7 Trending Business Practices Disrupting Procurement!

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7 KPIs Your Procurement Team May Be Ignoring! Organizations are ‘going carbon neutral by 2025’, and ‘implementing Artificially Intelligent business systems’ and ‘sourcing form solely environmentally friendly suppliers’. Procurement Transformation Delays – The Role of Personality!

The Future of Procurement Is Upon Us. Are You Ready?

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Niul Burton wrote a great article in Industry Week titled “Procurement 2025: 10 Challenges that Will Transform Global Sourcing”. For those of you who are executives in Supply Chain, Procurement or New Product Introduction/Development, this is a must read.

Future of Procurement Study Available

Supply Chain View from the Field

I recently completed a study of 25 CPO’s, each providing their view of what procurement will look like in 2025. Procurement has a history that is linked in the core concepts of centralization, volume leveraging, and cost reduction. These early insights dating back to the early roots of procurement evoke a situation that is still not uncommon to what we see today.

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A List of Must Read Procurement White Papers

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Accenture discuss the problems faced by sourcing and procurement organizations who are under increasingly more pressure and are expected to do more with less funding.  Centralise or Devolve Procurement.  Procurement in 2025.

How Does Procurement Create Value? Insights from CPO Speakers at Zycus Horizons Conference

Supply Chain View from the Field

In addition to the procurement executives, I also got to meet Captain Dick Phillips, the captain of note in the film “Captain Phillips” We had a chance to talk about his experience, and he also presented to the group about the incredible experience he went through. Chris Sawchuck from the Hackett Group interviewed three heads of procurement from three large companies, and asked an important question. Does procurement add to top line revenue.

The Top 6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2017

PLS Logistics

Industry Week reports that by 2025, global companies will have procurement managers based in China to source materials and services not only for their operations in that country, but for their entire organization. Globalization.

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Sustainable Procurement Milestones in 2015, And How We Can Carry The Momentum Into 2016

EcoVadis

Looking ahead, we see great hope that the momentum will carry us forward: As we move into 2016 we are already starting to see the next steps and trends to put the tools and processes in place to bring Sustainable Procurement into mainstream business. The ISO 20400 standard for sustainable procurement guidance was published for public comment. In January of 2015, GRI launched their Reporting 2025 initiative. What’s Around The Corner For Sustainable Procurement In 2016….

Duke Energy CEO Talks About Leadership

Supply Chain View from the Field

If we look out at 2025 and forward, environmental leadership is key, and Duke is committed to be as environmentally responsible as possible. ” Corporate Social Responsibility Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Energy Supply Chain Oil and Gas Procurement Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management Sustainability Lynn Good, Duke Energy’s CEO, spoke at NC State this week, and shared her many thoughts on leadership and transformation.

What Is Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

With the confusion on the SAP migration plan for 2025, more and more companies are in the market looking for solutions. There are natural processes that require tactical horizon for procurement buying and transportation sourcing, and Sales and Operations Planning. Cloud.

Packaging and the Road to a Circular Economy

EcoVadis

How the world develops and uses packaging will obviously play a key part in achieving all of these benefits, pushed forward by procurement teams. During our Sustain conference in April, Amcor presented its plan and pledge to have 100 percent recyclable packaging by 2025.

Expert insights: An interview with entrepreneur & author Vivek Sood

Quintiq

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is introduced to cut across the silos (procurement, production, transportation, sales, marketing) – to unify planning and control. in the 2020 – 2025 period. What are the key challenges facing companies today? How important is technology to companies?

Blockchain for Bill of Lading – A Much Needed Update to the Traditional Bill of Lading for E-Commerce?

Cerasis

Use for transparency and traceability for buyers, marketplaces, sellers, and consumers, unifying the history of a product from procurement to end-users, as well as throughout returns, if necessary. By 2025, it will double in value and become a more significant portion of the overall retail picture. The opportunities within the use of blockchain for bill of lading in international trade, especially e-commerce, are significant.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

According to PLS Logistics , global companies will install procurement managers in China for entire organizations by 2025. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers.

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Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Supply Chain Shaman

Following a customer uproar the date was extended until 2025. Ariba, while mature for indirect procurement, is still not the preferred method for direct material management. As a result, I believe that SAP innovation will lag and SAP will play catch-up in 2025.

