Proven Global Supply Chain Strategies Presented at ProcureCon Panel

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    AMSTERDAM and DALLAS, Feb. 4 /CNW/ -- An executive panel discussion
advising CPOs how to gain maximum benefits from global sourcing is now
available for viewing at Titled
"Extracting Wider Benefits from Global Sourcing," the panel was chaired by the
CEO of Quadrem, Charles Jackson, at ProcureCon 2007 and featured top
procurement executives from Barrick Gold, Vale and Newmont Mining.
    Areas of focus include:
    --  Finding dependable suppliers in emerging markets who can meet your
        sourcing needs and accommodate future growth
    --  Managing risk through supplier diversification
    --  Increasing visibility to maximize compliance with SOX and corporate
        governance initiatives
    --  Expanding efficiency via technology and electronically-connected
        supplier networks
    --  Overcoming challenges of enabling small suppliers and
    --  Including suppliers in sustainability initiatives
    The video download highlights years of experience from David Young, Vice
President, Supply Chain Management, Barrick Gold Corporation; John Gundersen,
Group Executive, Global Supply Chain and Contracts, Newmont Mining
Corporation; and Rodrigo Wanderley, Purchasing Planning Manager, Vale.
    "The information provided in this discussion is invaluable in helping
procurement professionals achieve the best return from their procurement and
sourcing solutions," said Quadrem Vice President of Marketing Katherine
Kirkpatrick. "Global sourcing adds great return to thousands of organizations,
and we are pleased to offer our panel discussion free to all sourcing and
procurement professional seeking proven advice on how to achieve their goals."
    About Quadrem
    Quadrem ( provides e-business solutions that
connect buyers and suppliers to maximize supply chain efficiencies. Quadrem's
global transaction platform, vibrant international trading community and
high-quality MRO data management services enable customers to implement the
most effective e-business initiatives for buyers and suppliers. Established in
2000, Quadrem has locations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, France,
Korea, Mexico, The Netherlands, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa,
the United Arab Emirates and the United States.

For further information:

For further information: Katherine Kirkpatrick of Quadrem, 
+1-972-543-8044, Web Site:

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