30 min

EP 6 — Sam's Club's Anna Hammons on Keeping Things Every Day Low Price for Consumers and Every Day Low Cost for Their Corporation Smarter Sourcing

    • Tecnología

In this episode of the Smarter Sourcing podcast, John speaks with Anna Hammons, Senior Director, Procurement at Sam’s Club, about her day-to-day experience in procurement, as well as what characteristics she looks for when building her team. 

Anna also talked about how before the COVID-19 pandemic, contingency planning was to simply ”figure it out,” but now it requires much more planning. They also discuss how Sam’s Club is looking to incorporate more technology and to be more sustainable.
***The comments are the views of Anna Hammons and do not necessarily reflect the views of Walmart or Sam’s Club***

Topics discussed:

- What procurement really looks like – it’s more than just purchasing.
- Risk management in the context of adopting new technology and partnering with startups. 
- What a procurement leader should look for when building their team. 
- How Sam’s Club is looking for ways to be more sustainable while also incorporating new technologies.
- How contingency planning has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic: having a backup is more important than ever.
- What Founder Sam Walton would think of the company if he could see it today.

In this episode of the Smarter Sourcing podcast, John speaks with Anna Hammons, Senior Director, Procurement at Sam’s Club, about her day-to-day experience in procurement, as well as what characteristics she looks for when building her team. 

Anna also talked about how before the COVID-19 pandemic, contingency planning was to simply ”figure it out,” but now it requires much more planning. They also discuss how Sam’s Club is looking to incorporate more technology and to be more sustainable.
***The comments are the views of Anna Hammons and do not necessarily reflect the views of Walmart or Sam’s Club***

Topics discussed:

- What procurement really looks like – it’s more than just purchasing.
- Risk management in the context of adopting new technology and partnering with startups. 
- What a procurement leader should look for when building their team. 
- How Sam’s Club is looking for ways to be more sustainable while also incorporating new technologies.
- How contingency planning has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic: having a backup is more important than ever.
- What Founder Sam Walton would think of the company if he could see it today.

30 min

Top podcasts en Tecnología

La columna de Santiago Bilinkis
Santiago Bilinkis
Loop Infinito (by Applesfera)
Applesfera
El Futuro
elfuturo
Inteligencia Artificial
Pocho Costa
Tecnología Informal
Gabriel Benmergui
Programa tu mente
Daniel Cubillos