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Agile Strategic Sourcing for a Resilient Supply Chain

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The complexity and interconnectedness of the global supply chain have led to organisations becoming more dependent on suppliers than ever before. Hence, businesses must undertake the strategic sourcing process to mitigate risks in an uncertain environment and improve retail competition.

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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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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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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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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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Upgrading your Supply Chain Planning Software to the Cloud: Everything you need to know

Logility

For the last decade supply chain leaders and CIO’s have been evaluating when and how to move their supply chain applications to the cloud. Increased visibility – a cloud platform provides real-time visibility into critical supply chain data, such as inventory levels, which can help you make informed decisions.