The vast majority of companies do not charge suppliers to access a supplier’s portal. Of those who do charge, most assess an annual fee while some charge by transaction. There is no bias in differentiation of the fees by region.
Most companies participating in this survey fall into the $1-$3 billion category by revenue. Upward of three quarters of respondents in procurement do not establish recommendations for dollar value of inventory reserves.
Most companies staff functions that analyze the impacts.
Some companies are contacting their local and federal representative to express opinion.
A large number of companies do not directly purchase steel or aluminum.
Cross docking has evolved out of necessity over the years with Eaton for cost out and service purposes. It has been a tool that we have leveraged and customized to meet the individual needs of various business segments and have been successful. As we look to strategically optimize our overall net
In this short survey, members overwhelmingly singled out one carrier as the most convenient option. Another one has also been mentioned but it is flagged as pricey. Additionally, the brief write-up mentioned a few useful contacts.