Creating a Sourcing and Procurement Process Plan


What are the key elements of a sourcing and procurement process plan? Strategic sourcing is a fact based and systematic approach that organizations use to optimize the management of their supply chain. Creating a sourcing and procurement plan.

How is technology transforming global sourcing ?


Does your business source products and services from global markets? If your company is sourcing goods and services internationally you could be reaping many benefits. However, you could also face many challenges when globally sourcing across geopolitical boundaries. BOOK A DEMO.

Sourcing promotional products the right way


However, it is important for companies to manage the process of sourcing promotional goods effectively. A lot of time and energy can be spent inefficiently sourcing the goods, which can be bought from a huge variety of suppliers at vastly differing prices and quality. Single source.

Three Mistakes Teams to Avoid in Selecting Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

In the process, try to seek help from independent sources. After looking at the software in demos, it is hard for teams to discern differences and rationalize what software attributes are the most important to drive success. Mistakes happen.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

sources of value for customers. Without a centralized data source insights are difficult to gather and hidden. Request a demo today and.

Should We Celebrate this Marriage?

Supply Chain Shaman

There is no solution to optimize source, make and deliver together or drive bidirectional orchestration to execute trade-offs between functions automatically. A supply chain visibility demo. E2open is acquiring INTTRA pending federal approval. Is this a knot to be tied?

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Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV


CommonSense, one startup that demoed, is systematically automating fulfillment, working down a laundry list of things that take human time at warehouses and building bespoke robots.

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Technology questions YOU should be asking


This one will make most demo guys cringe. Often this meant the adoption of third-party schedulers, source-control for configuration files, and Citrix for rendering legacy UI’s. Any solution that is capable of connecting to SAP using a standard template should be able to be demoed.

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Delivery Demand Shaping: A Key Element in Enabling Profitable Same-day Delivery

Talking Logistics

According to multiple sources, Google is trying to curb these by outsourcing its delivery to other on-demand startups and has held initial talks with multiple companies, including Postmates and Flywheel. Source: Adelante SCM. Source: Adelante SCM. Source: Adelante SCM.

Arkieva Customer Spotlight: AkzoNobel Strengthens Position as The Leading Global Supplier in Coil Coatings


Source: AkzoNobel. Request a Demo of The Arkieva Supply Chain Software Suite. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Arkieva customer AkzoNobel is a leading global paints, coatings and specialty chemicals manufacturing company.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

process has been scaled in-house, then out-sourced, and partnered with rigid, error-prone ETL automation. Request a demo today and. Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation. How Mature is Your Supply Chain? Digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry.

2019 Transportation Industry Trends

GTG Technology Group

To request a Demo and more information on the latest transportation management software technology for drayage, intermodal and brokerage contact GTG Technology today. Sources: [link]. 6 Transportation Industry Trends to Look for in 2019. 2018 has ended and 2019 is here!

Ariba: At the Intersection of Social and Business Networks

Talking Logistics

The UI presented in the demo was a perfect example — simple, intuitive, and similar to the look and feel of consumer sites and applications.

New Survey Reveals Levels of Outsourcing in Supply Chain Expected to Grow by Over 40%


Source: SupplyChainDigest. Request a Demo of. A new report by SupplyChainDigest: “Supplier Integration in an Outsourced Supply Chain World: A Benchmark Report,” showed a growing trend in supply chain outsourcing among manufacturing companies.

5 Things the Top Innovators Are Doing Right

Oracle SCM

Executives agree that innovation is an organization’s most important source of revenue: Customers expect more and their demands change constantly. Join a Live Demo and talk to experts.

Upcoming Webinar: All You Need to Know about Oracle Procurement Cloud (2/25)

Oracle SCM

Join Inspirage for an informative webinar on the topic and learn how to simplify your sourcing activities with guided navigation, negotiation styles and intuitive tools and see how to qualify suppliers to support compliance, manage risk, and improve award decisions.

The Transformation of Supply Chain Management – IoT, AI, & Blockchain

Oracle SCM

Blockchain can greatly enhance the safety of the supply chain by tracking how food is sourced, handled, and transported – and allows grocers and restaurants to individually contact consumers if a questionable lot of beef was used.

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Procurement Analytics Conferences Feature Emerging of Cognitive Procurement Technologies


I sat in on a number of demos, and saw the capabilities emerging in a number of IBM systems for procurement that are briefly described here. In a final demo, I saw how Watson is able to query the current spend analysis in and quickly return a number of parameters of interest. Sourcing and market analysis (Watson Buying Advisor). I had the opportunity to attend a number of exciting events on procurement analytics in the last month.

