Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices

ivalua

Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions. has gone live with Ivalua’s Source to Contract solution. Consus has been rated amongst the top 10 procurement service providers by APAC CIO Outlook on Asia in 2017.

A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

DELMIA Quintiq

Last week I explained how individual tastes, compounded by geography, climate and less developed distribution and logistics infrastructure challenge beverage manufacturers in Asia.

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Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices

ivalua

Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions. has gone live with Ivalua’s Source to Contract solution. Consus has been rated amongst the top 10 procurement service providers by APAC CIO Outlook on Asia in 2017.

How A Premiere 3PL In South East Asia Digitizes Logistics Process

Abivin

Meanwhile, things are getting easier these days for a 3PL company in South East Asia thanks to a fully digitized logistics process. Introduction Growing into a premiere 3PL company in South East Asia takes a long time with a well-planned strategy.

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The Coronavirus Impact on Southeast Asia

Logistics Viewpoints

The post The Coronavirus Impact on Southeast Asia appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC 2019, 22 – 24 October 2019, Singapore

ivalua

Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC, a HANNOVER MESSE event is Asia-Pacific’s leading trade event for Industry 4.0! Ivalua Strategic Sourcing. I valua Complete Source to Pay.

How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. Alternative Manufacturing Hubs: Asia’s Promise. Covid 19 Global Sourcing

Asia, better brace yourself for Usagi! He’s not in a good mood…

Supply Chain View from the Field

One idea: import manufacturers might diversify production partner locations instead of having all of their product sources in a single basket. The next big disaster of 2013 could be the Category 5 Typhoon Usagi that is set to hit Taiwan, Hong Kong and China Mainland this Sunday.

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ProcureCon Asia, 9th – 11th July 2019, Singapore

ivalua

Ivalua is the Lead Partner at this year’s ProcureCon Asia, which will be held at the Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa. Daniel Koh is currently leading a team of 130 sourcing and pricing professionals globally. He had taken on a few leadership roles in Flex such as Procurement Compliance Director, led the Global Sourcing team, and is currently member of Flex Supply Chain Council and Supply Chain Risk Management.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

However, surgical gowns, typically sourced from China, were at near-normal levels because the sourcing shifted to Honduras. Sourcing from alternative locations will be important as long as the countries have not been severely impacted by the pandemic.

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Shoring up Sourcing Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Shifting manufacturing operations in Asia back to North America provides companies more control of their supply chains, says Steve Sensing of Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

Strategic sourcing and ‘big data’

ivalua

Big data is more than a buzz term, and if you are a strategic sourcing professional, it is a concept that should not be ignored. As a sourcing professional, big data can help you automate and streamline your job – if you have the right tools. Uncategorized big data strategic sourcing

Shoring up Sourcing Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Shifting manufacturing operations in Asia back to North America provides companies more control of their supply chains, says Steve Sensing of Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

Supplier Management and Sourcing in the Fashion Industry – Under the Spotlight

Jaggaer

More than virtually any other sector, sourcing and supplier management in the fashion industry have been exposed to intense scrutiny in recent years, while the functions have become of increasingly strategic importance to business success.

This is the invisible network that keeps the world running

The Network Effect

To better understand this invisible network, the author takes an amazing journey on a container ship between China and Korea, the idea being to trace the global supply chain back to the source of many of our consumer goods. Source: BBC. Yantian Port in China/BBC.

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Visit us at the Made in Asia sourcing Symposium on March 16, in Hong Kong

Pivot88

If you missed us at the Prime Source Forum last week, here is another occasion to come and see us. We are proud to be sponsering The Made in Asia Symposium taking place at The Harbour Grand Hong Kong on March 16. The post Visit us at the Made in Asia sourcing Symposium on March 16, in Hong Kong appeared first on Pivot88. Take a look at the event’s program , to find out more about the speakers panel and topics adressed. Hope to see you there.

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The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China’s so-called “One Belt One Road” strategy connects the country via an overland and sea corridor to Central Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Source: World Economic Forum, [link]. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade

Bridging the Finance Gap for Asian SMEs

Supply Chain @ MIT

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are key drivers of growth in Asia, but they are hindered by inadequate access to finance, particularly from large banks. Many Asian SMEs turn to other sources of finance such as unregistered money lenders that charge high interest rates. The lack of affordable financing options stymies the growth of SMEs in Asia. Uncategorized Asia Asian growth banks in Asia Finance financing SMEs Small and medium enterprises SWIFT

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Source: [link] ). Global Transportation Logistics Asia China Global Forwarding ImportsWhile the stock market in China has been volatile lately, the Chinese middle class continues to grow and buy.

