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Strategic Sourcing

Strategic sourcing is a collaborative and holistic approach to supply chain management that uses fact-based analysis to acquire the organization’s current and future needs at the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) and risk. This concept causes the purchaser to … Continue reading

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Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC): Canada’s Largest Defence Procurement

The Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program will replace Canada’s aging destroyers and multi-role patrol frigates (the Navy’s Iroquois and Halifax class ships). The project is the largest procurement in Canadian history, with initial estimates placing it to worth around $26 … Continue reading

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What’s new at OMX

At OMX, we value our responsibility to keep on top of industry trends. Keeping this in mind, here’s what’s been happening lately at OMX. We realize that it may be hard for companies, especially SMEs, to keep on top of … Continue reading

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You asked, now I’m answering

Thank you to everyone that came out to listen to my speech, Innovation: More than just a Buzzword, at GOCA on Wednesday. Due to the time constraints, I was unfortunately unable to respond to all of the questions submitted using … Continue reading

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Leveraging Defence Spending: A Guide to Market Segments

When talking to different suppliers and users on OMX, we often run into confusion regarding Market Segments and how they work in procurement programs. Specifically, how small companies that don’t often work in defence, aerospace or shipbuilding, or have never … Continue reading

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OMX companies…”Verified”

Since nearly Day 1 of launching OMX, we were asked by both the world’s largest procurement departments and some of the smaller, but most experienced suppliers, to have layers of “verification” in the profiles. In other words, some level of … Continue reading

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How to get the most out of Canadian Government Infrastructure spending

There has been a lot of talk in the media about infrastructure spending. The Liberals campaigned on a promise to create jobs from Infrastructure spending, and then their recent Budget laid out a plan to spend Billions in infrastructure over … Continue reading

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