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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.

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.

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.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Automation

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Government Expectations. Financial Markets. Performance. Challenges. The Impact of Automation. Appendix. 1 Introduction.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

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.

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 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).

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

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.

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.

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 To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

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

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 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.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

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.

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….

Claritum awarded KTP funding to Accelerate Practical Use of AI in Procurement

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (4th October, 2019) – Claritum awarded AI Knowledge Transfer Partnership* (KTP) funding from Innovate UK.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

Claritum awarded KTP funding to Accelerate Practical AI Use in Procurement

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (4th October, 2019) – Claritum awarded AI Knowledge Transfer Partnership* (KTP) funding from Innovate UK.

Prof Rick Hillum at Claritum shortlisted for Tech Southwest Leadership Award

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (Sep 16, 2019) – Claritum, a provider of cloud based spend management solutions, today announced that Prof Rick Hillum, our Executive Chairman, has been shortlisted for The Tech Leadership Award, an award from Tech South West Awards. “I

Claritum serves Coca-Cola

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (September 4, 2019) – Claritum, a provider of cloud based spend management solutions, today announced that Coca-Cola has been added to the many brands procuring marketing goods and services through our Cloud solution.

The Claritum team is growing

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (May 23, 2019) – Claritum, a provider of cloud based spend management solutions, today announced the addition of new talent into the team. “We continue to grow our team with the best of the growing pool of West of England talent.” said Prof.

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.

Claritum Sponsors Bath Digital Festival

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Claritum is sponsoring and supporting this week-long celebration of emerging technology for professionals, techies & families. .