COVID-19 may be responsible for several, possibly permanent, trends in procurement processes:
“We are fundamentally professionally and personally transformed because of our COVID-19 pandemic experiences. In an era of increasing technology in our profession, we have actually become more thoughtful and understanding in our supplier relationships. Perhaps we have regained a portion of our humanity.”
P.S. Everybody is working to adapt to a new reality. Flexibility and responsiveness will go a long way in keeping necessary goods on the shelves while protecting communities. A nimble, adaptable supply chain is a key component of keeping the economy going right now. 8th & Walton experts stand ready to assist your supplier business at this time. We also offer web-based classes that can get you, and your staff, up to speed.