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Procurement Rising: The Silent Inflation Tax on Manufacturers

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Ivalua Spend Management Insights [ivory-search] Procurement Rising: The Silent Inflation Tax on Manufacturers February 27, 2023 | | Manufacturing by Doug Keeley Last year, the Consumer Price Index was the highest it has been in four decades, making inflation one of the most concerning macroeconomic factors facing the business world today.

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Purchasing Manufacturing Network Design Software? Consider These Factors

River Logic

Manufacturing network design software focuses on optimizing plant locations, capacity, and product flow paths. Since COVID-19, companies need more flexibility and agility in scenario analysis, so they can ensure their networks are resilient to continued disruption.

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Inflation + Source-to-Pay Strategies: The Cure for the Common Price Hike

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Understanding how inflation impacts procurement and then taking action to mitigate its effects is essential for any business looking to stay ahead of the game. How Inflation Impacts Procurement Inflation affects a number of aspects of a business, including its ability to compete in the market, financial performance, and overall strategy.

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The Power of Purchase Order Collaboration: A Game-Changer in Managing Direct Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

In today’s interconnected global economy, supply chains play a vital role in the success of businesses. It is crucial for organizations to understand the importance of Purchase Order collaboration to effectively manage their direct spend, optimize operations, and mitigate risks.

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Volkswagen Group Selects Ivalua to Digitize its Indirect Procurement Processes

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Ivalua platform selected to improve efficiency, transparency, and the employee purchasing experience. A top-10 Forbes 500 company, the Volkswagen Group is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. Ivalua is a leading provider of cloud-based Spend Management software. About Ivalua.

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How Modern Software Empowers Procurement with Agility and Resilience in Times of Crisis

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The pandemic wreaked havoc on businesses and their supply chains, but even in these trying times, there’s a silver lining. What we learned about agility and resilience can be applied to future-proof the source-to-pay (S2P) process and help organizations meet any new challenge with confidence.

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How Cloud ERP can assist manufacturers with their procurement function

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

As supply chain disruptions continue the procurement function should adapt to improve transparency, build collaborative relationships, and ensure sustainable sourcing practices, resulting in a stronger, more resilient supply chain with Cloud ERP for manufacturing. Strategic sourcing with Cloud ERP.