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"Realizing your strategic sourcing and optimized purchasing"

Our wide spectrum of services and solutions in strategic sourcing and purchasing process BPR enables you to minimize total cost of ownership, while assuring qualities and stabilities of goods and services sourced, and increasing speed, efficiency, and transparency of your sourcing cycle significantly, in order for you to assure global competitiveness and to increase your corporate value

As a partner of CombineNet and Zycus, Samurai Sourcing (SSI) provides extensive strategic sourcing expertise in sourcing events for raw materials, components, truckloads, ocean freights, 3PL (Third Party Logistics) and as such.

Besides strategic sourcing service with CombineNet's advanced sourcing technologies, SSI provides wide range of sourcing, purchasing and SCM (supply chain management) related services, such as sourcing and purchasing process BPR, process improvement, implementation of procurement and/or purchasing solutions and strategic sourcing outsourcing.

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【 Management Team 】
Founder & CEO: Kay Nakanomori
Mr. Nakanomori had been responsible for CombineNet's Japan operation in Nov '06. He founded Samurai Sourcing, Inc. in order to accelerate CombineNet's business in Japan by fasten business decision and increasing responsiveness to Japanese customers' needs with wider sourcing and SCM (Supply Chain Management) solutions and services. His former positions were CEO of a boutique consulting company, specialized in sourcing and purchasing arena, GE Edison Life Insurance, Ernest&Young Japan (currently know as Zacatii Consulting) and Mitsubishi Corporation. He specializes in sourcing, purchasing and SCM related process improvement and BPR, project management, designing and managing operational divisions, developing and executing business strategy and plan, and localizing software, services and processes. He earns an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin McCombs Business School MBA. He is a 4th Graduate of Entrepreneurship School held by Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives)

Advisor: Tetsuo Yamazaki
Special Advisor, J-COACH Corporation.
Member of the board of directors, NPO YUVEC(Yokohama University Venture Club)
Member of the board of directors, NPO Furusato TV
Mr. Yamazaki served as CEO of Sushiden, the largest Edomae-suchi, CEO of Sushiden America, VP of Boots MC, a joint venture between the largest drug store in England and Mitsubishi Corporation, while he was in Mitsubishi Corporation. After Mitsubishi Corporation, he held CEO of Shizutetsu Just Line, an affiliated company of Shizuoka Railway Co. Ltd. and CEO of J-COACH Corporation.

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