Dawn Tiura

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Dawn Tiura is the CEO of Sourcing Industry Group (SIG),  a membership association representing Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies.  Dawn is also the president of SIG University, an online and in-person training and education organization that offers certifications in sourcing, governance, risk management and intelligent automation.

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Learn three ways that supply chain financing (SCF) can help mitigate rising costs due to inflation and reduce friction when it comes to paying supplier invoices on time.
Apr 27, 2022    0

“SCF can assist firms and their supply chains by increasing the velocity of cash flow and making those flows more consistent. Implemented properly, the firm and its supply chains can enjoy a symbiotic relationship.” - Supply Chain Financing and Pandemic: Managing Cash Flows to Keep Firms and Their Value Networks Healthy, ...

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SIG CEO and President Dawn Tiura announces the return of the Future of Sourcing Awards.
Apr 11, 2022    0

A recent article reported that the COVID-19 pandemic has “affected the entire purchasing and supply chain management process.” As a result, we constantly face “multiple problems," including "supply shortages, material price increases, logistics challenges, unavailability of containers and timely vessel connections, congestion...

Sustainable procurement is no longer a corporate goal but a global one.
Mar 02, 2022    0

The dramatic predictions within the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Climate Report published earlier this year called attention to the consequences of continued carbon emissions, and corporations around the globe have taken notice.

From CPG giant P&G to tech powerhouse Hitachi, large enterprises are committing to net-zero emissions across their supply chains by 2050. From the...

Looking for a Career in Sourcing and Procurement?
Feb 01, 2022    0

Supply chain professionals have gone from working behind-the-scenes to being in one of the most talked about industries of 2021. With limited labor, increasing disruption and surging production and shipping costs causing shortages around the globe, exploring a career in sourcing and procurement has taken on new meaning as the field becomes more critical and complex than ever before.

Sourcing professionals are not only helping organizations to grow, but are also making a real impact...

The best way to survive the labor shortages is to ensure top talent is happy.
Jan 14, 2022    0

Supply chain disruptions continue to drive up prices and lead to a growing shortage of goods across the U.S. and abroad. The Biden Administration has taken many steps over the last few months to address these issues and strengthen the country’s supply chain operations – e.g., creating the...

Apr 25, 2019    0
We are so excited to have opened the nominations for the second annual Future of Sourcing Awards. We launched the program to much aplomb after many years of member requests and a considerable amount of research. Our goal was to create a unique program that would be disruptive to the industry.  
 
We felt that it was important to recognize everything impacting the industry—from emerging...
Oct 30, 2018    0
Dawn Tiura: Folks, I'd like to introduce to one of our team finalists, and this is in the digitization finalists IQ project, and I'm going to be speaking today to Gavin Hough with IBM and this is called pricing IQ. Can you tell us a little bit about the project Gavin?
 
Gavin Hough: Yeah, hey Dawn! Pricing IQ—a great, great project. It started out in the early iterations to where we were trying to ease up some time that the buyers were utilizing...
Oct 25, 2018    0
Dawn Tiura: Well folks I'm excited to introduce you to the next team and that's GEP Procurement Transfer Nation with a CPG client. They are an outsourcing finalist in the Future of Sourcing Awards and I'm real excited to welcome you guys to the podcast.
 
Rafiq Merchant: Thank you so much. Thank you so much for having us.
 
Connor Hill: Yes. Thank you, Dawn.
 
Dawn Tiura: It's an honor. I read...
Oct 18, 2018    0
Dawn Tiura: Well folks I'm excited to introduce you to the next team and that's GEP Procurement Transfer Nation with a CPG client. They are an outsourcing finalist in the Future of Sourcing Awards and I'm real excited to welcome you guys to the podcast.
 
Rafiq Merchant: Thank you so much. Thank you so much for having us.
 
Connor Hill: Yes. Thank you, Dawn.
 
Dawn Tiura: It's an honor. I read...
Oct 16, 2018    0
Dawn Tiura: Folks, with me today is Morgan Schultz, and she is representing the team from FedEx that is in the finalist category for third party management, and their project was called "Intelligent Dashboard Project". So welcome to the show, Morgan, I'm glad to have you.
 
Morgan: Thank you, Dawn.
 
Dawn Tiura: So, can you tell me, why was this project launched, what was the problem you were trying to solve?
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