IHS Supply Chain

Supply Chain Thought Leadership Series

Supply chain costs are on the rise, with sector prices at an average growth rate of 15% annually.

Amidst today's global economic uncertainty and volatile commodity markets, sourcing and procurement teams are being expected to do more with less, to minimize material costs and increase efficiency while maximizing the value of supplier relationships. By predicting and capitalizing upon price fluctuations, organizations can thrive, even with global economic uncertainty, and achieve a competitive advantage.

Obtain price forecasts and cost insight directly from leading IHS economists and industry analysts to derive your purchasing strategy and make more informed buying decisions.

Commodities Through 2013 - Buyer Opportunity, or Buyer Beware? 

How long will buying conditions remain favorable? What warning signs indicate higher prices? Join this webcast with an industry-leading economist who will assess purchasing and sourcing risks across key sectors and regions.

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When Will China Lose Its Low-Cost Edge

For years, low labor rates have been the primary cost advantage enjoyed by Chinese manufacturers, however, wage rates in China are growing at an accelerated rate, and IHS predicts that China will lose its low-cost edge for some products in the near term. What does this mean for your supply chain? Should you be concerned?

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2013 Steel Buyer's Guide

Where are the bargains? What are the implications for buyers? Gain insight to derive your purchasing strategy. Join IHS Senior Industry Economist, John Anton, for a one-hour webcast where he will share his 2013 steel price forecast.

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