Supply Chain Innovation Podcast: E44 Global Purchasing Macro Trends To Know
Episode 44

Global Purchasing Macro Trends to Know

Published On
October 19th, 2020
55 min
Frances Hogsten
VP of Global Supply Chain

Frances Hogsten, VP of Global Supply Chain at furniture manufacturer Haworth, joins William to discuss the evolution of supply chain and how purchasing has shifted from lowest-cost sourcing to considering the total cost of ownership, how to be creative to drive progress with negotiations when you don't have high-volume buying power, why their supply chain and manufacturing operations vary based on geographic markets, and how they partner with other specialists and suppliers to reuse or recycle materials and components to reduce their impact on the environment.