Patrick Hopkins at Coupa: Coca Cola’s four truths of procurement to pay in action

Supply Chain View from the Field

At the Coupa INSPIRE procurement conference in San Francisco this week, the Chief Procurement Officer of Coca Cola Consolidated, Patrick Hopkins, shared his views on the “4 Truths of Procurement”, and how he has operationalized his views through the deployment of Coupa procure to pay software. This led to the development of Coca Cola Consolidated, located in Greensboro North Carolina, which later moved its headquarters to Charlotte, NC.

Guest post: Technology Solutions Are The Secret Weapon For Bringing CSR Into Procurement

EcoVadis

Procurement technology should make it easy to source ethically. Guest post by Charlotte Spencer-Smith, Marketing, Pool4Tool. Supply chain transparency is one of the key challenges facing Procurement and Sourcing in the coming years. The same is true of Procurement solutions: the abilities – and limits – of the technology play a key role in shaping buyers’ expectations of their own abilities.

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Guest Post: An MBA student’s perspective on the ISM Meeting 2019

NC State SCRC

I enjoyed Charlotte de Brabandt’s presentation Digitizing the Human Touch: Transforming Talent and Impact of Young Professionals. Charlotte explained how younger generations who are just entering the workforce would result in companies having to adapt to the working conditions by adopting a flexible mentality. This automation will impact recruiting strategies, job descriptions, KPIs/metrics, operating models, roles that we have/don’t have any longer, training programs, etc.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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