Source One Management Services, LLC to Speak During Upcoming Supply Chain Conferences

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Source One will be sponsoring and speaking at four upcoming industry conferences, including ISM Philadelphia Chapter’s January Dinner Meeting, Medical Device Strategic Sourcing Conference, ProcureCon Indirect East, and ISM 2015 Annual Conference.

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Source One Management Services LLC to Speak During Supply Chain Conferences

Procurement consulting firm, Source One, is kicking off an already busy 2015 with multiple scheduled speaking events. Source One is slated to sponsor or speak at four different supply chain industry events in the New Year. Source One is a supply chain and procurement solution provider with experience in a number of different industries. Supply chain management services as a whole has become an incredibly hot market in recent years and Source One has been asked to share their subject matter expertise in a variety of events.

On January 8, 2015, two Source One Directors will be speaking at the Philadelphia Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Chapter meeting, sharing the insights they have gathered in their respective focus areas. Brad Carlson, Director of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), will be speaking about risk management and SRM as it relates to highly regulated industries. David Pastore, Director of Technology Services, will be presenting on how to increase collaboration between IT and Procurement in your organization to create more value for both departments.

The Medical Device Strategic Sourcing Conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia on January 26 and 27, 2015. The medical device industry is feeling the pressure to reduce manufacturing costs, but at the same time must ensure the integrity of the products they are making. This conference provides sourcing and procurement professionals the opportunity to interact with medical device manufacturers to discuss these challenges and the unique sourcing approaches available for this industry. Source One is a sponsor and Joe Payne, Vice President of Professional Services, has been selected as an event speaker for this conference. “It is an honor to be asked to speak at the Medical Device Strategic Sourcing Conference amongst other sourcing executives from medical device companies. We are excited to be able to share some of the insights we have acquired through our experience managing medical device manufacturers’ sourcing events.” Payne will be one of a handful of speakers who will be discussing the challenges facing sourcing in the medical device manufacturing sector and how to overcome these while still bringing value to manufacturers.

Source One will be sponsoring and attending The 8th Annual ProcureCon Indirect East Conference in ChampionsGate, Florida from February 11 to 13, 2015. William Dorn, Vice President of Operations at Source One, will be leading round table discussions focused on maximizing the resources available to sourcing and procurement professionals. ProcureCon Indirect East offers attendees the opportunity to learn best practices in strategic sourcing and procurement for the indirect spend category. ProcureCon is designed for sourcing and procurement professionals to collaborate and share best practices gained through their work with the indirect spend category across a variety of industries. “We are excited to have the opportunity to sponsor an event focused on best practice strategies for indirect materials and services, a category often neglected by constraints in sourcing groups,” said William Dorn, Vice President of Operations and co-author of Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability Through Strategic Sourcing.

Source One will have guest speakers and will be sponsoring the ISM 2015 Annual Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona on May 3 to 6, 2015. William Dorn, Vice President of Operations and Diego de La Garza, Sr. Project Manager, will be co-presenting the topic of Strategic Sourcing from Mexico. The presentation will provide an overview of the challenges in sourcing from Mexico and will provides tips and tricks that consultants use to help identify qualified suppliers. The ISM Annual Conference allows members to come together to network and attend educational sessions with leaders in the supply chain management industry.

About Source One

Source One Management Services, LLC is a highly experienced strategic sourcing and procurement consulting firm that has enriched the procurement capabilities of world-class organizations since 1992. Source One acts as an extension to its clients’ teams, supplementing their time, expertise and resources with experience, market intelligence, technology and people. Their on-demand services offer the most customizable and best-in-class solutions available for strategic sourcing, benchmarking, supplier relationship management and BPO. Source One’s goal is to provide clients with tangible results, improved spend management and business cost savings through a partnership-oriented approach. For more information on Source One, visit http://www.SourceOneInc.com or read their blog at http://www.StrategicSourceror.com

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