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Claritum Covid-19 Activity

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (April 15, 2020) – First 3 weeks of lockdown completed. The team at Claritum is functioning well from home. All Claritum systems have remained operational and our customers continue to process orders and supply the needs of their customers.

5 steps for Procurement to impact on financial results

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Step 1. Remove the noise. Step 2. Address Procurement Strategy. Step 3. Focus Procurement on supplier optimisation. Step 4. Don’t lose Procurement’s focus on costs. Step 5. Keep Procurement up to date. Summary. Introduction.

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Struggling with bespoke purchases?

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Bespoke requirements - key sourcing issues. Sourcing Bespoke requirements the right way. Claritum’s solution for bespoke procurement. 1 Introduction. Sourcing of bespoke requirements needs to be managed effectively within an Organisation.

Category-based Procurement

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. when should I use it? And what challenges will I face? Contents. Introduction. The Strategic Nature of Focusing on a Category. Typical Steps Associated with Category Purchasing. Project and Category Procurement Differences. Category-based Procurement Examples.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Create your own orchestrated Marketplace

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. How people can influence success. Procurement's influence with an orchestrated Marketplace. Some process timings for overall eProcurement. Summary. 1 Introduction.

Minority Business Enterprises – Diversity of Supply Article

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Why is diversity of supply important. Achieving results with supplier diversity. Strategic approach to supply diversity. Tracking success. Indirect spend and supply diversity. Conclusion. Resources. Appendix. 1 Introduction.

Simplicity is beauty in the crazy world of procurement automation

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Crazy World of Procurement. Automation in this Crazy World. Single or multiple eProcurement platforms? Summary. Further Reading. 1 Introduction.

Diversity of Supply Article – US centric

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Why is diversity of supply important. Achieving results with supplier diversity. Strategic approach to supply diversity. Tracking success. Indirect spend and supply diversity. Conclusion. Resources. Appendix. 1 Introduction.

Technologies that Impact Procurement

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Technologies and Procurement Table. Conclusion. 1 Introduction. There are a lot of articles around on what Procurement needs to do; how Procurement needs to change; and how technology will fundamentally change Procurement.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Managing the Procurement of Promotional Goods and Services

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. The benefits of purchasing promotional products. Problems with current sourcing methodologies. Sourcing the right way for Promotional goods and services. Claritum. 1 Introduction.

The Divergent Procurement World

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. The unusual nature of Indirect Spend. Indirect Spend automation is different. Establishing Indirect Spend automation. 5.Can automation cover all Indirect Spend - 100%? Related articles. 1 Introduction.

Procurement Challenges Condensed

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Breaking Down the Domains. Identifying the Challenges by the Domain. Conclusion and additional thoughts. 1 Introduction. I took on the challenge of writing a condensed version of all the current Procurement challenges.

Visibility and Control is the key to Complex Spend Management

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Why is Complex Spend an Issue? Gaining Visibility and Control. What is the Most Effective Option? Technology Hype. Resources. 1 Introduction.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Maverick buying moves mainstream

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. thanks to the rise of cloud based marketplaces. Contents. Introduction. Procurement the barrier to doing business. Poor governance structure. Many organisations are decentralised. Large programs/projects operate separately.

Supply Chain Management – the SME perspective

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Then why are all SMEs not implementing this automation? Additional things to consider. What are the key drivers for SMEs. Where should SMEs focus initially? 1 Introduction.

5 Pillars of Effective Supplier Management

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Introduction. This article focuses on effective supplier management. The article is orientated towards indirect spend , however many of the principles apply to all spend categories.

Why is Not for Profit Procurement so Different

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Goals and Motivations. Financials. Skills. Summary Table. Regulations. Risks. Processes. Ethics. 1 Introduction. This article looks at some of the key differences between For Profit (FP) and Not for Profit organisations (NfP).

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Claritum enables early payment discounts

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Claritum Enables Early Payment Discounts. Claritum ensures our customers avoid late payment, gain from early payment discounts and strengthen their supplier relationships. .

Supply Diversity – Managing diversity into your supply chain

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Introduction. Diversity in the supply chain has increasingly become important and reflects a growing concern that disadvantaged groups are not being given access to supply chains.

If you can measure it then you can manage it

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. The Challenge of Tail Spend. An approach to Tail Spend Analytics. Benefits of better Analytics. Conclusion. Further reading. 1 Introduction. “If

Claritum SME news

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Claritum's focus on usability attracts SMEs. Claritum’s focus on usability of our solution has expanded our customer base to attract an increasing number of SMEs.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Loading the supplier dice in the procurement process

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Eliminating or reducing competition. Biased supplier selection. Biased contract negotiation. Low bid with knowledge that over or false payments can be extracted. Does that capture the problem? Introduction.

How is technology transforming global sourcing ?

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Does your business source products and services from global markets? If your company is sourcing goods and services internationally you could be reaping many benefits. These include access to cheap raw materials and products, tax breaks and reduced labour costs.

Sourcing promotional products the right way

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Promotional products are items used to promote a product, service or company program including advertising specialties, premiums, incentives, business gifts, awards, prizes, commemoratives and other imprinted or decorated items.

Is your ERP Driving you nuts?

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Over the last few months we’ve come across a number of instances where legacy ERP is holding a company back.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

A List of Must Read Procurement White Papers

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The drive for a New Wave of Easy-to-use Procurement Products

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. As featured in the ‘ The 10 Most Innovative Procurement Solution Providers ’ article published in the September 2017 Insights Success Magazine , Claritum discuss the drive for a New Wave of Easy-to-use Procurement Products….

Procurement Fact File

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. We’ve read through some of the best analyst reports and surveys to bring you this procurement fact file containing some of the most interesting findings, statistics and quotes. Click here to download a printable pdf version of the procurement fact file.

How to Enable Trade During a Pandemic

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Trading During a Pandemic. A Buyer/Seller Ecosystem. The Ecosystem Capabilities. Do I have the tools I need? Summary. 1 Introduction.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

Kevin joins the Claritum engineering team

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (Apr 24, 2020) – Claritum, a provider of cloud based spend management solutions, today announced the addition of Kevin into the team. Kevin joins Claritum’s engineering team, as we continue to build up our core development team. “It’s