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Jimmy Anklesaria featured on "Things Have Changed" Podcast

01st July 2020

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Jimmy Anklesaria featured on "Things Have Changed" Podcast

Jimmy Anklesaria, our Founder and CEO, takes us through his journey in Supply Chain, right from his early college years to the present day, in this educative and informative podcast. The podcast giv...

 

01st July 2020

 

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Processes and Tools for Cost Management

  Processes and tools for Cost Management are abundant and diverse. When explaining to someone what I do, and the cost management toolkit I employ, people will ask me what is different with my t...

 

19th November 2019

 

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Technology in Supply Chain: What’s new?

There has been a lot of buzz lately around new technologies and how they’re going to revolutionize the way businesses operate. Impact of technology on supply chains has been at the center of att...

 

19th November 2019

 

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Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) – Becoming the Customer of Choice

Almost everyone has heard of that old adage “Customer is the King”. Therefore, most companies pursue Customer Relationship Management (CRM) with a zealous passion. They have structured pro...

 

19th November 2019

 

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Total Cost of Ownership: Getting the Whole Picture

Indians have a reputation for being very prudent and astute buyers. And as an Indian I have experienced this first-hand several times, both, in a personal and professional capacity. A classic example...

 

19th November 2019

 

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Strategic Category Management- Delivering Breakthrough Value

What is it that sets apart the Best-in-Class procurement organizations from the average organizations? After working with several Fortune-500 Companies globally over the last 19+ years, I have observe...

 

19th November 2019

 

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You want to work with World Class Suppliers, but are you a World Class Customer?

Over the past thirty years I have had the honor and privilege of working with over a hundred companies around the world; big and small, across virtually every industry.  It is no surprise that vi...

 

18th November 2019

 

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Procurement and Sales: will the twain meet?

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of being invited to present to the sales organization of a company that is a key supplier into the Oil and Gas industry. The organization had on many occasions bum...

 

18th November 2019

 

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Reverse Auctions – How to make them work for you?

  As reverse auction gains popularity globally as a sourcing and negotiation tool, I am constantly asked the question whether these auctions do more harm than good. Before answering this questio...

 

16th September 2019

 

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Have you checked the Historical Price Trend before building that Cost Model?

  Here at Anklesaria, we believe that in order to manage costs you need to understand them first and a simple and straight forward way of doing that is building a Cost Model. The objective of a...

 

16th September 2019

 

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Combining negotiations and collaborative cost management

During the cost management workshops I facilitate, I always request, and more importantly require, that the client and supplier leave their “negotiation hats” outside the room. By doing so...

 

16th September 2019

 

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Collaborative Relationships after Competitive Bidding?

With increasing competition in the business world complemented by an increasing pressure on companies to churn out a profit, managing cost has captured the spotlight as the winning strategy. Here at A...

 

16th September 2019

 

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