Reining-In the Total Cost of Supply

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Recorded On: 11/17/2022

Supply Management Professionals participating in the NPLA CPO Outlook Survey in January 2022 identified three key areas for cost focus, including logistics & transportation, direct/indirect spend and Finance Acumen around rising interest rates and inflation. In this interactive webinar, our panelists will share best practices and concepts in these areas and offer practical tips you and your team can use now.

This webinar is for you if you and your team need to learn about these skill areas:

1. What’s been changing in Logistics & Transportation – cost outlook and what you can do to mitigate or drive down these costs.
2. What leading-edge procurement professionals are doing to innovate and address common direct/indirect spend categories.

3. What you need to know around rapidly changing financial conditions - skills and awareness to deal with rising interest rates and inflation

Mike Wynn

VP, Advanced Purchasing Dynamics, BSE, MBA

Advanced Purchasing Dynamics

Mike Wynn, BSE, MBA, is a Vice President with Advanced Purchasing Dynamics. He holds a BA in industrial and Operations Engineering and MBA from the University of Michigan. Mike brings over 25 years of practical experience consulting for global manufacturers on shop floor productivity and purchasing effectiveness. Mike guides companies in their innovative methodology for implementing cost savings. By leveraging commodity cost knowledge and supply base expertise, he helps companies achieve real savings for both direct materials and indirect/MRO.

Eric Evans

Managing Director, Business Development


Eric manages strategic partnerships/alliances at RapidRatings including leading partner API integrations into procurement, supplier risk and governance risk & compliance platforms to benefit joint clients. Eric has over 20 years of work experience from various companies including Aetna, EDGAR Online, Donnelley Financial Solutions. Eric is involved with various working groups of Shared Assessments including Co-Chair of the Continuous Monitoring Group. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BS in Finance and completed his MBA in Finance at the University of Hartford. He is based in the RapidRatings NYC office and lives with his wife and Cavalier King Charles in Stamford, CT

Ben Cubitt

Senior Vice President, Consulting at Uber Freight Company

Uber Freight Company

Ben Cubit, Senior Vice President, Consulting at Uber Freight Company. Mr. Cubitt has led and supported procurement, network optimization and supply chain assessments for various companies such as Unilever, Eaton, Campbell’s, BASF, Cummins, Nestle Waters, The Home Depot, Eaton, Colgate-Palmolive, WestRock, P&G, Coke, and AutoZone.


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CE Credit and Certificate: Reining-In the Total Cost of Supply
1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available