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David Clevenger: Former SVP at Corporate United
David Clevenger was formerly senior vice president of Corporate United. He is an expert in indirect spend management and functional alignment and has extensive experience in e-sourcing and supply chain consulting. David was named a Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive eight consecutive years.
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How Our Amazon.com World Is Affecting Corporate Procurement Trends

December 14, 2015 / by David Clevenger posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement Strategies, GPO

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How could paying to watch your favorite show on Amazon affect how corporate procurement departments function?

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The 4 Ps of Procurement: Prove Your Worth as a Strategic Asset

January 21, 2015 / by David Clevenger posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement Strategies, GPO

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What are the “Four Ps of Procurement?"

The Four Ps represent the four crucial components in purchasing: people, priorities, partnerships and promotion.

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Accenture Buys Procurian - More Proof for the Move to Procurement Outsourcing

October 4, 2013 / by David Clevenger posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement Strategies, GPO

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Think the procurement outsourcing trend isn’t really happening?

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10 GPO Myths, Debunked [Part 3]

September 16, 2013 / by David Clevenger posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement Strategies, GPO

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We’re seven myths into our list of 10 common misunderstandings about group purchasing organizations (GPOs). Here’s part 1 and part 2. These last three address perhaps the most important concern: what is working with a GPO really going to be like for my end-users and for me?

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10 GPO Myths, Debunked [Part 2]

September 9, 2013 / by David Clevenger posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement Strategies, GPO

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If you read the first four busted myths about group purchasing organizations (GPOs), you know that a GPO really is a good option for achieving savings on your indirect categories.

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10 GPO Myths, Debunked [Part 1]

September 3, 2013 / by David Clevenger posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement Strategies, GPO

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Group purchasing organizations (GPOs) are member-based organizations, but with as many misconceptions as there are about them, you’d think they were something like the Illuminati or the Freemasons.

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The Centralized Vs. Decentralized Debate

August 26, 2013 / by David Clevenger posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement Strategies, GPO

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Do you have the best organizational structure in place to manage indirect spend in the post-sourcing era?

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Six Skill-Set Essentials for Successful Strategic Category Management

July 15, 2013 / by David Clevenger posted in Procurement Strategies, Talent

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The components of strategic category management (SCM). Do your people in the workforce have these skills?

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