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

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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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The Supply Chain Transparency Challenge: Report Highlights Gap between Procurement Organisations’ Transparency Ambitions and their Capabilities

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The majority of organizations consider supply chain transparency to be a top priority, however less than a third are satisfied with the level of visibility into their suppliers. Most organizations continue to suffer from severely limited visibility in the lower levels of their supply chains.

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Crafting a Procurement Management Plan to Mitigate the Impacts of Inflation

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Escalating expenses associated with rising prices of raw materials, finished goods, third-party services, and labor along the entire supply chain expose businesses to a heightened threat of margin reduction. In this article, we will discuss how a robust procurement management plan can help address and mitigate the effects of inflation.

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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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Crucial MRP Metrics Every Supply Chain Pro Should Know

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This blog explains The Key MRP Metrics in Supply Chain whcih every supply chain professional in Manufacturing or Distribution Businesses. Supply chain professionals will be familiar with the term Material Requirements Planning (MRP).

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Making Supply Chain Planning Agile With Modular Planning Technologies

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“May you live in interesting times,” widely attributed as a Chinese curse, some claim this as a blessing; whichever side you take, this is exactly what’s happening in the supply chain world since 2020, and it looks like we will be living with this blessing/curse for a while longer. Emerging Themes for Supply Chain Planning.

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ZF’s Transition from Lean to Supply Chain Resilience

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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.