These 7 Industrial Procurement Trends will Impact Supply Chain & Logistics in 2018

Cerasis

Procurement must never be an afterthought in any enterprise. The answers to these questions lie in understanding a few of the top industrial procurement trends to expect in 2018. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Companies Will Seek New Ways to Use Technology in Procurement. The global supply chain creates many challenges and opportunities in procurement. Logistics Procurement Supply Chain Trends

The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs of the 2018

Cerasis

” Today’s post will cover the top 5 manufacturing blogs from 2018. The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs from 2018 The manufacturing blogs category most top viewed blog posts from 2018 included several elements of manufacturing. From manufacturing trends and technology to issues found in the procurement process. The Top 5 Manufacturing Challenges in 2018. These 7 Industrial Procurement Trends will Impact Supply Chain & Logistics in 2018.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018

Cerasis

In today’s blog post we continue our look at the logistics technology trends that will shape 2018. However, logistics focuses expressly on the movement and storage of products, while the supply chain goes into deeper detail, including manufacturing processes, procurement, and the flow of goods. The Logistics Robots Market Will Dominate in 2018 & Beyond. As a result, stores as a distribution center will become more popular throughout 2018.

Trends 213

These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1% Growth In American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018. These facts set the stage for exponential manufacturing growth in 2018. Supply chain executives need to take a few moments to learn more about the top 2018 manufacturing trends that will make it possible. Check Out the Top 2018 Manufacturing Trends. Reshoring is expected to be a major driving force and one of the most important of the 2018 manufacturing trends.

[WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” white paper! This white paper, “The Top Supply Chain Trends that will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” is the second in our overall industry trends white paper series.

Digital Procurement – Pack your bag, you are going on a journey

ivalua

The Hackett Group and Ivalua have been working together for some months to assess the status of Digital Procurement transformation and lessons learned from early adopters. Digital Procurement – a place we are planning to visit soon (and hopefully stay). There is no doubt that Digital Procurement is a reality for many organisations. It’s boring, and it’s so not sexy, but everyone knows that adage, rubbish in, rubbish out and this just as true for Digital Procurement.

[WHITE PAPER] The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” white paper! Logistics professionals will have to consider a reevaluation of logistics strategy in 2018, but understanding a bit more about the top things to expect can help them plan for success.

Trends 189

These 5 Top Logistics Trends for 2018 are a Response to the Growing Customer Experience Movement

Cerasis

The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018. Even the best shipping options do not necessarily work for each customer, and customers will demand variable shipping options more frequently in 2018, reports Kushal Nahata of FarEye. As we continue in this logistics trends series, in the next few posts we’ll focus on the logistics technology trends shaping 2018. With the rise of e-commerce, the value of logistics has grown.

Trends 203

7 Tips: A Guide to Mastering Procurement

Material Handling and Logistics

With the digitization of the source-to-pay process being a key initiative for many chief procurement officers, to the inherent automation which promises to accelerate innovations such as artificial intelligence (AI), digitization is growing. However, it is fundamental to empowering procurement success in the modern age. Procurement helps companies adapt, meet new regulatory requirements and shift supply to optimize an evolving tariff landscape.

5 More Transformative Supply Chain Technologies Supply Chains Will Focus on in 2018 to Move to the Next Level

Cerasis

We expand upon the supply chain technology trends we spoke about in the first part of this blog series, but let’s take a look at 5 more supply chain tech trends that will shape 2018. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. How companies interact with consumers will evolve throughout 2018 thanks to these transformative supply chain technologies. Supply chain technology is a difficult, exhilarating topic to cover in detail.

Challenges Facing Procurement Leaders

Material Handling and Logistics

From limited visibility beyond their tier-one suppliers to teams that don't have the capabilities to deliver on the strategy, procurement officers have their work cut out for them. A clear vision is a necessity to manage a global supply chain, yet 65% of chief procurement officers report having limited visibility beyond their tier-one suppliers, according to a new survey from Deloitte. There’s no doubt that digital is a game-changer in procurement," said Michael Daher, U.S.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Our look at the Top 25 (plus 4) Supply Chains of 2018 examines how the best companies in the world excel at managing their global supply chains. So in 2018, McDonald’s joins Apple, Procter & Gamble and Amazon on a separate “Masters” list, as one of the “best-of-the-best.”. The company is also off to a rugged start in 2018 as reports emerged that it was sitting on more than $4 billion worth of unsold clothing.

