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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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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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ZF’s Transition from Lean to Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

I interviewed John Sobeck, Vice President Material Management Services and Supply Chain 4.0 at the ZF Group, about their digital supply chain transformation journey. ZF offers product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers.

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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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The New Definition of Supply Chain Agility and Resilience in an Unpredictable World

Logistics Viewpoints

Prior to 2020, every supply chain in the world was challenged by increasing levels of demand unpredictability and market volatility. The sudden onset of COVID-19 only reinforced a lesson that supply chain professionals had already realized: uncertainty is the only real certainty. The Road to Agility and Resilience.

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The VF Corporation Invested in Supply Chain Agility Before COVID Made “Agility” the New Buzzword

Logistics Viewpoints

Anytime you have a chance to talk to an executive vice president in charge of the global supply chain of a nearly $12 billion corporation, you know you will learn some things. Cameron Bailey, EVP of Global Supply Chain at VF Corporation, did not disappoint. Achieving Agility with Regional Supply Chains.

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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.