Dealing With Buyers From a Supplier’s Perspective

The most important job for any supplier is to form and develop good relationships with buyers; but this can be, and often is, difficult. Procurement professionals are constantly looking for new ways to keep buyers happy, and keep their business. We’ve asked Carrie Hawkins, the Director of Strategic Accounts here at ConnXus, to give us some insight into how this process works, the challenges that come along with it, and how it has evolved through the years.  Read more

ConnXus Conversation: American Red Cross

Jillnell Joiner is the Senior Supplier Diversity Manager for the American Red Cross. We asked her about the day-to-day responsibilities of her position, what she values most about her experience in the role, the challenges she faces, and what advice she would give to other supplier diversity industry professionals. We also asked about the future she sees for the industry. Here is what she shared with us: Read more

School’s in Session for Sales Professionals: Learning the Language of Your Industry

To get ahead, sales professionals need to learn the language of the industry.

By Brie Pritchard, Director of Business Development, Sourcing Industry Group

As a sales professional, I never thought to learn another profession’s language to get ahead of the game. I am not talking about native language, but about industry language. While we may all speak the same language in corporate America, we often don’t understand what the other is trying to say. Read more

Free Yourself from Spreadsheets with SmartScrub Subscription

This Independence Day, the ConnXus team is excited to announce the launch of SmartScrub Subscription, a new service designed to free you from spreadsheets and manual supplier data validation processes once and for all.  Read more

5 Simple Steps for Ensuring Brand Consistency

A powerful and instantly recognizable brand makes the job of a marketing department almost too easy. Positive branding greatly encourages customer trust in a company, breaking down barriers to conversion and giving marketing campaigns a head start in developing engagement.  Read more

Business Networking: How to Prepare and Build Connections

Forty-one percent of professionals want to network more frequently, but finding the free time can be a challenge. Read more

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ConnXus: Your One Stop Supplier Management Dashboard

We enable global procurement by revolutionizing the way buyers and suppliers connect. With in-house experts, industry-leading security, and intuitive software, we work hard to provide the best supplier management and procurement solutions for you. Read more

Daryl Hammett

SRM: “Supplier Relationships Matter” Do you pay your Suppliers ON Time?

At ConnXus, we’ve worked with countless organizations. From companies big and small, one of the biggest opportunities we’ve observed is managing multi-tier suppliers. Collaboration between buyer and supplier is the key to business growth. Successful SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) maximizes the value of your supply chain.

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Key Ingredients for Healthy Relationships

Building strong buyer-supplier relationships is key for any successful business. No relationship can function if both sides aren’t satisfied. That’s why companies like ConnXus and Onyx make it part of our mission to help businesses form strong buyer-supplier relationships that last, and ensure success in your industry for years to come. Read more

Help Protect Your Business by Eliminating Cyber Security Threats

What can you do to make sure your business is a success? Most people would think this involves, among other things, careful planning, a well-designed and well-executed strategy and putting the right team in place for each task, and they’d be right. What some people may not think of, though, is doing everything possible to minimize and eliminate threats. Even if a business does everything else right, outside threats can still cause it to come crashing down.  Some of the largest and most rapidly growing threats, especially in today’s technology-driven world, are threats to cyber security. Read more