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

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.

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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.

Supplier Risk Management Considerations for the Coronavirus Outbreak

ivalua

When comparing this outbreak with the outbreak of SARS in 2003 it is striking to see how quickly Coronavirus has eclipsed SARS in the number of infections. Learn more about the challenges and steps necessary to build an effective and proactive Supplier Risk Management program in this research “Integrated Risk Management: A Playbook for Procurement” from The Hackett Group. .

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

EcoVadis

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.

Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

Jaggaer

Procurement professionals around the world are sitting up and paying attention, especially in sectors with globally integrated supply chains. Since the outbreak of SARS in 2003, the last major epidemic to hit China, the country has become even more important as a source of key components and materials as well as finished consumer goods. 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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Closed Loop Recycling Systems are Key to Sustainable Concessions for the Portland Blazers

NC State SCRC

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.

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.

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. At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.

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). One of the most common bottlenecks in supply chain management and burdensome processes (purchasing, procurement, preparation, etc.)

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.

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$.