five Ways to Grade the Business You Want to Buy

By | Posted Jul 1, 2015

Have you done all your research when it comes to evaluating your next business purchase? Doing so could be the difference between making a great move and a disastrous one. Andrew Cagnetta offers his advice and five ways you can grade a business you want to buy, before it’s too late.

6 Tips for COR Training

By | Posted Dec 8, 2014

Are your contracts being maintained properly? How do you know if the services you have purchased are up to par? A growing trend in federal acquisition has been the rise of COR training. Contracting Officer’s Representatives can be a useful component of ensuring that you are getting the proper performance from your contractors. Mark Drager has worked in contracting with the Navy for over 30 years, and has some advice on what type of training is necessary for all CORs. See what all COR needs to know, and why their training could benefit you in the long run.