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Navigating the Cost-Plus World of Supply Chains
This white paper aims to delve into the strategies that enterprises are currently employing, as well as explore untapped possibilities for balancing these three critical priorities - costs, resilience and sustainability.

How to Avoid the Pittfalls of Contract Management in Telecom and High-Tech
This white paper explores how organizations in high-tech and telecom industries can navigate challenges, improve contract management efficiency, and build a robust risk mitigation strategy.

The Cost-Plus World of Supply Chains The Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Environment
A report sponsored by GEP that is based on a survey conducted between January 2023 and March 2023 of 400 executives in the US and Europe who were familiar with their organization's supply chain strategy and operations.

Driving Supply Chain Sustainability in the Face of Disruptions and Cost Pressures
GEP and North Carolina State University conducted a study of 250 supply chain and procurement leaders to examine the state of supply chain sustainability. The paper examines how leaders are approaching the challenging balance of meeting sustainability goals while reducing costs amid disruption and spending pressures.

Adopting AI Responsibly Guidelines for Procurement of AI Solutions by the Private Sector
To establish standards for responsible AI practices, GEP has collaborated with the World Economic Forum and prepared this comprehensive report. The report lays down a customizable framework to help businesses adopt ethical AI technology. It has detailed assessment criteria, supplier questionnaires and insights on how to overlay all of it with strong governance.

Cost Efficiency and Risk Management Through a New Kind of Supply Chain Model
This paper examines how the partnership boosts efficiency and resiliency through greater visibility, financial flexibility and risk mitigation.

ChatGPT’s Impact on Supply Chain Efficiency and Agility
If there was any doubt about how artificial intelligence can change the business landscape, the launch of ChatGPT has proved to be decisive.

6 Ways Supply Chain & Procurement can Benefit from Generative AI
Generative AI tools such as ChatGPT and Bard are poised to become a game-changer for supply chain and procurement professionals. By using this technology, professionals can improve their efficiency and productivity, and make better decisions that will benefit their organizations.

How a $6 Billion Retail Company Achieved SG&A Savings of $50M with GEP
In this case study a large $6 billion retail company with multiple business entities sought to optimize its selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses and improve focus on expenditure for strategic priorities. The company partnered with GEP to streamline processes and improve spend visibility, resulting in a $50 million reduction in overall SG&A cost.

ChatGPT - What Procurement Leaders Need to Know and Do Right Now
ChatGPT, the headline-grabbing chatbot-on-steroids tool from Open AI, is a powerful example of how a new wave of emerging AI-driven natural language content development tool will transform (for better and for worse) companies, industries and our lives.

How a Global CPG Company Saved 20% on Packaging Costs By Partnering With GEP
A U.S.-based consumer packaged goods company sought to better manage its packaging spend, strengthen its forecasting capabilities and enhance inventory management in the category. It partnered with GEP and streamlined the direct category, reducing packaging costs by 20%.

Global CPG Leader Adopts a New Procurement Operating Model
In this case study a multinational consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturer wanted to transform its procurement and streamline source-to-pay (S2P) processes. The company had near-zero focus on its indirect spend and a reactive support model that prevented it from capitalizing on global synergies.

Outlook 2023 Supply Chain & Procurement: Key Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities
Supply chain and procurement leaders enter 2023 with a lot on their minds. The business outlook, stressed by war, inflation, interest rate changes, and more, will prompt many firms to take a cautious approach. Leaders from supply chain and procurement leaders will wield their supply chains to advance social causes and their corporate values. They will accelerate ESG outcomes, and they will accelerate digital transformation. These leaders hold the keys to unlocking a brighter and more productive future. This is their...

Discover How Procurement is Driving Sustainability
Courtney Wright, chief procurement officer of Veolia North America, named the largest U.S. environmental services company by Engineering News-Record, talks about how procurement is driving sustainability and how procurement plays a crucial role in supporting Veolia's mission of reducing their CO2 emissions.

10 Crucial Steps to Prepare Your Supply Chain for The Circular Economy
A circular approach to sustainability challenges how organizations currently approach supplier interactions, sourcing materials, product lifecycles, recycling (downcycling and upcycling), and business models.


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Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
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A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.