eWorld Procurement & Supply – 22 September 2015

Supply Chain Movement

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.

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


At that point, production and system operations commence (DSMC, 2001). defense firms tend to follow a traditional “white box” sourcing approach, as shown in this figure. Product development within the U.S.

The Ethical Shopper: A Myth?

SCM Research

It has often been assumed that one of the characteristics of SCM philosophy is “a customer focus to create unique and individualized sources of customer value, leading to customer satisfaction” ( Mentzer et al., 2001 ). This assumption has led to business models like Primark, which aim to satisfy customer needs for fashion by making incredibly cheap garments available – so cheap that many teenagers nowadays are used to throw them away after just two weeks.

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Resource-based Theory vs. Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

There is an ongoing debate in supply chain management research about whether or not resource-based theory suggests that supply chain management can be a source of sustained competitive advantage for a firm. Among those who have denied this suggestion is Ramsay (2001) , whereas, in his recent essay, Barney (2012) has argued that SCM can, “at least in some settings”, be such a source.

eWorld Procurement & Supply

Supply Chain Movement

Since 2001, this acclaimed business forum has provided a unique insight into the latest developments in electronic commerce for senior purchasing, supply chain and finance executives. Intelligent sourcing & risk management. eWorld Procurement & Supply. Date: 3 March 2015.

VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

The first presented in June 2001 outlined where we were in supply chain and what we needed to do. In 2001, we were in trouble, but in 2004, we had made a lot of progress. In 2001, there were three of us in planning.

The procurement Summit 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Building on the huge success of eWorld Procurement & Supply – which has been running bi-annually in London since 2001 – the new Procurement Summit will bring together 150 purchasing and finance professionals from across the commercial, public and third sectors. The procurement Summit 2016.

This Week in Logistics News (July 2-6, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here are some details from the press release: In business since 2001, Transparix has amassed an impressive roster of clients, including Bosch, Office Depot, Footlocker, ABB, XPO Logistics and many others.

Not the Jetsons: 10 Use Cases for Cognitive Learning in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

When I was an analyst in 2001, I loved speaking to him. While the solutions are sourced from the same provider, each has a different data definition. Remember the Jetsons?

Should We Celebrate this Marriage?

Supply Chain Shaman

There is no solution to optimize source, make and deliver together or drive bidirectional orchestration to execute trade-offs between functions automatically. Founded in 2001, INTTRA was a joint venture between CMA-CGM, Hamburg Sud, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk Line, MSC, and UASC.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 4-8, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The bodega and building as it appears today (source: Google Maps). Yes, many stores are still stuck in 2001 when it comes to their IT capabilities, and theyll need more than a flux capacitor to get back to the future.

The Procurement Summit – 17 November 2015

Supply Chain Movement

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. Date: 17 November 2015. Venue: The Midland Hotel, Manchester. Organization: Revolution Events. URL: www.procurement-summit.co.uk.

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

Source: Adelante SCM based on World Bank LPI data. Source: World Bank. Back in 2001, my friend and logistics expert Art Van Bodegraven traveled to Cuba as part of a logistics delegation. Yesterday, the White House announced that President Obama plans to remove Cuba from the U.S.

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The Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

For example, here’s a description from a 2001 profile of Kroger’s food supply chain published by Louisville Business First : The frozen food portion of the order is assembled at 6:30 a.m.

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What is Big Data?

Supply Chain Game Changer

” In 2001 Doug Laney articulated the concepts of volume, velocity and variety in describing Big Data. The sources of data are vast and ever increasing which contributes to the increased volumes of data. You need full transparency from all of your data sources.

Businesses Must Take and Avoid Risks

Enterra Insights

You simply can’t read every news source in the world, every day, to make sure there aren’t any looming events that are going to disrupt your supply chain. Mapping out several futures, deciding how to respond to them and identifying the early signs that they might be coming about has been widely adopted by multinational firms, particularly after the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001.” Risks are something with which every business must deal.

Industry 4.0 and the Long Game

Enterra Insights

“Job openings have been growing at double-digit rates since mid-2017, and are nearing the historical peak recorded in 2001.” big data comes from many and diverse sources.” ” He lists a few of those sources: Product and/or machine design data such as threshold specifications. ” A good cognitive platform can deal with all those data sources and generate actionable insights that can be beneficial across the enterprise.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

The biggest career transformation for me was after leaving Dell when I joined Lucent in 2002 and entered supply chain in technology sourcing. We dug that company out of terrible financial difficulty after the “internet bubble” burst in 2001. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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 goal is deeper analytics to sense and respond across make, source and deliver. Companies need a real-time data source on performance.

