Office Supplies is More Than Just Pens and Paper

With calls to reduce waste and businesses joining the digital wave, it would seem like office supplies and stationery would soon be rendered obsolete. However, the global office supplies market seems to be heading in the opposite direction, as... Continue Reading

The Power of Leveraging: How collective spend can lead to drastic cost reduction for companies

Collective buying power is the ability of a consumer group to leverage its group size in exchange for discounts on products. By partnering with other groups and organizations, leveraging becomes a powerful tool that can provide maximum benefits for... Continue Reading

How US Tensions with China Could Significantly Affect Supply Chain

Relations between the two top world superpowers, China and the US, are at an all-time low, adding more uncertainty than ever over issues of growth, trade, and global supply chain. The sudden deterioration in US-China relations comes just after the two... Continue Reading

How to Succeed with Limited Resources

The lockdowns have caused massive disruption to life as we know it, particularly when it comes to work. Depending on where you are and what the rules of your local lockdown might be, your business could be operating with a skeletal workforce, with... Continue Reading

How Current Changes In The Economy Are Affecting MRO Supplies

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Easy Savings During An Economic Crisis: How CenterPoint Can Help

During this unprecedented global pandemic, businesses everywhere are filing bankruptcy claims, from small businesses to mega-companies like Golds’ Gym. In a time when only essential goods and services are spared, too many industries are suffering the... Continue Reading

Obtaining Cleaning Supplies During a Global Shortage – Strategies to Reduce Cost and Find Suppliers

Everyone reading this will know about the shortage of toilet paper. This notorious shortage appears to be a universal phenomenon in the USA and Canada. Continue Reading

Working from Home – Challenges Companies Face when trying to Organize and Supply a Workforce that is Operating Remotely

And just like that, the world has changed.  With the COVID19 virus raging around the globe, companies are compelled to do things differently. Continue Reading

The Effects of a Slowing Economy on Procurement and Supply Chain- How do Procurement Professionals Handle the Effects of Business Deceleration

We’ve discussed the disruption to supply chains entangled in China in an earlier post.  This post drills down a little deeper to examine the effects of a slowing economy on procurement and supply chain. Continue Reading

Ways to Build Mutually Beneficial Business Partnerships

These are uncertain times.  It’s probably the last thing on any business’s agenda to forge new business partnerships right now. Continue Reading