Press Releases

COPC Inc. Announces the IndirectPro™ Solution for Indirect Procurement

Winter Park, Florida — (December 15, 2017)—COPC Inc., a global consulting firm that helps companies improve operational performance, announces the availability of IndirectPro™, a suite of services for indirect procurement organizations. Services include consulting, certification and training, with the first class, Best Practices for Indirect Procurement, to be held in March 2018. More information can be found at www.indirectpro.com.

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COPC Inc. Announces Indirect Procurement Standard And Certification Services

March 14, 2017 —COPC Inc., a global consulting firm that helps companies improve operations to transform the customer experience, announces the publication of the COPC Indirect Procurement Standard, a set of best practices and key metrics for any company seeking to strategically manage its indirect spend. The COPC Indirect Procurement Standard was developed as a collaborative effort by Microsoft Corporation, procurement executives from other leading companies, Western Michigan University, and COPC Inc. The Standard can be downloaded for free. COPC Inc. also announces the availability of certification to the Standard, which verifies a company is using best practices and meeting benchmark performance levels with its indirect procurement operations.

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In the News

Art of Procurement Podcast:
Dr. Sime Curkovic 
discusses the Indirect Procurement Standard
Dr. Curkovic, professor of supply chain management, Western Michigan University, shares the details of the COPC Indirect Procurement Standard, including the need, how it was developed and how it can be used.
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Events

Speaking Engagement:
Procurecon  Indirect East

Feb 20-22, 2018
Cliff Moore, chairman, COPC Inc. to discuss  Deep Dive Into The New Way: Standardizing Indirect Procurement
Indirect Procurement can be a major spend – often $1 billion + – yet the issues surrounding how to build a process that can actually be portable across industries and companies has proven to be elusive – until now. A group of senior indirect procurement executives (including Microsoft; Intuit; General Motors; Rolls Royce; Cisco, and others) partnered with academics from Western Michigan University and with COPC Inc. to develop and maintain the Indirect Procurement Standard to guide indirect procurement organizations.
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