New Student Projects Suggest Greater Focus on Analytics

Supply Chain View from the Field

This year was no exception, and we have a cadre of bright MBA, industrial engineering, and manufacturing system engineering students lined up to work on the following projects: American Red Cross – Procurement Card Analysis – Reviewing spend analytics through p-card buying channels, and identifying key trends and consolidation opportunities. Every fall, Betty Minton and Bill Collins (my trusted and capable student project advisors) and I play a game of musical chairs.

NIGP Forum, August 25-28, 2019


Conference Location: Austin, TX. Event Overview: The largest educational conference exclusively for public procurement in North America where peers share ideas, engage and inspire one another, develop strong connections and gain a better understanding of how to tackle challenges they face along the way. Conference Name: NIGP Forum. Booth: #506. Website: [link] 2019annualforumandproductsexpo /home. Dates: August 25-28. Hashtag: #NIGPForum2019.

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E2open Completes Acquisition of INTTRA, Bringing Together Leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network


AUSTIN, Texas, November 27, 2018 – E2open today announced the completion of the acquisition of INTTRA following regulatory approval. More efficient ocean shipping with the integration of procurement, manufacturing and distribution. The One Place in the Cloud to Run Your Supply Chain is Now the One Place in the Cloud to Manage Your Global Logistics.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

With 40 percent of GSK’s carbon footprint coming from the procurement of raw materials, the company recognised that tackling its own emissions wouldn’t be enough to reduce its carbon footprint – it would need to support suppliers to do the same.

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How to Recruit and Organize Supply Chain Talent to Unlock Your Supply Chain’s Potential

Talking Logistics

Large enterprises are consolidating the formerly independent functions of procurement and logistics and creating broader supply chain executive functions and responsibility. Austin State University. Recently it seems that more and more organizations are recognizing that their supply chains are a key component to the organization’s success.

How the best shippers manage capacity challenges

DAT Solutions

For industry insights, product training, and networking opportunities, attend DATCON19, October 9 -11 in Austin, TX. – David Domencic, Senior Manager of Transportation Procurement, Armada Supply Chain Solutions. What can shippers do to make their freight attractive to carriers?

E2open Acquires Transportation Management Systems Provider Cloud Logistics


AUSTIN, TX – October 1, 2018 – E2open , the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of Cloud Logistics, a leading innovator of transportation management systems (TMS) for the global supply chain market. The combination of E2open’s transportation forecasting with Cloud Logistics’ transportation management also creates a unique opportunity to better assess, procure, and manage transportation capacity. MONDAY 01 OCTOBER 2018.

20 warehouse professionals and business leaders reveal the single most important first step when designing a warehouse layout

6 River Systems

It’s very important for any business to bring, ship, sell and account for items small and large coming in and out of the business, so think procurement and shipping first and everything else second.

50 expert tips on supply chain optimization

6 River Systems

Keep in touch with cross-functional colleagues. “Whether you’re in procurement, supplier quality, production control or logistics, supply chain is only one ingredient in the pie of successfully bringing a product to market.

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


iconic places, such as the Route 128 tech corridor around Boston, Massachusetts; Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and, of course, California’s white-hot Silicon Valley.

Business Transformation for the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

” Digitization affects the entire business from procurement to operations to sales to customer service. As Austin Gresham, a senior consultant for IT transformation at RoundTower consulting, states, “Transformation should not be an IT project. Twenty-five hundred years ago the philosopher Heraclitus, wrote, “The only thing that is constant is change.” ” It’s a lesson the business world constantly learns even as some sectors resist change.