According to recent data, organizations from all sectors will continue to focus on sustainability in their procurement and supply management activities, including transportation. This webinar will offer an overview of sustainability and its three pillars (environmental, economic, social) and how they can apply to the procurement of transportation services.
While logistics management is an often-overlooked area of public procurement, there are many ways for procurement professionals to add value. These include ensuring diversity in supplier selection, considering of sustainable transportation means, and requiring sustainable packaging.
What You'll Learn
completing this online training session, learners will be able to:
1. Identify the ways in which sustainability applies to transportation management.
2. Articulate the value that procurement professionals can bring to logistics management.
3. Distinguish the sustainable practices that can be required of suppliers.
Darin currently serves as chief procurement office for Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, CA. He has over thirty years of procurement management experience in state and local government, higher education, and private industry. Darin speaks throughout the world on a variety of procurement topics, and his writings have been featured in Inside Supply Management, Government Procurement, Inside Supply Management, The Public Manager and The Journal of Public Procurement. His books include Warehousing and Inventory Control, Logistics and Transportation, and Effective Supply Management Performance. He has served on the faculty at numerous universities including Florida Atlantic University, University of Illinois, Portland State University, and Cal-Berkeley.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business/Political Science and master’s degrees in Acquisition Management and Educational Technology. Darin is a certified instructor for NIGP and served as their President in 2007. He has also served as a board member of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council and the Public Procurement Research Center at Florida Atlantic University. In 2020 and 2021, Darin served as host of the podcast, The Evolution of Procurement.
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