What Outsourcing Trends Might Mean to Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
In a recent study released by the Everest Group, 2012 Market Predictions, the professional consulting firm predicts the growing use of supply chain service providers in the coming years. As companies seek to elevate the roles of their procurement professionals to more strategic business sustainability activities, outsourcing of transactional functions are expected to increase.
“Procurement outsourcing deals will grow by 20 per cent in 2012 and expand to other areas of the supply chain such as order fulfillment, inventory management and logistics.”
Traditionally a bad word in the business world, ‘outsourcing’ has most often been associated with the relocation or elimination of jobs. However, today’s outsourcing efforts are not eliminating but instead enhancing the roles of many professions. The most notable of these elevations can be seen in the daily actions of the sustainable supply chain management professional. Click here to continue reading What Outsourcing Trends Might Mean to Sustainable Supply Chain Management.
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