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Claritum Covid-19 Activity

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (April 15, 2020) – First 3 weeks of lockdown completed. The team at Claritum is functioning well from home. All Claritum systems have remained operational and our customers continue to process orders and supply the needs of their customers.

Struggling with bespoke purchases?

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Bespoke requirements - key sourcing issues. Sourcing Bespoke requirements the right way. Claritum’s solution for bespoke procurement. 1 Introduction. Sourcing of bespoke requirements needs to be managed effectively within an Organisation.

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Category-based Procurement

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. when should I use it? And what challenges will I face? Contents. Introduction. The Strategic Nature of Focusing on a Category. Typical Steps Associated with Category Purchasing. Project and Category Procurement Differences. Category-based Procurement Examples.

Project Based Procurement

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. when should I use it? And what challenges will I face? Contents. Introduction. Typical steps associated with a project purchasing process. Project and Category Procurement Differences. Table of the key differences between Project and Category based procurement.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Create your own orchestrated Marketplace

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. How people can influence success. Procurement's influence with an orchestrated Marketplace. Some process timings for overall eProcurement. Summary. 1 Introduction.

Minority Business Enterprises – Diversity of Supply Article

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Why is diversity of supply important. Achieving results with supplier diversity. Strategic approach to supply diversity. Tracking success. Indirect spend and supply diversity. Conclusion. Resources. Appendix. 1 Introduction.

Simplicity is beauty in the crazy world of procurement automation

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Crazy World of Procurement. Automation in this Crazy World. Single or multiple eProcurement platforms? Summary. Further Reading. 1 Introduction.

Diversity of Supply Article – US centric

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Why is diversity of supply important. Achieving results with supplier diversity. Strategic approach to supply diversity. Tracking success. Indirect spend and supply diversity. Conclusion. Resources. Appendix. 1 Introduction.

Technologies that Impact Procurement

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Technologies and Procurement Table. Conclusion. 1 Introduction. There are a lot of articles around on what Procurement needs to do; how Procurement needs to change; and how technology will fundamentally change Procurement.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Managing the Procurement of Promotional Goods and Services

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. The benefits of purchasing promotional products. Problems with current sourcing methodologies. Sourcing the right way for Promotional goods and services. Claritum. 1 Introduction.

The Divergent Procurement World

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. The unusual nature of Indirect Spend. Indirect Spend automation is different. Establishing Indirect Spend automation. 5.Can automation cover all Indirect Spend - 100%? Related articles. 1 Introduction.

Procurement Challenges Condensed

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Breaking Down the Domains. Identifying the Challenges by the Domain. Conclusion and additional thoughts. 1 Introduction. I took on the challenge of writing a condensed version of all the current Procurement challenges.

Maverick buying moves mainstream

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. thanks to the rise of cloud based marketplaces. Contents. Introduction. Procurement the barrier to doing business. Poor governance structure. Many organisations are decentralised. Large programs/projects operate separately.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Visibility and Control is the key to Complex Spend Management

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Why is Complex Spend an Issue? Gaining Visibility and Control. What is the Most Effective Option? Technology Hype. Resources. 1 Introduction.

Supply Chain Management – the SME perspective

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Then why are all SMEs not implementing this automation? Additional things to consider. What are the key drivers for SMEs. Where should SMEs focus initially? 1 Introduction.

5 Pillars of Effective Supplier Management

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Introduction. This article focuses on effective supplier management. The article is orientated towards indirect spend , however many of the principles apply to all spend categories.

Why is Not for Profit Procurement so Different

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Goals and Motivations. Financials. Skills. Summary Table. Regulations. Risks. Processes. Ethics. 1 Introduction. This article looks at some of the key differences between For Profit (FP) and Not for Profit organisations (NfP).

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Supply Chain Visibility

Today’s environment spotlights the significance and importance of real-time supply chain visibility. What are the barriers? What’s the solution? Gain insight to respond quickly to marketplace events and take actions that ensure supply chain performance.

Claritum enables early payment discounts

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Claritum Enables Early Payment Discounts. Claritum ensures our customers avoid late payment, gain from early payment discounts and strengthen their supplier relationships. .

Supply Diversity – Managing diversity into your supply chain

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Introduction. Diversity in the supply chain has increasingly become important and reflects a growing concern that disadvantaged groups are not being given access to supply chains.

Claritum SME news

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Claritum's focus on usability attracts SMEs. Claritum’s focus on usability of our solution has expanded our customer base to attract an increasing number of SMEs.

Loading the supplier dice in the procurement process

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Eliminating or reducing competition. Biased supplier selection. Biased contract negotiation. Low bid with knowledge that over or false payments can be extracted. Does that capture the problem? Introduction.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

If you can measure it then you can manage it

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. The Challenge of Tail Spend. An approach to Tail Spend Analytics. Benefits of better Analytics. Conclusion. Further reading. 1 Introduction. “If

How is technology transforming global sourcing ?

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Does your business source products and services from global markets? If your company is sourcing goods and services internationally you could be reaping many benefits. These include access to cheap raw materials and products, tax breaks and reduced labour costs.

Sourcing promotional products the right way

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Promotional products are items used to promote a product, service or company program including advertising specialties, premiums, incentives, business gifts, awards, prizes, commemoratives and other imprinted or decorated items.

Is your ERP Driving you nuts?

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Over the last few months we’ve come across a number of instances where legacy ERP is holding a company back.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

A List of Must Read Procurement White Papers

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The drive for a New Wave of Easy-to-use Procurement Products

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. As featured in the ‘ The 10 Most Innovative Procurement Solution Providers ’ article published in the September 2017 Insights Success Magazine , Claritum discuss the drive for a New Wave of Easy-to-use Procurement Products….

Procurement Fact File

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. We’ve read through some of the best analyst reports and surveys to bring you this procurement fact file containing some of the most interesting findings, statistics and quotes. Click here to download a printable pdf version of the procurement fact file.

How to Enable Trade During a Pandemic

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Trading During a Pandemic. A Buyer/Seller Ecosystem. The Ecosystem Capabilities. Do I have the tools I need? Summary. 1 Introduction.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!