Transportation Procurement


5 Things Procurement Professionals Hate

By on Tuesday January 21st, 2014 in Transportation Procurement. No Comments.

The link below is from Supply Management, a UK newsletter that focuses on procurement topics. Being new to sales, I need to keep these in mind, especially #1. For those of you buying transportation, what else should be on this list? Ones  that come to mind for me:  > Respect the buyer’s time. Many transportation […]


Who is a Preferred Customer?

By on Friday December 6th, 2013 in Carrier Capacity, Transportation Procurement. No Comments.

http://www.supplymanagement.com/blog/2013/11/are-you-a-preferred-customer The above link is from Supply Management, a UK newsletter that focuses on procurement topics. Being away from the day to day grind for well over a year, I do not miss  being a punching bag for internal and external stakeholders i.e.  whining carriers and distribution centers;  plants that insist they are ” different” […]


Transportation Procurement and Transparency

By on Sunday October 6th, 2013 in Transportation Procurement. No Comments.

27 September 2013 | Helen Gilbert      Supply Management Buyers are twice as likely to lie during negotiations than sales people, new research has found. The survey conducted by consultancies Four Pillars and Selling Interactions asked B2B buyers, sellers and those occupying dual roles a set of 12 questions to understand the tactics being used during […]


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