Posts Tagged: supplier

Can a Basic Agreement Improve Supplier Relationships and Save Your Agency Money?

Watching the World Series, my colleague John Coombs, CFCM and Fellow, was struck with a baseball analogy to explain the power of the little-used Basic Agreement. He writes: What if Giant Gregor Blanco’s Game-Two bunt trickled to a stop but there was no base line to indicate if the ball stayed fair? How could Blue… Read more »

Procurement Management Stress

There’s a lot of pressure on procurement officers: cut costs, supplier quality, amount of people power, process compliance and contract management. More and more the paper piles and inability to accurately review and assess bids is hampering the success of many, many local government agencies. To meet this challenge specialty software providers are solving this… Read more »