Sparking a New Conversation: Let’s Build a Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

Looking back at history… When I was a Gartner analyst in 2001, I tracked over 400 trading exchanges. With cloud-based analytics, non-relational database open source code sharing and advancements in predictive, prescriptive and cognitive analytics, what is old, can become new again.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The latest addition to this portfolio includes LTL and truckload freight services, which complements UPS’s global capabilities to provide customers a single source for multiple modes of transportation. In 2001, UPS acquired Mail Boxes Etc., LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market.

Case Study: A Deep Dive Into Nestlé’s Supply Chain


Focusing on Responsible Sourcing. During the supply chain analysis of Nestlé, it's immediately clear that responsible sourcing is a huge concern for the company. Nestlé's first major acquisition was Ralston Purina Company, a popular pet food maker, in 2001.

Risks of Outsourcing: The Case of U.S. Intelligence

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  Since 2001, apparently hundreds of private companies including Booz Allen, Lockheed Martin, and the Computer Sciences Corporations have gathered information and have provided analysis to U.S. Defence Secretary from 2001 to 2006, the U.S.

What About Them Apples?

Supply Chain Shaman

I have been an industry analyst covering the market– Gartner, AMR Research, Altimeter Group and my own company Supply Chain Insights– since 2001. Today hurricane Nate’s north winds are pushing against the bayous of Louisiana.

E-commerce and the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

Wikipedia puts it well: ‘The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the dot-com crash, the Y2K crash, the Y2K bubble, the tech bubble, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation that occurred roughly from 1997 to 2001, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet by businesses and consumers.’



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. began full operational activity as of 1 st October 2001, following a corporate restructure, commercialization and privatization of Polskie Koleje Pa?stwowe

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Taming the Supply Chain. Will It Ever Be Social?

Supply Chain Shaman

They would ask how social can impact their supply chain source, make and deliver processes. 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. The supply chain is knotted. It is unruly. It is complex. Will it ever be tamed through social?

Andreas Gärtner of Nestlé on Forecasting: “Track the Mad Bulls!”

Supply Chain Movement

In 2001 Peter Brabeck, then CEO of Nestlé, recognised that as the company was getting bigger and bigger its size may become a liability. They know it is from an objective source and it’s accurate.

Zumba selects PLM solution to manage apparel product growth

Supply Chain Movement

” Founded in 2001, Zumba is the largest dance-fitness company in the world with a following of 15 million fans in more than 180 countries. Lectra Fashion PLM will be used for Zumba’s apparel line starting with design, incorporating product development and sourcing.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016


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How to Harness the Economic Power of Logistics Clusters

Supply Chain @ MIT

In 2001 the government of Aragón in northern Spain realized that its economy had become overly reliant on a small group of industries, notably auto manufacturing. Mutual benefits.

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Supply chain software demands continual attention

Supply Chain Movement

Quaker Oats has only been part of PepsiCo since 2001 and Duyvis since 2006. The freshness of the potatoes is crucial to the quality of our crisps, for example, which makes it necessary to be based close to the source. IT supports quest for differentiation and innovation.

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


Recognised as a Leader by Gartner and other analysts, Ivalua’s Source-to-Pay suite is leveraged by over 300 leading companies across the globe to manage over $500 Billion in direct and indirect spend. Tiger Global Management, LLC was founded in 2001 and is based in New York with affiliate offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangalore and Melbourne. Investments from Tiger Global Management & Ardian Growth to drive growth in $20B+ Spend Management software market.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports


According to our USMTO data the 2003 recession really started in 2001 and didn’t really end until 2005 or even 2006. Sources: The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) [link]. How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line?

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #5

Supply Chain Trend

In 2001 Mr. Kirkegaard founded DCRA Inc a supply chain solutions firm leveraging best of targeted management consulting and supply chain technology solutions with an emphasis on S&OP. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses.

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

Material Handling & Logistics

SCOTT: Obviously tariffs, if implemented for the long-term, will impact global supply chain strategies—sourcing, nearshoring versus offshoring, etc. Omni-channel begat sharing sourcing, procurement, allocation, deployment, inventory, and yes in many cases, distribution.

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Business Continuity Affects All Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

For example, the Disaster Recovery Journal indicates the main sources of business interruption. The UK water industry found this out in 2001. The old slogan for the Timex watch of “Takes a lickin’ and keeps on tickin’” sums up business continuity nicely. Watches are already complicated.

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