Procurement Leaders Americas Procurement Conference, 14th – 15th March 2019, Miami

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Transportation Procurement in India

CHAINalytics

By Linsa Godwin Sathiamoses | Consultant, Transportation, Chainalytics | Procuring transportation services is an important activity on the supply chain calendar. It is also one area where every procurement manager thinks he or she is doing a good job, until proven otherwise.

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ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America.

Klabin Partners with EcoVadis to Advance Supply Chain Sustainability Leadership and Performance in Latin America

EcoVadis

PARIS/NEW YORK – (December 11, 2019) — EcoVadis , the world’s leading provider of sustainability ratings, today announces its sustainable procurement partnership with Klabin , Brazil’s largest paper and board producer and exporter. Proactive supplier monitoring is foundational to any sustainable procurement journey, and we’re thrilled to partner with Klabin in this next phase of growth,” said Pierre-Francois Thaler, co-CEO of EcoVadis.

Ivalua and Axbility Consulting partner to help companies create value through successful procurement transformation

ivalua

Axbility Consulting, a subsidiary of Ivalua European partner Axys Consultants, reinforces Ivalua’s capabilities to empower today’s Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders. Axbility will provide Certified Solution Integration & Professional Services for Ivalua across industry sectors, with a focus on organizations throughout North America. Ivalua and Axbility Consulting are both committed to helping companies create value through successful procurement transformation.

Small Business Manufacturing in America: Innovate, Design, Develop and Manufacture

Supply Chain View from the Field

I had a remarkable interview with a medium sized supplier today, that has truly found a business model which I believe holds a promise for a new industrial revolution in North America. The approach is built on one of America’s most important capabilities that makes it stand out globally: the ability to generate ideas and bring them to market. To begin with, there needs to be a fundamental shift away from price-based procurement, to target costing.

Paving the Way for Sustainable Public Procurement

EcoVadis

Sustainable public procurement can also be beneficial from the economic perspective: It can generate income, reduce costs and promote innovation among domestic producers. National Procurement Standards. ’s In-procurement Magazine Public spending is big business.

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The United States

Jaggaer

As we start 2019, it’s critical to understand how current events, changes in governmental policy and the general economic climate may affect the global procurement market and supply chain. and the European Union, and examine how procurement organizations can best prepare in the new year. Here, we outline some of the biggest stories and what they mean for American industries and procurement teams. Procurement Resources

America First: How a New Slew of Trade Policies Will Impact Supply Chain

Elementum

While they may not all be cheap, there are options for companies that want to weave domestic procurement into their supply chains. US manufacturing activity dropped slightly in March. According to a report by the Institute for Supply Management, factory owners are increasingly concerned about how new trade restrictions levied by the Trump Administration will affect them.

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The UK and the European Union

Jaggaer

However, any global organisation will tell you that their concerns reach past North America. and the European Union and examines how procurement organisations can best prepare in the new year. With Brexit looming and the possibility of World Trade Organisation rules coming into effect in UK/EU trade, the European procurement and supply chain markets look unsteady. As your procurement organisation moves into 2019, you can prepare your team for uncertainty.

Three Predictions for the Supply Chain in a Trump-led America

Birst Supply Chain

Having stated his positions for enacting import tariffs and bringing manufacturing jobs back to America, our new President, Donald Trump, has his work cut out for him. Will tariffs and incentives to bring manufacturing jobs to America cause factories to pop up overnight, making the U.S.

How Are Counterfeit Drugs Procured?

Supply Chain @ MIT

A new approach focuses on the way these products are procured. The research explores a new approach to combating drug counterfeiters: devising mitigation strategies based on the way dispensers procure medicines. Counterfeit cures.

SCRC Meeting: Closing the Gap Between Marketing and Procurement

NC State SCRC

” This session captures the essence of what I believe is wrong with procurement’s relationship with sales. It’s about time that we re-think the sales-procurement relatinship. How has the need for responsive supply chains shifted the role of industrial marketing and procurement? However, technology and governance over procurement decisions are only part of the story.

Delhaize America Selects RELEX Solutions’ Supply Chain Planning to Help Sharpen Fresh Produce Retail

RELEX Solutions

Launched in North America in 2015 after becoming the fastest growing supply chain technology provider in Europe, RELEX will partner with Delhaize America to enhance its product freshness, forecasting and inventory management at its distribution centers. ” About Delhaize America.

High-Tech Nation: How Technological Innovation Shapes America’s 435 Congressional Districts

Cerasis

For years, policy discussions about America’s technological innovation-driven, high-tech economy have focused on just a few.

The State of Sustainable Procurement: What to Expect in 2019

EcoVadis

What does this momentum tell us about the state of sustainability this year – and what does the current landscape specifically mean for procurement teams? Costly trade wars are turning the global trade landscape into an all-out battle, particularly between America and China.

How Machine Learning Is Redefining Supply Chain Management

IQMS

Key factors influencing inventory levels, supplier quality, demand forecasting, procure-to-pay, order-to-cash, production planning, transportation management and more are becoming known for the first time.

6 Things We've Learned from McDonald's Procurement Management

AFFLINK

In the foodservice industry, there are few better examples of great procurement management than McDonald's. Today's food industry supply chain operators would do well to learn from the excellent procurement management example that McDonald's has set.