Never Living the Same Day Twice: The Art and Joy of Solving Supply Chain Puzzles

Talking Logistics

Source: Quintiq. One of the best quotes I heard this year came from a young professional commenting on why she chose a career in supply chain management: “I wanted to work in a field where I knew I wouldn’t live the same day twice.”.

Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018

Talking Logistics

Transplace TMS Screenshots (source: Transplace). “Consumers are the disruptive force today, not technology.”. So stated Ken Hughes , a leading consumer and shopper behaviouralist, in his keynote presentation at Trasnsplace’s 16th Annual Shipper Symposium a couple of weeks ago.

Coming soon to a supply chain near you: 8 big digital disruptors


He relayed how he saw a demo of true shelf-aware systems at a retail location that sends alerts in real-time when a stock out happens directly to a mobile phone. Key points: Explore crowd sourced delivery capabilities, they’re expanding nationally at a rapid pace.

5 fundamental ways to reduce Last mile Delivery Costs


Source 1. Source 3. Source In this era of digital transformation, enterprises have incentives to integrate technology to coordinate deliveries. Sign up for a free demo of Abivin vRoute - Supply Chain Optimization Software References: [link

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: The Robots Are Coming & Potential Growth in Demand Looms in The Near Future


Source: Supply Chain Digest. Source: The Wall Street Journal. Source: 21 st Century Supply Chain Blog. Source: Arkieva Blog. Image source: Supply Chain Digest. Request a Demo of. Looking for a quick scope on the latest supply chain news, trends and tips?

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: Canada Retail Sales Decrease; Is Your Supply Chain a Cyber Threat?


Source: Wall Street Journal. Source: Arkieva Supply Chain Blog. Source: Supply Chain Shaman. Source: CBR. Source: Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Request a Demo of. Despite expectations of an increase in sales, Canada retail sales fell by 0.1%

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: As Ecommerce Businesses Boom, Distribution Center Availability Becomes Scarce


Source: Multichannel Merchant. Source: Supply Chain Digest. Source: Journal of Supply Chain Management. Source: Arkieva Blog. Image source: Supply Chain Digest. Request a Demo of.

IoT Order Buttons Are Set to Revolutionize Your Supply Chain: Here’s What You Should Know


Image source: Amazon website. Request a Demo of The Arkieva Supply Chain Software Suite. “Never worry about running out again…” reads a quote on the Amazon dash button website.

How Are You Analyzing and Adjusting to the Mobile Shopper?

Birst Supply Chain

Source: [link]. This customer segment identified as most likely to purchase new products and services is uncovered through the analysis of diverse data sources such as customer service, social media, market data, and more. Watch Birst Retail demo.

Global Supply Chain Management: Is Your Supply Chain Susceptible to The Butterfly Effect?


Can a coup in one country mean you are left scrambling for alternate sources of supply? Request a Demo of.

U.S. Intelligence Illuminates Critical Need for Supply Chain Planning and Risk Mitigation

Oracle SCM

The video aims to increase knowledge of elevated supply chain threats due to the growing reliance on globally sourced commercial information and technologies for essential systems and services. Related content: Video: Oracle Supply Chain Planning Cloud - Planning Central Demo. The U.S.

Forget the Supply Chain of 2020. Here are 3 Things That Supply Chains Need Today.


Source: Arkieva. Request a Demo of The Arkieva Supply Chain Software Suite.

How working with our remarkable customer, Lufthansa Cargo, got us named to the 2015 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

BluJay Solutions

Those selected have produced measurable gains in ROI through cost-cutting and increased efficiency, whether in warehouse, transportation, procurement, sourcing or any other category in the end-to-end supply chain. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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It’s Time to Revisit Vendor Managed Inventory


As a result, many manufacturers limited their use of VMI to Class C items that were relatively inexpensive and easily sourced. Demo On-Demand: SyncKanban. A few decades ago, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) was a hot topic.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030


Source: Commerce Dept. Source: SupplyChainDigest. Source: Supply Chain Shaman. Source: EBN. Source: Arkieva Supply Chain Blog. Source: Arkieva Supply Chain Blog. Source: SupplyChainDigest. Request a Demo of.

6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2019


As a result, all romaine lettuce was pulled nationwide because agencies had little information on the source of the lettuce. [4]. Check out the demo below of an Apex Locker System to learn more. It’s been a great year for AB&R®.

Interesting Insights from the Supply Chain Leaders in Action Event

BluJay Solutions

Trucks are still a primary source of transport and the explosion of eCommerce and online shopping is allowing drivers who spent their lives “on the road” and away from home to now spend their lives on the local roads and be home every night.

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