Industry Insights

What Happened To Wyoming’s Lithium?

A ticker-tape parade was the only thing missing when lithium deposits were discovered in southwest Wyoming near Rock Springs in 2013. At the

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Sourcing Strategies

The Value of Preparation in Advance of Procurement Negotiation

We all likely know how to achieve best practices in negotiations. You want to come to the best possible solution for both sides—win/win,

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Industry Insights

EV Momentum—Where are we?

Last month, we examined if the EV push could be unraveling. This month, I’ll explore evidence that indicates EVs are picking up momentum

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Industry Insights

Could the EV Push be Unraveling?

We’ll explore the evidence that suggests it is. Stay tuned for January’s piece, when we’ll dive into the technology working to make it

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Regulation

A Look at China’s IC Expansion

China is expanding its IC capabilities at all costs, and the “game” is playing out internationally. The stakes are high for all involved,

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Supply Chain Management

The Real Impact of War on Global Supply Chains

There are obvious supply-chain impacts from war. Shortages, escalating prices, and the flow of goods are common short and long-term examples. The ongoing

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Supply Chain Management

How Higher Freight Impacts Procurement Challenges

Many supply chain elements take a toll on procurement professionals, and the increase in freight charges accounts for a myriad of woes. Here’s

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Supply Chain Management

Economic Instability and Supply Chains

A major supply chain challenge is economic instability. We know that supply chain challenges can cause economic instability, but what about the other

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Supply Chain Management

Semiconductor Shortage the New Normal?

The automotive industry has faced significant challenges due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on semiconductor chip availability, causing widespread disruptions across

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Sustainability

Ethical Considerations in Procurement: Nurturing Transparency, Fairness, and Social Responsibility

Procurement is crucial for any organization, encompassing acquiring goods and services to support business operations. However, this seemingly routine process can significantly impact

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