Establishing Procurement as a Competitive Advantage

ivalua

In my previous posts, I looked at how to successfully launch a digital transformation and progress to best-in-class Procurement. Procurement was tasked with supporting a board level initiative to accelerate innovation and increase margins. Leaders need to be more ambitious if they are to truly establish Procurement as a source of strategic value. The same applies to Procurement. The post Establishing Procurement as a Competitive Advantage appeared first on Ivalua.

SAP Info Day for Procurement 2018 | Sep 18, 2018 | 8:15 – 17:15 CEST | Wiesloch

Bristlecone

The event will be about Guiding and enabling customers on their transformation journey towards an integrated, fully digital Sourcing & Procurement solution. The post SAP Info Day for Procurement 2018 | Sep 18, 2018 | 8:15 – 17:15 CEST | Wiesloch appeared first on Bristlecone. Bristlecone is proud to be a partner in the biggest gathering of SAP Ariba Ecosystem in DACH.

Procurement, Supply Chain & Sales Academy among Top 10 Corporate Education & Training Companies 2018

Procurement Academy

Procurement, Supply Chain and Sales Academy Competency Development Experts Companies who provide e-learning face many daunting challenges. Procurement (and now Supply Chain… The post Procurement, Supply Chain & Sales Academy among Top 10 Corporate Education & Training Companies 2018 appeared first on Procurement Academy.

The 3 Pillars of Digital Procurement!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Procurement professionals have the same question looming over their head on a daily basis: “How do you plan on dealing with digitalization?”. Recently I had the pleasure of attending EBG Network’s 8th Annual Source to Pay Summit, which gathered some of the Nordic’s largest organizations and procurement profiles. Regardless of the sheer amount of content one could chose to consume, the theme for the day was apparent and held strong: Digital Procurement. Subscribe Here!

Show Me the Money: MH&L’s 2018 Salary Survey

Material Handling and Logistics

purchasing/procurement manager with a manufacturer of building equipment with 21-25 years of experience, living in the South Atlantic region and earning $36,00. As the results of the MH&L 2018 Salary Survey indicate, the size of the paycheck has become almost as important. “If Since last year, in fact, the situation has worsened, as the percent of white/Caucasian managers increased from 76% in 2017 to 84% in 2018.

Procurement Report Card: Most Executives Think Procurement Isn’t Strategic Enough!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Check out What Exactly Is Procurement? As we’ve chronicled on the Argentus Blog, it’s no secret that the world of Procurement is changing and fast. With automation, big data and burgeoning AI systems removing more and more of the profession’s “tactical” or “clerical” tasks, companies are calling on their Procurement teams to be more strategic, more nimble, and more innovative.

Procurement Experiences, Trends and the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What is Virtual Procurement and Why Should You Care? Where is procurement, outsourcing, sourcing, supply chain, and purchasing going? Secondarily, we will include information from other procurement professionals and procurement firms about their experiences, what they forecast, and what they are seeing. We have worked in hundreds of different industries and spend areas over many years in thousands of procurement projects. The Next in Procurement.

Procurement Outsourcing – Keep your Integrity!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Like so many professionals Procurement people are very proud. But at some point in their careers, especially in the age of Outsourcing, they are likely to have to deal with potential suppliers who provide Procurement services. Procurement typically negotiates deals for other functions like I/T, HR, Manufacturing and every other area in the company. When selling Procurement Outsourcing services you need to have a lot of credibility to begin. Subscribe Here!

30 Supply Chain Leaders Under 30—Class of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Although the latest 2018 Salary Survey results found only 2% of the total population of supply chain professionals are in their 20s (the same percentage as in 2017), the gender breakdown of the Millennials recognized in this year's 30 Under 30 program was 18 males / 12 females, for a much more reasonable 3:2 ratio. She has already served in an international procurement management program with Volkswagen and built a procurement department from scratch with Porsche Design.

Ivalua Paints a Great Procurement Picture at Ivalua NOW Chicago 2019

ivalua

The event was themed on “The Art of Procurement” relating to how the further procurement leaders mature in their transformations, the more their approach shifts from science to art. Just building great Procurement solutions that customers clearly love (in 2018 once again maintaining the industry’s highest retention rate, over 98%). The most eye-catching statistic of the event came from Duncan regarding procurement’s self-assessed v.

PROCUREMENT BEYOND SAVINGS

Eyvo

Many of us think of digital procurement as a way to reduce purchase costs and increase efficiencies. Another aspect of what makes digital procurement stand out is that of mitigating risk and increasing spend visibility. Technological infrastructure has been a blessing in disguise for the modern procurement world. This essentially means that digital procurement automates the entire Purchase to Pay (P2P) cycle making it easier for everyone in the organization.

