5 ways procurement can use trade credits to lower business expenses

Posted by Kimberly Presnail

Over the past decade, the value that procurement and strategic sourcing have brought to Canadian businesses has been immense. Some of the most innovative operational streamlining and efficiency solutions that I have seen were all born from the supply chain department.   And yet, today many procurement executives are struggling to find new approaches to deliver new, sustainable value. 

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You can't boil the ocean

Posted by Michael Villeneuve

This week began with a little introspection.  You know, the day that you find yourself contemplating your past, where you are today alongside your hopes and dreams for the future. And if you’re like me, you have been well trained to set goals for yourself, for your family, your finances, career, your business, even your hobbies.  “Knowing your goals and writing them down will help you attain them and ultimately lead to a life of purpose and greater satisfaction.” I can still hear the words spoken many a time from motivational speakers, self-improvement books disguised as business books and, of course, many a boss.

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The #1 resource to manage year-end inventory

Posted by Michael Villeneuve

With December fast approaching, there are many important concerns with which companies have to deal—including how to manage year-end inventory.

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Get through the Q4 crunch with Corporate Trade

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

The Q4 crunch is akin to a last call to arms. It is a chance for reassessing strategy and forecasts, determining whether you're on track, and taking necessary steps to mitigate risk.  It's the time to close any gaps in as timely a manner as possible. 

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Corporate Trade : with & without an inventory problem (Infographic)

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

Corporate Trade is an effective tool for businesses who often have unwanted inventory due to unseasonal weather, packaging redesigns or product labeled with expired promotions. However, Corporate Trade can also help service businesses who do not typically carry inventory.

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