Ivalua Paints a Great Procurement Picture at Ivalua NOW Chicago 2019

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Ivalua CEO David Khuat-Duy on Tuesday kicked off Ivalua NOW 2019 Chicago, at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel and welcomed hundreds of customers, prospects and partners. The post Ivalua Paints a Great Procurement Picture at Ivalua NOW Chicago 2019 appeared first on Ivalua. “We have this long-term strategy of building a very big company with a fantastic product that we can offer to the market. And this is our vision,” .

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DELMIA Quintiq

At that time the audience was the Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago). That means turning the impossible to the possible like producing ventilators for the world, with a global team from open-sourced plans shared by MIT.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 5-9, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Having spent much of this week on the road, I am still in catch-up mode with emails and phone calls, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Elemica Introduces New Sourcing Optimization Solution. Robinson Eyes Future Growth with Chicago Expansion. Simply put, as supply chains have grown in scale and complexity, so has the logistics sourcing process.

[PROFILE] Steve Hollich '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Hometown:  Chicago, IL. Investment banking has a pretty structured process and it all runs through the school, which makes things much easier than sourcing a job independently. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC.

Interview: Get ready for Supply Chain Outlook conference!

Supply Chain View from the Field

The Supply Chain Management Review, one of the leading practitioner journals in the field of supply chain, is hosting their first ever conference in November at the Rosemount Hilton at O’Hare Airport in Chicago. MBA Supply Chain MBA Supply Chain Programs Strategic Sourcing Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Management Supply chain Relationships Supply Chain Students Supply Chain Talent Management

Future of Procurement Study Available

Supply Chain View from the Field

The Comptroller of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad wrote the first book exclusively about the purchasing function, The Handling of Railway Supplies—Their Purchase and Disposition , in 1887. Strategic Sourcing Supplier Relationship Management Supply chain Relationships Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Market Intelligence I recently completed a study of 25 CPO’s, each providing their view of what procurement will look like in 2025.

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Announcing the Supply Chains to Admire for 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

The source data for the analysis comes from Ycharts.). Long-term balance sheet improvement requires a focus on a balanced scorecard and the alignment of sell, deliver, make, and source to drive value. Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , September 3rd-6th, 2019, at UI Labs, Chicago, IL. We will host our first public events in Antwerp at the Antwerp Management School on November 26th-27th and at UI Labs in Chicago on December 3rd-5th. I watch the news channels on mute.

7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

In the last decade, many companies, especially those with manufacturing operations, have evolved direct materials sourcing from an administrative function to a strategic procurement process. The embodiment of this transformation is the chief procurement officer, an increasingly common title for executives that strategically source goods and services.

S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

For most –hamstrung by silo-based strategies for source, make and deliver–there is no clear definition of supply chain strategy. I will be sharing this data from 150 respondents sourced from my Linkedin 307,000 followers over the course of the next couple of weeks. The combination of cloud, cognitive computing and open source analytics is evolving. Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , September 3rd-6th, 2019, to be held at UI Labs, Chicago, IL. Yawn.

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Supply Chain Diagnostic: A Four-Step Process

Supply Chain Shaman

” Or alternatively, “Is there data that could be sourced to help?” Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , September 3rd-6th, 2019, at UI Labs, Chicago, IL. We will host our first public events in Antwerp at the Antwerp Management School on November 26th-27th and at UI Labs in Chicago on December 3rd-5th. July is my birthday month. In the middle of busy travel, I made time for the annual physical. The reason? I know that early detection is the key to wellness.

Supply Chain Outlook 2015: Looking to the Future

Supply Chain View from the Field

I presented at Supply Chain Outlook 2015, an event hosted by the Supply Chain Management Review in Chicago on Monday morning. The growth of a rising middle class in China, India, and other countries in Asia was identified as a major source of revenue growth for many US companies. This was an excellent venue for discussion of emerging trends and what we can look forward to in 2016.

