Jim Kitchens

2019 Winter Conference Review

Author: Jim Kitchens

Each of the last 16 years USA has hosted a Supply Chain themed Winter Conference for its Members and Supplier-Partners.  The purpose of the Winter Conference is to facilitate and provide networking opportunities for USA and Supplier representatives as a means to develop and grow “win-win” business relationships.  The Conference serves as an extremely cost-effective...

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2018 USA Supply Chain Savings

Author: Jim Kitchens

USA Supply Chain (SCM) programs enjoyed a banner year in 2018! Members saved $31.4M, an increase of $3.7M over 2017, all due to the hard work and collaborative spirit of everyone involved. . Submitted by our Supplier-Partners, all savings are checked and approved by both the applicable USA member plant and USA supply chain staff...

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2018 USA Agreement Utilization

Author: Jim Kitchens

The second annual USA Agreement Utilization Analysis (AUA) kicked off in late November. The goal of this process is to increase awareness and optimize use of our USA Agreements at each of the member sites and to identify best practices and ideas for improvement. The AUA is executed entirely online using data generated through quarterly...

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USA website is now mobile

Author: Jim Kitchens

You can now access the USA website from your mobile device. Use your cellphone or tablet and visit www.usainc.org. You’ll find a user friendly interface to help you navigate around the website while you are on the go.

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Selection process for Suppliers of the Year

Author: Jim Kitchens

The selection process for 2014 USA Suppliers of the Year gets underway this month. Each year members vote for the top USA suppliers in both the Materials and Services categories. These coveted awards are presented at the USA Executive Summit in June and include a Nuclear News advertisement recognizing the accomplishment as well as a...

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