Seasoned Leadership In Action™ – Our 2018 All-Star Leaders!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In 2018 Supply Chain Game Changer introduced our Seasoned Leadership in Action interview series. So we thought that it would be great to recap all of the Interviews we published in 2018. Here are our 2018 Seasoned Leadership in Action Interviews: 1. We thank all of those phenomenal leaders who participated in the Seasoned Leadership in Action Interview series in 2018. Copyright Mortson Enterprises Inc, 2018. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

SCM 57

Time to Look into the Future of Procurement!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Procurement? There has been transformation in the Procurement function over the past decade. A typical Purchasing Function is limited to the transactional job of collecting information about the requirements of user departments and carrying out commercial checks and balances to finally procure the product & service based on c ost reduction only and focused on supply continuity. A Paradigm Shift in the Procurement Function. Subscribe Here!

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

Companies that outsource procurement and focus on transactional supplier management are less agile and struggle to be adaptable. It was not my goal; but by accident, it became my mission.

Data Sharing in Procurement – Think Bigger!

All Things Supply Chain

The amount of time that users spend on Facebook declined by 50 million hours… Procurement Management Supply Chain Management procurement procurement planningCollecting data is part of what makes the big players like Google and Facebook so successful.

Procurement Bots – Transformer or Destroyer?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Procurement? The last few years have seen a lot of real (and over) hype associated with the emergence of Software Robots (called Bots/Bot) which are disrupting the legacy procurement processes involving human interface. In summary – Bots will have a high appeal on the transactional and digital side of procurement processes and will gain exponential growth in the coming years with the advent of cognitive and machine learning tools. Subscribe Here!

Indirect Procurement – It’s Time to Rise and Shine!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Yet the lack of attention and focus that Indirect Procurement is often given is inconsistent with the true importance of this area. Indirect Procurement takes a back seat to Direct Procurement unfortunately. But it is time for Indirect Procurement to stand up and be counted! The Importance of Indirect Procurement! Indirect Procurement is referred to by many different names. It might be called Non-Production Procurement or MRO for instance.

Procurement – How to Enable Spend Aggregation!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Procurement: The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course! Aggregating your procurement spend for the purpose of delivering greater value is a sound objective. We discussed these in greater detail in our post Procurement (Part 1!) – The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course! I have been in the Procurement organization trying to get our arms around spend. This may be the head of Procurement, the CFO, the COO or the CEO. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2018)

Talking Logistics

So, while I’m off the grid and recharging my batteries, you can check out the top posts and new episodes from Q2 2018 (if you missed the top posts and the new episodes from Q1, you can link to them here ). Top Talking Logistics Posts in Q2 2018. Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018. Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference. New Episodes in Q2 2018. Transportation Procurement: Still Standing on the Sidelines?

Gartner’s 2018 Top 25 Supply Chains List! Is it Still Relevant?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Gartner recently announced their 2018 Top 25 Supply Chains List. The 2018 Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain List. But overall most of the list was the same as 2017. In fact if you go back 5 years to 2013 you will find that most of the names are the same as on the 2018 list. Source: Gartner (May 2018). Copyright Mortson Enterprises Inc, 2018. SCM #SupplyChain #Logistics #Distribution #Technology #Leadership #Procurement #Purchasing #Freight.

Top Six Reasons to Attend Sustain 2018

EcoVadis

With over 400 procurement and sustainability directors and executives from large multinationals in the EcoVadis network you will make amazing connections. With more than 20 sessions dedicated to sustainability and sustainable procurement you will get plenty of practical takeaways you can bring back to the office. Apart from sustainability, supply chain and procurement experts the event will bring professionals from risk, compliance, quality, finance and communications.

Procurement – The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Procurement? When you run a central Procurement organization you are trying to get the best deal for your company. Procurement people are proud professionals. One of the key issues in having areas give your Procurement team spend control is expertise. The Procurement team needs to take measures to show that they understand and are accountable to the local teams. As mentioned previously Procurement people are very proud.

What is Virtual Procurement and Why Should You Care?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Then you need Virtual Procurement! We are too small and can’t afford to hire a full-time procurement person. We are busy and just don’t have the time to focus on procurement.”. “We Many began looking hard at their expenses, how they were buying, often tactically without leveraging their full procurement power, and began centralizing the procurement function rather than leave it to each individual department to buy on their own. Subscribe Here! Email Address.