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Kelly Grato

Kelly Grato is Procurement Manager of RESCO Defense; a Baltimore based certified HUBZone distributor and manufacturer of electronic components and assemblies. After four years as a buyer for RESCO Electronics, Kelly recently became the Procurement Manager at RESCO Defense. Kelly studied at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Kaplan University. She currently resides in Abingdon, Maryland with her husband.

Recent Posts

Benefits of Supplier Consolidation

Posted by Kelly Grato on May 10, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Vendor consolidation, also known as vendor rationalization, is one of the methods companies use to improve operational efficiency. Electing to choose from a limited pool of trusted vendors
 has enabled companies to build stronger and more collaborative relationships that deliver a range of benefits to the organization, including: lower costs in relationship management, lower administration costs, less risk to the business, increased quality and speed in delivery and improved supplier responsiveness. 

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Topics: Supply Chain and Procurement Strategies, Supplier Selection

Preferred Supplier Programs: A Supplier's Perspective

Posted by Kelly Grato on Mar 26, 2015 11:02:00 AM

We are all looking for ways to improve our bottom line, and sometimes that takes some creativity.  In our earlier blogs we discussed how procurement professionals have much to offer in helping companies achieve their cost saving objectives by doing more with less.  An increasing trend to help reach these goals is to create a Preferred Supplier Program by optimizing your supplier base.

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Topics: Supply Chain and Procurement Strategies