Paris 2021 – EN – Eric Bouret


In 2003, he joined Norpac (Lille) as Purchasing Manager, then took in charge the purchasing department of QUILLE Construction in Rouen in 2006. In 2013, he transferred to Hong Kong to lead the APAC procurement and supply chain organization for all Bouygues Construction activities in this region. Eric Bouret CPO. Eric Bouret holds a Master’s degree from Grenoble Ecole de Management and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University.

Notes from ProcureCon Indirect West at the Wigwam in Phoenix Arizona

Supply Chain View from the Field

I was amazed at the speed and convenience of the technical solutions emerging in the procurement area, based on the discussions I had with the individuals present. Anu discussed how when she signed contracts for her house she bought in 2003, it involved 80 signatures. Business Process Outsourcing Contract Management Procure to Pay Social Media in Supply Chains Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Talent


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Cutting Out the Middleman with Mike Nervick

The Logistics of Logistics

In 2003, Mike founded his own successful freight brokerage, Advantage Freight Network (AFN), growing it to over $170M. As a broker insider, Mike saw first-hand how antiquated the freight procurement process was for manufacturers, retailers and distributors.

SCRC Partner Profile: A Textbook Transformation at Biogen-Idec

Supply Chain View from the Field

In addition, much of the power in decision-making lies in the hands of clinical trials scientists, who often have power over procurement decisions. It was formed from the November 2003 merger of Biogen, Inc. Prior to 2009, support for PO&T sourcing and procurement was provided by a corporate sourcing group under a centralized business model.

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

Zara who is the fashion retailer in Spain, has managed to get the attention from academics and the first case study about its strategies was published by Harvard Business School in 2003. 3) Utilize work cell organization : each new product development team has its own designers, sales, procurement and production planners the same way as in a cellular manufacturing.

EcoVadis and HEC Paris launch the 6th Edition of the Sustainable Procurement Benchmark


In 2003, the HEC Paris School of Management published the 1st study on Sustainable Procurement and we have since made this topic a focus in our academic research. Over the past 10 years these reports have allowed us to analyze the progress made by procurement organizations in integrating environmental, social and ethical criteria in their strategies, processes and tools.

The Strategic National Stockpile that Failed Us


Procurement’s Value Proposition, London: Kogan-Page; 2014. [ii] 2003). The COVID-19 crisis arrived in the United States in February and was largely dismissed as a non-threatening issue.

Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks


Procurement professionals around the world are sitting up and paying attention, especially in sectors with globally integrated supply chains. China ’ s economy has grown in leaps and bounds from roughly 4% of world GDP in 2003 to 1 6% today.

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Supplier-Led Innovation Workshop

Supply Chain View from the Field

In 2003, Nokia was in a lawsuit and could not use Qualcomm chips in their phones. So the Chief Procurement Officer approached Texas Instruments and HP Micro, producers of the best analog chips at the time, and brokered a deal in which TI and HP would collaborate to create a chip set for Nokia. Nokia was addressing the future of America and Asia driven by China, but couldn’t buy chips from Qualcomm.

Closed Loop Recycling Systems are Key to Sustainable Concessions for the Portland Blazers


Mr. Chandler remarked that the Company fell into the biobased product industry in 2003 by accident. That chain of events in 2003 led to millions of dollars in sales and growth of the Company’s brand. Ovations Food Service – made procurement switch to compostable products and achieved price parity; engaged staff effectively. One of the big changes occurring in the food service packaging industry is the use of biobased food containers at sports events.

FreightWaves Classics: U.S. military logistics help make it the world’s best

The Supply Chain Journal

During this period, the historic clothing manufacturing function of the activity was transferred to a Department of Defense agency that procured uniforms for all military services. Introduction. Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May.

The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto

The Logistics of Logistics

Andrew has been in the logistics industry since 2003 when he founded GlobalTranz after serving five honorable years in the U.S. The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto. Joe Lynch and Andrew Leto discuss Andrews’s entrepreneurial journey and the Emerge story.

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

KEPLER Consulting

An in-depth integration of the Supply Chain through the exchange and coordination of information flows between all members of the supply chain, therefore makes it possible to better define their RACI (R: Director; A: Approver; C: Consulted; I: Informed) (Kempainen and Ari, 2003).

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

His experience covers the full Logistics spectrum, from raw material procurement to. Provider in ASIA in 2003 & 2004, In 2008, the Society won the Supply Chain Asia Education. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

CKS Benelux and Ivalua partner with Punch Powertrain to digitalise strategic sourcing


Founded in 2003, CKS is a European independent and specialised procurement consulting company, supporting its public and private clients along three business lines: strategic and operational consulting, BPO procurement services, and S2C and P2P information systems implementation.

Case Roberta Roller Rabbit: Increasing Performance Through Improved Process and Technology

RELEX Solutions

Launched in 2003, RRR has evolved into a lifestyle brand offering a plethora of products that are still printed, cut and sewn by hand in collaboration with artisans preserving ancient traditions. Case Roberta Roller Rabbit: Increasing Performance Through Improved Process and Technology. Insights » Case Studies. Introduction. Roberta Roller Rabbit (RRR) is a multi-channel fashion retailer with a chain of specialty stores, eCommerce website and wholesale operation.

This Week in Logistics News (May 1 – 7)

Logistics Viewpoints

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), which has been conducting an annual survey on Mother’s Day spending since 2003, as more people are getting vaccinated and stimulus checks are being distributed, consumers are going all out for moms this year.

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

Material Handling and Logistics

In the case of RFID, Walmart’s 2003 edict to its top 100 suppliers that they implement RFID technology by 2005 propelled the technology into the spotlight. For example, in the flurry of corporate initiatives triggered by Walmart’s RFID edict in 2003, several firms reported that in their efforts to meet Walmart’s RFID requirements, they actually developed related processes that improved their inventory accuracy levels within their own (i.e.,

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E2open Acquires Steelwedge. Impact on Market?

Supply Chain Shaman

The focus was on automating procurement. SAS’s acquisition of MarketMax in 2003 is an exception. 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$.