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An Update on the Coronavirus and Its Effects on the Global Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

About 80% of the ingredients used by commercial sources in the United States to produce finished medicines come from China, according to the Resilience360 report. Asia Pacific China Supply chain risks Coronavirus DHL Resilience 360by Amy Wunderlin .

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Customers demand more sustainable supply chains

Supply Chain Movement

Sustainable sourcing is a fast developing requirement, driven by customers. Luca Crisciotti: “Sustainable sourcing is a fast developing requirement, driven by customers.”

Supply Chain Consultants in New Zealand: Boosting Business Performance

Logistics Bureau

Logistics Bureau is a small and friendly company of supply chain consultants with offices in Australia and Southeast Asia, as well as in New Zealand, where we’ve been helping our clients to innovate and overcome domestic and global logistics challenges since 1997.

Supplier Financial Health: Don’t Wait for the Worst, Reach out and Talk!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Across multiple industries, suppliers in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America all experienced a sudden drop in volume, leading to a uniform financial threat and risk of default. Traditional methods of supplier risk mitigation involve diversifying risk, multiple sourcing, or switching suppliers, which are not effective in situations where entire regions, industry segments, or supply chains are experiencing financial distress.

Emerging Issues for Procurement in Oil and Gas

Supply Chain View from the Field

Just getting the bodies we need is a challenge, and there is a battle for resources especially overseas in places like Australia and Asia. Category Management Oil and Gas Procurement Organizing for Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Strategy Supply Market Intelligence

The Origins of Category Management

Supply Chain View from the Field

They would bid and source only part at a time! In other cultures in Asia, trust may never really occur. I was fortunately enough to have a fascinating discussion with Steve Zimmer, who currently leads a team at US Car.

Editor’s Pick: Moving Out Of China Isn’t So Easy

Talking Logistics

This post from Amber Road’s blog discusses several factors companies must consider if they are thinking of moving out of China as a manufacturing or sourcing base. There has been a lot of recent buzz about companies relocating sourcing or manufacturing out of China. For decades, China has dominated supply chains, with most manufacturing countries following a “China Plus One” strategy for sourcing – diversify their operations by adding another location in Asia.

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Using Digital Supply Chain Planning to Respond to Market-Changing Disruptions like COVID-19

ToolsGroup

Being able to understand if supply expected from Europe needs to be re-routed and sourced from Asia or South America is important when entire channels become unavailable. One US-based ToolsGroup manufacturing customer sources parts from several Chinese and Italian suppliers.

Protecting and Preserving

APICS

However, Lumber Liquidators is learning a hard lesson that sourcing wood from the habitats of endangered Siberian tigers in Southeast Asia—and then claiming the timber came Germany—is bad for the bottom line and illegal

The Unlikely Success of Nanostore Retailing

Supply Chain @ MIT

Millions of small, family-operated retailers known as nanostores are the main source of consumer packaged goods (CPG) for many consumers in Africa, Asia and Latin America. These mom-and-pop outlets have thrived by offering affordability as well as the right mix of items and convenience, and by gaining the trust of their customers. At the same […].

The Coronavirus Is Shattering Traditional Supply Chains

ivalua

In the meantime, Hyundai’s supply-chain radar was able to quickly identify two South Korean wire harness makers who were looking for opportunities to increase production at their own factories in South Korea and elsewhere in Asia, to compensate for disruptions to the Chinese supply chain.

Is the 3PL Industry Becoming Barbell Shaped?

Talking Logistics

Robinson and XPO Logistics (Source: quotes.wsj.com). And we’ve also seen two large 3PL acquisitions in recent weeks, both originating in Asia: Japan Post Holdings Co. Source: Adelante SCM.

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Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

Third Trend: Regionalization, Near-sourcing and Emerging Markets. . At the same time, near-sourcing is becoming more important. The reasons for near-sourcing include: Reducing transportation costs. Labour costs increasing in China and elsewhere in Asia.

How Global Pandemics Impact Shipping

Intelligent Audit

As worries about the virus continue to grow, and as it spreads beyond Asia, it’s likely the global trade will be impacted even further. Sourcing.

Tata Steel Makes Strides Towards an Autonomous Supply Chain Powered by Optimization Technology

AIMMS

The company was established in India as Asia’s first integrated private steel company in 1907. Jamshedpur plant (image source: Tata Steel). Tata Steel is one of the world’s largest steel producers.

Supply Chain Power 50: Best Supply Chain Blogs of 2014

Supply Chain Opz

Then, blogging and web contents have become the primary source of business ideas for many working professionals. Some Observations Blogs included in Supply Chain Power 50 are from 3 regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia/Australia but they are mainly from the United States.