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The Upsides to Upgrading Supplier Management

More Access, More Activity, More Chances to Fill New technologies are often greeted with a touch of hysteria. When the telephone first arrived, people feared it might “attract evil spirits…” (www.ericssonhistory.com). With trains, people feared humans could not travel at such high speeds without melting away (TechRadar, “12 Technologies that Scared the World”). In the staffing industry,...

Client Testimonial: Kforce

The Client: Kforce Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm operating 63 offices located throughout the United States and one office in the Philippines. Backed by more than 2,600 associates and approximately 12,000 consultants on assignment, Kforce provides flexible and permanent staffing solutions in the skill areas of technology and finance & accounting. The …

Case study: $1.19 billion IT staffing & services firm with HQ in Virginia

$1.19 BILLION IT STAFFING & SERVICES FIRM WITH HQ IN VIRGINIA THE CHALLENGE Order activity with secondary suppliers happens via email Analytics are lacking in order to scorecard vendors Inability to track key metrics and evolve supplier program Disproportionate amount of time spent from many stakeholders on vendor management and requisition reaction times No automated integration …

Why Staffing Needs to Get Smarter with Suppliers

How to Turn Supplier Channels into Revenue Channels Staffing businesses are very good at the supply side of supplier-buyer relationships. It’s what they do best: quickly and capably supply talent to their clients (buyers). However, when you flip the equation around and put staffing in the role of buyer, things get a little messy. Staffing …