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The Delta Club Room on concourse F looks about like all the other Club Rooms around the country. But it is surprisingly empty. Guess few people are heading out on international flights on a Friday night. We figure that the trip will go very smoothly from now on. Our snafus were all front-loaded, starting with the ...
"Building on the foundation of the past is important, but the future is even more exciting"
— John Fentener van Vlissingen, BCD founder
The past few days have been concerned with discovering a hidden side to BCD Travel. From the world of marketing to learning about how the CEO sees this company, I have been privy to a side of BCD Travel that is seldom seen by the outside world. Today, however, I spent my day with Kathy Bedell ...
... all, a very hectic month ahead. But as I discussed in my previous post, this time will certainly help me understand what BCD travel is all about. My bullet points only tell you where I'll be going. They don't show the depth and breadth of my exposure to the company. In order to find out about that (and more) you'll just need to keep reading this blog! For now, I'll just wish you good night from Atlanta, where this extraordinary experience begins.
... of the receipt.
Before our presentation, I had the opportunity to sit in on a conference call with Mark Judson, my sponsor throughout the 6 month traineeship, and Laura and Raymond - two members of the strategic sourcing team. It was wonderful to meet both of them and speaking with the team made me even more excited to start my traineeship and begin learning more about strategic sourcing from their wealth ...
... has value" and hearing about how negotiations and data are large parts of their responsibilities.
After asking questions and understanding supplier relations more than before, Hunter presented to us a supplier relations case study. We were given the data on three competing airlines and tasked with choosing which, if any, of the airlines we should drop as preferred suppliers. We were given an hour to analyze the data (already provided for us), and create a ...
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