Afternoon Coffee: US and EU suspend tariffs in Boeing-Airbus dispute; LSQ and Spend Matters to host early-pay financing webinar; Forced labor and global supply chains

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In today’s headlines, the United States and European Union announced they resolved a 17-year-long dispute over aircraft subsidies of Boeing and Airbus, agreeing to suspend tariffs for five years. In other news, LSQ and Spend Matters are hosting a webinar showcasing tips and insights for early-pay financing options. Also, Sourcemap’s CEO discusses the biggest issue in supply chains — forced labor — and what to do about it. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news.

Women in Procurement Wednesday: Dawn Andre on solving procurement puzzles and being a continuous learner

Dawn Andre is the Executive Vice President of Product Management at Jaggaer. (Personal photo)

While many first jobs for teenagers involve sitting poolside or babysitting, some lucky people find their passion at 15 or 16 years old. Jaggaer’s Executive Vice President of Product Management, Dawn Andre, fell in love with sourcing and logistics at her first job when she worked for her family’s retail company.

Read the latest in the “Women in Procurement on Wednesday” series, featuring Dawn Andre!

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