Most procurement departments are familiar with running an office products Request For Proposal (RFP), especially the time, effort and resources required. Years of running RFPs may give a company confidence that they are putting in place an effective office supplies contract with negotiated savings. However, hidden costs are not always uncovered with an Office Products RFP.
While business travel itself can be both rewarding and challenging, nothing makes an employee’s eyes glaze over more quickly than the thought of the post trip expense processing. Time-consuming, rife with potential for error, it can be a hotbed for both inadvertent and deliberate fraud that can lead to severe consequences for individuals and businesses.
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AR and multilingual content in manufacturing can help solve specific challenges related to the manufacturing industry. Read how the use of AR and multilingual content can create an efficient, lean and agile manufacturing processes resulting in more productivity, compliance and safety.
The volume of data in modern Life Sciences continues to grow, and the way that Life Sciences firms utilize that data becomes even broader. However, effectively managing data is no small undertaking, with most organizations having multiple systems, processes and functions, holding millions and millions of data points.
Do you recognize promotional merchandise as a tangible manifestation of your brand that offers meaningful and valuable engagement with your customer base? You should!
Custom merchandise and apparel enhance your brand's reach, drives recall and resonance - creating a favorable impression of your brand. Promotional Merchandise is a powerful and strategic marketing tool for many organizations. Are you ready to boost your business with branded materials this tradeshow season? Check out these statistics below that we found on the power that corporate merchandise can have in the marketplace.
Does it sometimes feel as if you’re paying your language service providers (LSPs) way too much for localization projects? There’s a chance you are. But how? And why? We know getting a handle on localization costs can be tricky, especially in this typically unmanaged area of spend. Here are five of the most common costly mistakes businesses make and how you can avoid them.
The modern workplace is transforming into a more efficient, collaborative, and productive environment through numerous developments. Higher density floor plans are becoming more prevalent among the newest office concepts, re-configuring personal workspaces into shared group areas, and ultimately condensing personal workspace per employee.
Every logistics manager knows the importance of their carrier relationships. A lot is riding on your carrier—protection of your goods, budget, on-time delivery, and your customers’ satisfaction level. When it comes to negotiating a parcel contract, many logistics professionals take pride in being able to negotiate the best shipping
Because they do it every day, carriers know their way around a contract. After all, it is under their terms, and the success of their company is dependent terms and rates; however, don’t discount the idea of having a third-party consultant help with your small parcel contracts. The information they have access to can make a significant difference in your rates. on how well they can negotiate. Shippers, on the other hand, don’t have nearly the same amount of experience with contracts. But skill level comparisons are not really the issue; it’s about who has access to the most accurate and relevant information that will give them the upper hand. In 99.99% of negotiations, it is the carrier.