Transitioning to Digital Supply Networks

Kinaxis

According to article authors Stephen Laaper, Glenn Yauch, Paul Wellener and Ryan Robinson, a DSN enables the integration of data from various sources to better inform production and distribution. A traditional supply chain often is visualized as a rigid, linear arrangement of supply chain partners that handle the different primary management processes of plan, source, make, deliver, return and enable. by Mike McAllister By APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE.

The Science and the Art of Procurement

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When we look at that sort of activity, we can see that it is very different to the standard procurement processes – spend analysis, competitive sourcing, purchase to pay management. So, this talk of creativity, agility and innovation all starts sounding and feeling much more like “Art” rather than pure “Science”, and it is interesting to see that technology firm Ivalua has titled the Ivalua Now 2019 conferences this spring (in Chicago and Paris ) the “Art of Procurement”.

Not the Jetsons: 10 Use Cases for Cognitive Learning in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

While the solutions are sourced from the same provider, each has a different data definition. For example, moving rail through Chicago in the winter is not the same as the summer. Remember the Jetsons? While the Flintstones chronicled a stone age family with work powered by birds and dinosaurs, the Jetsons symbolized the future. The show aired with catchy music during the period of 1962 to 1987.

Blockchain: Preventing E. Coli Through Enhanced Traceability

Kinaxis

Health officials narrowed the source down to romaine lettuce, but identifying which romaine lettuce from where is still a problem. Whether it’s what we are putting in our mouths, what we are wearing on our backs or what we are using to do our work each day, consumers now want to know where it came from and if it was ethically sourced. APICS 2018 takes place from September 30–October 2 in Chicago. by All By: APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE.

Digital Procurement – Pack your bag, you are going on a journey

ivalua

In fact, there is a significant skills shortage (source) to help drive Digital Procurement forward. Develop your own plan and strategy of how you are going to get team members to accept change and also to step up to taking one of the many new roles that are being created as we move to Digital Procurement like Head of Digital Procurement, Head of Cognitive Sourcing, Head of Digital Transformation.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Chicago. Chicago. Source ID. Content Summary: Chicago ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in projected supply chain management and technology employment growth; in net job creation for supply chain-related industries; in freight flow; and in inventory holding. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S.

3PLs, What’s More Valuable Than Another Twitter Follower?

Talking Logistics

Robinson in Chicago (C.H. The event was held at Loyola University of Chicago in an MBA-like classroom with stadium seating. Supply Chain Risk Management Challenges Companies Face (Source: Adelante SCM). The bottom line: as a survey I conducted a couple of years ago revealed, supply chain and logistics professionals view peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable source of practical knowledge and advice. Source: Adelante SCM web survey, 2011.

Throwing Down the Gauntlet

Supply Chain Shaman

Tonight, I am stranded in a hotel in Chicago. The Chicago airport is closed for the night. This is the clear articulation of when and how to make, source, and deliver for the community. “We live in a world where supply chains, not companies, compete for market dominance.

Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

DAT Solutions

The Southeast, especially Atlanta , is also the main source of relief supplies — including plywood, ice, and bottled water — headed for Florida in advance of Hurricane Irma. Chicago to Denver rates rose 22¢ to $2.72 Rates had been rising on shipments in and out of Buffalo in recent weeks, but prices started to decline last week: Chicago to Buffalo fell 28¢ to an average of $2.48 In the other direction, Chicago to Minneapolis jumped up 33¢ to $2.60

Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

The group is working on case studies to test new technologies like blockchain, cognitive computing, supply chain operating networks, and open source analytics. July 16th in North America (current thinking is Charlotte or Chicago. Today, I am facilitating a share group. The dream is the building of Network of Networks. The goal is to close current gaps to build inter-enterprise visibility and improve inter-operability between businesses. Today, the gaps are large.

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

Supply Chain Brain

Oat milk “tastes the best of all the milk alternatives,” said 22-year Micah Lindsey, who works as a barista at an Intelligentsia coffee shop in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. a Chicago chain, began carrying Oatly oat milk in October 2017. 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.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

So I spoke to everyone I knew in the field and looked through some other sources (Crunchbase, Jonathan Wichmann’s great list of logistics startups site, CB Insights and more) to come up with the ULTIMATE LIST of disruptive logistics startups. Chicago only. cities, eg Chicago. Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. And it’s about to get hit by a freight train of innovation.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

Image source: Peapod. That was a consideration when we decided to move our offices to downtown Chicago (from the suburbs), so we could better compete for talent. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod. It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share.