Supply Chain Artificial Intelligence Offers Wisdom to Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

Preliminary estimates of the value and investment in artificial intelligence by 2025 range from $5 trillion to $7 trillion. If you compare these predictions, the estimated values indicate a sudden growth of 500 percent from 2019 to 2025 will probably occur.

Golden Results in the Supply Chain

EcoVadis

More than 600 CSR and procurement professionals, attended Sustain , the annual EcoVadis event dedicated to responsible purchasing earlier this year. Our 2025 Objectives.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

The USA says it intends to reduce emissions by 26-28 percent below its 2005 level by 2025 , trying hard for the upper limit. Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future.

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Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Supply Chain Shaman

Following a customer uproar the date was extended until 2025. Ariba, while mature for indirect procurement, is still not the preferred method for direct material management. As a result, I believe that SAP innovation will lag and SAP will play catch-up in 2025.

Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Automation

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. The first from a tax authority and the second from an institute: Sustainable Procurement. KFC has pledged that all its plastic-based packaging that reaches the consumer will be recoverable or reusable by 2025.

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

Elementum

Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. 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.

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

Elementum

Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply.

Using the Bits: Building Digital Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

At the conference I encouraged the attendees to network with each other, to build a guiding coalition, to redesign supply chain processes for the Supply Chain of 2025. Social. Mobile. Sensors. 3D printing. The Internet of Things. The list goes on and on.

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

A recent report by Frost & Sullivan, “The Future of Parts and Service Retailing in the Automotive Aftermarket” , predicts that by 2025, 10 to 15 percent of all global parts sales will be made online.

McDonald’s Supply Chain Challenge: Switching from Frozen to Fresh Burgers!

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Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally published at, and permission to publish here provided by, [link]. Check out KFC Ran Out of Chicken! What Supply Chain Lessons Can We Learn?

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Sustain 2018: Now Is the Time to Change the Mindset and Embrace the Impossible

EcoVadis

More than 500 procurement and CSR professionals along with representatives of international organizations and NGOs gathered for EcoVadis’ annual conference in Paris on April 10-11 to collaborate, exchange best practices and discuss their shared vision for sustainable supply chains. .

Are You Active in the Digital Transformation Drinking Game?

Supply Chain Shaman

The 1610 SAP S/4 HANA release includes advancements in response management (allocation, ATP and order management) and procurement tracking and collaboration of purchase order workflows. Will it be supported through 2025? Today I attended the SAP Insider Conference. The theme?

Can Blockchain Unblock Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Some of the simple applications are: Procure Materials. Leading experts are predicting the Blockchain technology adoption to be in the following manner: (1) early adoption during 2016-2017 (2) Growth during 2018-2024 and (3) Maturity from 2025 and beyond. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Nokia’s Johannes Giloth about bringing demand planning to board level

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Nokia predicts that in 2025 the number of connected devices in the world will have risen from less that 10 billion today to around 50 billion. As senior vice president operations, I am the business owner of all operations from demand planning to execution, procurement to manufacturing.

Supply Chain and the Internet of Things – Towards New Paradigms

Logistics Bureau

IT vendor Intel suggests that by 2025, about 40% of IoT devices will be in the business and manufacturing sector. This data can be fed back to department store inventory management and procurement systems. Connectivity is a big deal for data and systems today.

3 Ways to Make Sense of Circular Economy

EcoVadis

And have reported on Amcor’s plan to have 100 recyclable packaging by 2025, which it is working to deliver through operational improvements, collaboration with suppliers and partners, including EcoVadis, and driving innovation through product design.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

To achieve that, the company is focusing on talent development; for instance, Nestlé’s procurement talent now reside in three regional hubs, allowing for economies of scale and standardization. Content Summary: Consumer goods producer Colgate-Palmolive has committed to 100% recyclability of its packaging and to have 25% recycled content in its plastic packaging by 2025.

Top 10 Companies with Best Corporate Responsibility Records

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They plan to produce/procure 35% of electricity from renewable sources by 2020 and aspire to power all facilities with renewable energy by 2050. In 2017 the company announced a new goal to restore 100% of its global water use by 2025.