The cover story "Local Service"Ã¯Â¿Â½ in Procurement Leaders Magazine, May 2013 issue talks about how sourcing locally can demonstrate the value companies bring to emerging economies and at while making sufficient cost savings. Anish Kartik, Beroe's research analyst in the Mining vertical, talks about local sourcing being- non-linear' for and how the rules for sourcing & developing supply is dissimilar for different locations. He notes that the methodology for developing local suppliers is driven by the region's regulation and by social responsibility. This, especially in remote regions, requires procurement professionals to innovate.
Anish Karthik is a Research Analyst at Beroe. His area of expertise is Mining and with special interest in efficient procurement practices, competitive intelligence and supplier financial analysis. He enables procurement decision making that influences spends of over $ 40 M, at Fortune 500 and G2K mining companies.