US Election Count Down : How America’s Leadership Can Influence Global Supply Chain Sustainability

EcoVadis

Considering the insistent partisan gridlock occurring within the US, there is a risk that this commitment from President Obama will associate Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable procurement only with the Democratic party. Photo credit Voice of America; Creative Commons

How Does Procurement Create Value? Insights from CPO Speakers at Zycus Horizons Conference

Supply Chain View from the Field

In addition to the procurement executives, I also got to meet Captain Dick Phillips, the captain of note in the film “Captain Phillips” We had a chance to talk about his experience, and he also presented to the group about the incredible experience he went through. Chris Sawchuck from the Hackett Group interviewed three heads of procurement from three large companies, and asked an important question. Does procurement add to top line revenue.

Former Teva Pharmaceutical Procurement Leader Joins Synovos

Synovos

3, 2019 – Thomas Cummins, former Global Head of Manufacturing Goods and Services Procurement for Teva Pharmaceuticals, has been named Senior Direct of Global Procurement for Synovos, the leading independent integrated supply chain management company in North America.

How Blockchain Can Improve Manufacturing In 2019

IQMS

Increasing visibility across every area of manufacturing starting with suppliers, strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier quality to shop floor operations including machine-level monitoring and service, blockchain can enable entirely new manufacturing business models.

What Is Supply Chain ERP?

IQMS

A Supply Chain ERP system orchestrates and optimizes forecasting, pricing, procurement, sourcing, and inbound product quality levels across the many supplier relationships manufacturers have, providing real-time accounting and financial reporting of each transaction.

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Ivalua Selected by State of Maryland to Power ‘eMaryland Marketplace Advantage’ e-procurement system

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Ivalua builds momentum as technology platform of choice for public sector procurement. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, said in a public announcement , “With the addition of this e-procurement system, Maryland is taking a significant step forward in the way we do business.”.

Commissioned Study reveals digital maturity in procurement is lagging behind perceived progress

ivalua

Ivalua has announced the findings of a worldwide survey of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders, on the status of their digital transformations, the obstacles encountered and keys to success. Ivalua is the Procurement empowerment platform.

Manufacturing Gains From Machine Learning

IQMS

Honeywell is integrating AI and machine-learning algorithms into procurement, strategic sourcing and cost management. PDF, no opt-in) Youichi Nonaka, Senior Chief Researcher, Hitachi R&D Group and Sudhanshu Gaur Director, Global Center for Social Innovation Hitachi America R&D.

Coffee Shops Are Already Running Out of America's Newest Milk Craze

Supply Chain Brain

Food & Beverage All Technology Sourcing/Procurement/SRM Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content North AmericaIt’s called oat milk, and baristas love its light, hearty flavor that lets the java beans take center stage. As more consumers choose plant alternatives to dairy, it’s gotten so popular that just in the last month, some coffee shops were left without oat milk for days, even weeks. To meet demand, producer Oatly Inc.

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

Expect tight capacity across North America. Procurement Risk management Uncategorized disruption hurricane readiness risk management transportationThis morning the Washington Post rang. The reporter wanted to discuss the implications of Hurricane Florence.

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Benchmark and Bid Your Carrier Rates

Talking Logistics

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, understanding how your company’s procurement strategy and results compare with industry peers is critical. Whether you need to inform management that your performance is superior or has improved, or identify opportunities in the procurement process to drive additional economic value – there is no better time to benchmark and bid your carrier rates than now.

Transforming, innovating, and leading the future of automotive with AI-powered indirect procurement

Xeeva

Related: Don’t be basic – the current state of AI in procurement. When procurement was mentioned, it was all concentrated on production, direct spend, and supplier relationships. Let’s dig into four of the ways AI can solve some of your biggest indirect procurement problems.

Responsible Sourcing! Making Sustainability Happen for Real!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Sustainability is created in the jungles of Latin America. Responsible Sourcing isn’t just about sourcing and procuring goods and services in a more sustainable manner, but also about ensuring external suppliers are aligned and committed to the same principles and values.

Why Truckload Lead Times Matter and How to Improve Them

TMC

This represents every operating truck in North America: Yet not every truck is available every single day of the year. Carrier Management Procurement Transportation Management Carrier Capacity Truckload truckload capacity Truckload Procurement

Why Truckload Lead Times Matter and How to Improve Them

TMC

This represents every operating truck in North America: Yet not every truck is available every single day of the year. Carrier Management Procurement Transportation Management Carrier Capacity Truckload truckload capacity Truckload Procurement

Importing From China! The Essential Guide! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In America alone, consumers purchase more than $500 billion worth of Chinese goods per year. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Procurement Supply Chain Management China Export Freight Import Logistics SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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Retailer Finds Savings in Carrier Costs

CHAINalytics

In The News Transportation Big Lots Carrier options Inbound Operations Intermodal Procurement Event Outbound Operations Procurement methodology Transportation Bid Optimization transportation network Truckload procurement

Who said supply chains are boring?: $10M Grant Creates New.

Supply Chains Rock

The web-based procurement system will enable "one-stop-shopping" for small and medium-sized firms seeking a share of a combined $150 billion worth of business generated by large company supply chains every year. Who said supply chains are boring?

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Closing the Gap Between Buyers and Sellers: “Everything is Changed, Nothing is Different”

NC State SCRC

Bill has expanded the maturity of procurement contracts and relationships with suppliers over time, and has been a big believer in improved supplier relationships over his entire career. We hosted an extremely successful set of speakers at our SCRC meeting this past week.