Executive Briefings

Lessons Learned from the Recession: Strategic Sourcing

While the past 12 months represent the most trying economic climate since the Great Depression with hardships experienced seemingly around every turn, from a strategic sourcing perspective, the recession can best be summed up in one word - opportunity. With commodity prices plummeting almost across the board and suppliers desperate for business, the strategic sourcing environment has been primed like never before in most of our lifetimes. But how long will these conditions continue?

Experts disagree, but most concede that the shoots of a recovery continue to become more prominent. No one can be certain of when, we will come out of this recessionary period and move back into times of economic prosperity. The question is - what have we learned?

Download this white paper to uncover lessons learned from the recession and the 10 ways to re-examine your strategic sourcing organization.

While the past 12 months represent the most trying economic climate since the Great Depression with hardships experienced seemingly around every turn, from a strategic sourcing perspective, the recession can best be summed up in one word - opportunity. With commodity prices plummeting almost across the board and suppliers desperate for business, the strategic sourcing environment has been primed like never before in most of our lifetimes. But how long will these conditions continue?

Experts disagree, but most concede that the shoots of a recovery continue to become more prominent. No one can be certain of when, we will come out of this recessionary period and move back into times of economic prosperity. The question is - what have we learned?

Download this white paper to uncover lessons learned from the recession and the 10 ways to re-examine your strategic sourcing organization.