Supply Chain Management:Has Best of Breed WMS Won the Race?

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In 2006 the analyst community predicted that gap between the Best of Breed (BOB) WMS and ERP WMS has narrowed significantly and it was just matter of time before the ERP vendors caught up with the BOB vendors (1). Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs.

Sustainable Procurement: Want change? The first step is to create urgency

EcoVadis

When new clients come to us they often have many questions about the right steps to take in order to ensure effective implementation of their sustainable procurement program. Procurement professionals are an extraordinarily busy breed and are especially bogged down with supplier data on cost, quality, delivery, price, etc. So, what are those realities for sustainable procurement? implementing sustainable procurement business processes).

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Make 2016 the Year of the TMS

Talking Logistics

One area that always seems ripe for improvement is the supply chain, and one of the best ways to accomplish that is with a transportation management system (TMS). The shift from complicated, on-premise systems to hosted, SaaS-based solutions has made everything from procurement to implementation much simpler thanks to: Cost – No longer do you need to get buy-in from your bosses on the big capital outlays that come with on-premise solutions.

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 formerly worked in procurement at Kaiser Permanente, and also pointed out how increasingly young physicians want to do everything on iPads (including accessing patient records) – and this will be a problem as patient confidentiality regulations can inhibit the ability of physicians to be electronically productive.

The History of Supply Chain Management! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In the mid 1950s, this concept was extended to transportation management with the development of intermodal containers together with ships, trains, and trucks to handle these containers. By the 1960s, a clear trend had developed in shifting more time-dependent freight transportation to truck rather than rail. This led to the need for joint consideration of warehousing, material handling, and freight transportation, which emerged under the label of “Physical Distribution.”.

Insights from Elemica reveal 2014 Frankfurt

Talking Logistics

The German team overcame disappointments in 2006 and 2010 to win the World Cup this year, while favorites Spain (the defending champion) and Brazil (the host country) were humbled by the competition. Specifically, the company deployed a Vendor Interaction Portal (VIP) powered by Elemica to exchange documents like purchase orders and invoices with suppliers (for direct procurement). What do the Germany World Cup Team and the Boston Red Sox have in common?

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled. It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone.

Intelleflex Announces Cellular, GPS-equipped RFID Reader & Cloud-based ZEST™ Data Services Platform

Supply Chain Network

In the majority of today’s cold-chain operations, data from condition monitoring is either nonexistent or requires hours or days to procure – making it inactionable. 1 “Shelf Life,” Forbes, Suzanne Hoppough, May 12, 2006.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled. It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone.

3 Tips for Placing the Customer at the Center of Your Hospitality Supply Chain

AFFLINK

To ensure proper logistics management in the hospitality industry, businesses need to take steps to ensure efficient transportation and order pick-up. If streamlined correctly, these changes can lead to higher revenue, transportation cost reduction, and cost structure improvement. Working out of a single Beverly Hills office and six regional affiliates, the chain’s procurement system deals with suppliers that then negotiate warehousing and delivery.

Supply Chain Movement 19 – Software & Leaders

Supply Chain Movement

It’s remarkable that there aren’t many more companies consolidating their transport operations. In 2006, with an export value of EUR1.5 46 | Tools & Technology. • Better forecasts and implementation best practices. • Apps for more efficient procurement procedures. Contents Supply Chain Movement 19 – 2015 Q4. Publishing date: 27 November 2015. 6 | News & Background. Winner of last quarter. Loser of last quarter. Sharing Dutch supply chain knowledge in Turkey.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

In 2006, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) set up a certificate trading scheme, to encourage sustainable practice within the palm oil industry. Provenance has partnered with the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis Agency (Growth Analysis) , to explore how blockchain technology can help to valorise sustainable practices in the Rare Earth Elements mining sector. The result?