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Why This Sourcing Expert Says ‘Intermediaries’ Are Out

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Despite Sourcing Journal founder and president Edward Hertzman’s assertion that “intermediaries are having a moment,” other industry insiders believe that the sector’s most current—and potentially lasting—buzzword is “disintermediation.” Sourcing expert Steve Feniger, a veteran executive of clothing company Warnaco Group and sourcing agency Linmark, believes that the era of the buying agency has passed. Instead,…

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