In this edition of SpendBytes, we take a deep dive into the unique sourcing and procurement requirements in sensitive sectors such as Aerospace and Defense. Infosys BPM met the challenges therein head on, inventing niche solutions to tackle the perils of single or dual sourcing, in order to create an effective vendor management system, customized for the specialized sectors.
Infosys BPM implemented a vendor managed inventory program for a major Aerospace manufacturer, identifying best candidates and improving signups.
Infosys BPM tackled the challenge of driving savings from Sole Source suppliers in Aerospace Manufacturing, which accounted for nearly 78% of entire CapEx.
The aluminum die casting process is seeing increased adoption in the Aerospace and Defense industry, following a worldwide push for energy efficiency.
Read about unique experiences and personal insights from our procurement professionals across the globe.
James Strickland - Practice Engagement Lead, Infosys BPM, Atlanta, GA
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James Strickland is the Practice Engagement Lead for sourcing and procurement at Infosys BPM. His primary focus is on Category Management in MRO and Direct Manufacturing. He currently leads procurement engagement with a manufacturing client, with the objective of driving cost savings, working capital improvements, and timely delivery.
James has over 21 years of experience in handling several procurement and strategic sourcing for major airlines and large-scale manufacturers. Prior to Infosys BPM, James led the sourcing team for MRO and Manufacturing Indirect services for a Global Tyre manufacturer. His years of experience has brought unique and valuable perspective to Infosys BPM clients and colleagues.