Sustainability Strategies to Combat Commodity Price Volatility

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Sustainability Strategies to Combat Commodity Price Volatility

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 8:33am

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“Given high commodity prices, procurement organizations should strive to clarify the right level of strategy investments that managers should make in a given category. Provide category managers with a baseline to guide strategy development across categories, and train them to improve strategic decision making regardless of manager terrain knowledge.”  –Procurement Strategy Council

Whether directly sourcing raw materials or simply a customer subject to their price fluctuations, volatility in commodities supply has shown have dramatic impact on the entire supply chain.  In fact, the level of uncertainty only increases the further remove one becomes from the source.  In the case of the most recent commodity price swings, business sustainability risk is popping onto executive’s radars. Click here to continue reading Sustainability Strategies to Combat Commodity Price Volatility. 

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