Bristlecone Flash – January 2019

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Establishing a single, centralized procurement platform will standardize and harmonize all sourcing processes and increase operational transparency through sophisticated reporting. PLAY, NETWORK AND WIN IN CHICAGO. 21st for our Show Me the Moneyy sourcing simulation game. GLOBAL PREMIUM JEWELRY BRAND SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

Image source: Peapod. That was a consideration when we decided to move our offices to downtown Chicago (from the suburbs), so we could better compete for talent. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod. It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share.

2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

Popular techniques included business process outsourcing, contract manufacturing to reduce the cost of labor, low-cost country sourcing, tax efficiency projects, and the elongation of payables to improve cash-to-cash. We will host our first public events in Antwerp at the Antwerp Management School on November 26th-27th and at UI Labs in Chicago on December 3rd-5th. It has been awhile.

Reflections on Hard Hats and Safety Shoes…

Supply Chain Shaman

I like the thought of having a bearing printed in Boone, WV instead of being stocked in Chicago and then flown into Charleston, WV to then be driven to the coal mining site. Mexico has become more attractive, and many companies are looking at alternative sourcing in Latin and South America. Manufacturing teams used to manage the supply chain group. Today, in most organizations, the supply chain team manages manufacturing.

Stack It High and Watch It Fly: Is Vertical Inventory Storage Always the Answer?

6 River Systems

It used to be that you would source, manufacture, store, send to a store and then the consumer would access that inventory. So before we blindly replicate the late 19th century Chicago and New York building booms and focus on the vertical, let’s ensure that we balance vertical with our velocity needs. There’s an old adage for how to move merchandise: stack it high and watch it fly.

How ShipBob Has Evolved Over the Last Six Years

ShipBob

They started a few ecommerce companies together and, like many of our merchants have experienced, found themselves standing in line at the post office in the Willis Tower in Chicago with a load of orders to ship. . Soon after ShipBob opened its first Chicago fulfillment center, Dhruv and his small team found a nice-looking location in Brooklyn, which they initially thought would be perfect due it its close proximity to so many New Yorkers.

The CFO and the Supply Chain

Logility

This April I have the pleasure of joining Jean Nelson, CFO of Haggar Clothing, on stage at SCOPE Spring in Chicago to discuss this topic. The ability to accurately plan for demand and execute across the supply chain from sourcing to production and distribution sets forward-thinking companies like Haggar ahead of the pack and helps mitigate the supply chain performance risk factors.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Changing this perception, therefore, is a critical first step — especially in attracting more women to the industry, which would help close the talent gap and alleviate the driver shortage issue (see recent article in the Chicago Sun-Times about women drivers).

Reshoring Or Not, What is Manufacturing? 4 Questions to Ponder with Real American Manufacturers

Cerasis

I’m fortunate to have been employed at some “World Class” manufacturing and assembly companies: • Schwinn Bicycle Company : Chicago, IL: Schwinn manufactured their frames, forks, and small parts for their bicycles, but was mainly an assembly operation. Purchasing was tasked with Cost Reduction, Sourcing and Purchase Orders.

Real-time Information Increasingly Important for Manufacturers

QAD

This access “reduced the time information travels from Chicago to New Jersey by just four milliseconds, from 17 to 13 milliseconds.” . Manufacturers we work with often mention the desire for a single source of truth and quicker access to information that improves decision-making with suppliers. Digital transformation strategies are delivering more responsive solutions and real-time information to change the way organizations operate.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

In my opinion, the best source of practical knowledge and advice are your peers — that is, executives just like you who have already met and overcome the same challenges and opportunities you face today. Eyefortransport 13th 3PL Summit , June 16-18, Chicago, IL. Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders.