eWorld Procurement & Supply 2016

Supply Chain Movement

eWorld Procurement & Supply. The Leading Bi-Annual Event for Procurement Innovation. Since 2001, eWorld Procurement & Supply, in association with Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, has provided a unique insight into the latest innovations and technologies for senior procurement, supply chain and finance executives. Procurement Automation. Internet of Things (the impact on procurement). Social Media for Procurement.

The procurement Summit 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The procurement Summit 2016. Launched in 2014 and brought to you by the eWorld Procurement & Supply team, The Procurement Summit will provide senior purchasing, sourcing and supply chain executives across the North of England with an unmissable opportunity to keep up-to-date with the latest industry innovations, best practice and new technology solutions. The Procurement Summit will provide: Educational seminars on the latest industry issues. Procurement Metrics.

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eWorld Procurement & Supply September 2016

Supply Chain Movement

eWorld Procurement & Supply. The Leading Bi-Annual Event for Procurement Innovation. Since 2001, eWorld Procurement & Supply has provided a unique insight into the latest innovations and technologies for senior procurement, supply chain and finance executives. eWorld Autumn 2016 will take place at the QEII Centre central London on Tuesday 27th September and will focus on hot topics such as: Brexit: How to Prepare and What Does it Mean for Procurement?

eWorld Procurement & Supply

Supply Chain Movement

eWorld Procurement & Supply. eWorld Procurement & Supply in association with The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), is the UK’s leading event focusing on the use of leading-edge technologies and techniques within the procurement & supply chain functions. Soft skills for procurement professionals. Sustainable procurement strategies. Social Media and procurement. e-Invoicing and Procure-to-Pay.

eWorld Procurement & Supply – 22 September 2015

Supply Chain Movement

eWorld Procurement & Supply. The Leading Bi-Annual Event for Procurement Innovation. The UK’s most comprehensive business forum for Procurement, Sourcing and Supply Chain Technologies. Since 2001, eWorld Procurement & Supply has provided a unique insight into the latest innovations and technologies for senior procurement, supply chain and finance executives. Soft skills for procurement professionals. Sustainable procurement strategies.

The Procurement Summit – 17 November 2015

Supply Chain Movement

The Procurement Summit. The Procurement Summit provides senior purchasing, sourcing and supply chain executives across the North of England with an unmissable opportunity to keep up-to-date with the latest industry innovations, best practice and new technology solutions. The Procurement Summit offers an education-rich event including: - Educational seminars on the latest industry issues. - First-hand case studies on the challenges of procurement leadership.

Ivalua Launches Pre-Packaged Spend Management Solutions for Financial Services


Best practice financial services procurement capabilities now available for rapid deployment. Ivalua has a long history of serving Financial Services organizations, starting with its very first customer, Groupe BPCE, since 2001. Digitization has been an integral part of our procurement strategy. Maxime Genestier, Group procurement corporate secretary at Crédit Agricole. .

Should We Celebrate this Marriage?

Supply Chain Shaman

Examples include alternate sourcing, bill of material changes or alternate modes/routing between the planning, procurement and transportation.) The groups of supply planning, procurement and logistics operate within silos. Founded in 2000 as a high-tech consortium, the focus was the automation of procurement using a one-to-many network. Founded in 2001, INTTRA was a joint venture between CMA-CGM, Hamburg Sud, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk Line, MSC, and UASC.

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What Is Old Is New Again. Maybe, Just Maybe, the Emperor Is Getting Some Clothes.

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the Memorial Day weekend, I stumbled on an old article that I wrote in 2001. In the height of the e-commerce craze, the marketplace offerings started with a focus on e-procurement. The widely-held view was that the e-procurement market would fuel the next generation of marketplace applications. The rebirth of marketplace offerings is not on the back of e-procurement or ERP. At the time, I was a junior Gartner analyst.

Buyers, B-17 Bombers, and Heedful Interrelating…Musings for the Week


Weick (2001)notes that an example of “less heedful interrelating” is Winston Churchill’s reconstruction of why he failed to see that Singapore was vulnerable to land invasion in the Second World War. These four lapses are lapses of interconnection in gathering information about unexpected events (Weick, 2001). 2001), Making Sense of the Organization, Blackwell Publishers, Malden, MA.

BidMode to join the EC Sourcing Family

EC Sourcing Group

October 13, 2020 / EC Sourcing Group, a leading global provider of SaaS sourcing technology solutions, has announced its acquisition of procurement solution provider, BidMode, with full terms of the merger remaining confidential. Founded in 2001 and based in Morristown, N.J.,

An Empty Chair….

Supply Chain Shaman

When I was a Gartner analyst in 2001, there were over 120 B2b platforms. As a result, transportation managers buy transportation networks like GT Nexus or Descartes, procurement leaders buy procurement network capabilities from E2open and/or Ariba and manufacturing leaders seek contract manufacturing capabilities from Nulogy. Across from me, sits an empty chair. In fact, sadly, there are many empty chairs in the room.

Dr. Muddassir Ahmed on Innovation in Supply Chain Education


CIPS talks about AI in procurement, but not about what key skills you need to be a user of AI in procurement. Anyone working in procurement will tell you that 90% of their time is spent managing people and business relationships. Muddassir has been a supply chain professional since 2001. Muddassir Ahmed is a supply chain strategist, researcher, and educator.

Taming the Supply Chain. Will It Ever Be Social?

Supply Chain Shaman

The ends of the supply chain–both in customer and procurement– are fragile. In 2001, Forrester and Gartner had also promised that the B2B supply chain exchange (marketplace) organizations would also transform the supply chain about the time of the ecommerce bust in B2B. It believe that it will become part of the existing processes of order-to-cash and procure-to-pay. The supply chain is knotted. It is unruly. It is complex. Will it ever be tamed through social?

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

According to Lummas et al 2001 , the word "Logistics" in English appeared in the article as early as in 1898. As you can see, Logistics in 1811 was surrounded by many practices we already use today such as Strategic Planning ( strategie ), Collaboration (c onduct when three different kind troops fighting together ), Communication, Geography, Staffing, Organization Structure ( arrangement and formation of different corps ), Procurement ( military and economical necessaries ) and Costing.

Infor’s Acquistion of GT Nexus: If I Had a Magic Wand

Supply Chain Shaman

The company branded as GT Nexus in 2001 and purchased Tradecard in 2013. The Ariba infrastructure is so heavily entrenched in indirect procurement processes that it is hard to adapt to the solution to manage direct materials in the supply chain. As an analyst, when technology providers acquire and divest companies, I get invited to pre-announcement conferences. In these sessions, the technology providers share their rational for the investment and invite questions.



PKP Energetyka, launched the implementation of Ivalua’s state-of-the-art Procurement and Sourcing solution with the participation of OptiBuy. It has been operating since 2001 and belongs to one of the largest investment funds worldwide – CVC Capital Partners. PKP Energetyka decided to implement a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service)-based Advanced Procurement solution, delivered by Ivalua. OptiBuy is an international consulting company specializing in Procurement management.

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Is the FAR getting in the way of Early Supplier Involvement in defense projects?


At that point, production and system operations commence (DSMC, 2001). Research suggests that up to 80 percent of the total cost of a product is ‘locked in’ by the procurement organization during this early engineering concept and design. Enhancing supplier relationships also reflects a central theme of the most recent effort to improve federal procurement practices (Rung, 2014). Product development within the U.S.

Why the Outlook for the Oil and Gas Market is Brighter than You Think


When I earned my business degree in 2001, supply chain was not available as a degree— it wasn’t even a very common term). I’ve personally seen numerous disposition clients adopt Requis for asset management and procurement because it’s so easy to use. In this article: What’s changing in oil and gas (in asset sales and beyond), and why the long-term outlook for the industry is positive. How supply chain has changed over the years.

