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Recovery or Double Dip Recession?

While some economists say that we’ve survived the worst of the recent economic downturn, others are warning that a second, larger dip is on the horizon. Regardless of what the next 6 to 12 months bring, companies need to take action now to ensure they are prepared for whatever is thrown at them. They can start by looking at their supply chain.

Savvy procurement organizations are moving ahead on three main strategies to protect their supply chain in case of a second dip and to ramp up for the recovery:

  1. Forward buy – Evaluate what each supplier is responsible for delivering and make a decision as to whether you need to stock up on any of the parts/services now.

  2. Negotiate prices – Now is the time to re-evaluate supplier contracts and lock in prices while demand is lower. Once demand rises you can expect prices on goods to do the same.

  3. Anticipate a lag between supply and demand – Just as many companies fail during a recovery as they do in a recession. Companies scale back and operate lean supply chains making it challenging to ramp up when demand spikes. Take steps to ensure you and your suppliers aren’t caught off-guard.

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JVKellyGroup, Inc. Named in the Supply and Demand Chain Executive 100

JVKellyGroup, Inc. is thrilled to announce that they have been named in the Supply and Demand Chain Executive 100 listing. 

This marks the third consecutive year that JVKellyGroup, Inc. has been named to the list that recognizes "supply chain solution providers, consultants and other organizations that were helping lead the way in transforming companies' supply and demand chains." 

The SDCE Executive 100 issue hits stands on June 21st, however you can check out the full listing by clicking here.


Procurement Leaders Network Forum
September 29, 2010
Boston, MA

The Procurement Leaders Forum is a learning and networking conference for CPO's and senior procurement professionals. For more information on this event, please visit:

Join Jim Kelly, CEO for a roundtable discussion on Supplier Risk Management.

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JVKellyGroup, Inc. Senior Director Named One of Long Island's Top 30 Under 30 

Amit Puri, Senior Director of Solutions and Analytics for JVKellyGroup, Inc. was named one of Long Island's Top 30 Under 30 by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce. 

The annual list recognizes professionals under the age of 30 who display outstanding commitment, unique talent and philanthropic spirit within Long Island’s business and civic communities.  
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ISM Services Conference
Phoenix, AZ
December 2-3, 2010

Join JVKellyGroup, Inc. at the 11th Annual ISM Services Conference where Jim Kelly, CEO of JVKellyGroup will be presenting on Green Sourcing and Sustainability.

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In Their Words:

"Among services organizations of this size -- let alone any size -- I guarantee there's no one else quite like JVKG in the market."
- Jason Busch,

Industry Recognition:
Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 Supply & Demand Chain
Executive 100
(2008, 2009)
Supply & Demand Chain Pros To Know Supply & Demand Chain
Pros to Know
(2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Blue Ribbon Award U.S. Chamber of
Commerce Small
Business Blue Ribbon

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