The worst Supply Chain practices must be confessed and not only by constraint

KEPLER Consulting

2000); Cachon and Larivière (2001); and Zhao (2002)) show that when demand and stock information is shared, this results in a significant reduction in stocks and costs Absence of systematic summary sharing of fixed supplier orders: just like the previous one, the implementation of this communication makes it possible to comfort the supplier about their production and supply plan.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Michael Massetti, VP at Gartner!

Supply Chain Game Changer

We dug that company out of terrible financial difficulty after the “internet bubble” burst in 2001. We achieved recognition both internally and externally for our sourcing and procurement accomplishments in the spend management area. In reality, a few abrupt moves and getting laid off in 2001 by Dell drove a sharp left-hand turn in my career in 2002 that evolved to where I am today. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Ivalua Exceeds $1B Valuation in New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Expansion & Technology Innovation


Spend Management software has emerged as an increasingly strategic tool for businesses, boosting profitability by streamlining procurement processes, improving collaboration with suppliers and optimising cash flow. Ivalua is the Procurement empowerment platform. Tiger Global Management, LLC was founded in 2001 and is based in New York with affiliate offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangalore and Melbourne.

Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

Affected by changes in production, procurement and distribution methods, warehousing has continually been pushed and pulled in different directions. Warehouse inventory levels can be automatically taken into account by ERP and procurement systems, while sales and CRM systems can query the WMS in order to confirm orders placed by customers and run sales promotions. WebVan went out of business in 2001 with a market value close to zero after having initially raised billions in funding.

In Memoriam: John H. Conway (1937-2020)

Enterra Insights

” Professor Conway advised us that blackboard paint would be less expensive to procure and easier to apply than real blackboards. ” His wife, Diana, whom he married in 2001, saw him in a completely different light. Among the many tragic stories coming out of the novel coronavirus pandemic is the death of John Horton Conway, a former John von Neumann Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics at Princeton University. He died from Covid-19 on 11 April 2020.

Takeaways from Manhattan Associates’ Momentum 2017 Conference

Talking Logistics

In WannaCry’s case, hackers exploited vulnerabilities in Windows XP — an operating system still in wide use today, even though it was originally released in 2001 and Microsoft stopped supporting it in 2014. The recent WannaCry cyber attack exploited a problem that exists at most companies today: the use of outdated software systems.

Business Continuity Affects All Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

The UK water industry found this out in 2001. Other senior managers to enlist include the directors of supply chain, production, logistics and procurement, and the CIO. Pay special attention to making BCM part of your company’s procurement strategy. The old slogan for the Timex watch of “Takes a lickin’ and keeps on tickin’” sums up business continuity nicely. Watches are already complicated. In supply chain, the complexity can be far greater.

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Podcast: Dr. John Gattorna on Aligning Supply Chains with Customer Behaviour


This was a term coined by Jim Collins, whose work for Amazon was instrumental in the massive growth they have experienced since 2001. We will have to fix procurement, and segment suppliers the same way we do our customers, and the supply chains that serve them. John Gattorna is one of the foremost thinkers in supply chain today. He’s an author, consultant, highly sought after speaker, and academic.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling and Logistics

Omni-channel begat sharing sourcing, procurement, allocation, deployment, inventory, and yes in many cases, distribution. For the most part organizations quickly got together on the sourcing, procurement, allocation and deployment. I clearly recall in 2001 working for a toy retailer where the store selling unit was the four turtles to a set (Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo) but online they sold each turtle as a sales unit.

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E2open Acquires Steelwedge. Impact on Market?

Supply Chain Shaman

I remember my first briefing with Steelwedge in 2001. The focus was on automating procurement. This morning E2open announced the acquisition of Steelwedge for an undisclosed sum of money. Founded in 2000, Steelwedge was an innovator in Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and was an early provider of cloud solutions for supply chain. I estimate that the company had annual sales of 30M$. Clients include Canon, Pfizer, HP Inc, Jaguar Land Rover, Lenovo, Nissan and Monsanto.