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Freight Procurement Solutions Are Transforming Supply Chains

Jaggaer

Why You Should Consider Freight Procurement Sourcing Solution. Procuring raw materials or finished goods is one thing, but the processing of moving those goods from one place to another brings its own set of challenges. Whether you’re in charge of ordering the “things” or managing how and where those things get from A to B, both sides of the procurement equation stand to benefit from freight procurement automation.

Procurement Technology: An Update from Spend Matters in Baltimore

NC State SCRC

Today I travelled to Baltimore to attend the ISM/Spend matters Global Procurement Tech Summit. I will be speaking on procurement analytics tomorrow, but got to attend a set of great sessions over the first half of the day. The first speaker was Anne Rung, Administrator from the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Next up was Dan Carrell, Vice President of Global Procurement at IBM. 22,000 sourcing events. $50

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Freight Consolidation for Full Truckload: The Hidden Gem of Full Truckload Shipping

Cerasis

Full truckload shipping is generally less expensive than other over the road transportation modes. Instead of throwing in the towel, shippers can leverage full truckload shipping to ship LTL shipments in the back of a full-size van or trailer. Unfortunately, the surrounding LTL shipping has resulted in an unusual problem; shippers are turning to LTL-exclusive shipments, which can significantly drive up freight spend. Download Here.

Moving Up The Corporate Ladder, Does Your Freight Spend Have A Seat At The Table?

4WL Consulting

The previous decade has seen many companies, mainly those handling manufacturing operations, change how sourcing of direct materials is executed – from an administrative function to a somewhat strategic procurement approach that has seen the creation of a new position “the Chief Procurement Officer.” There’s been a shift from executing daily freight transactions to integrating top-level corporate planning and procurement strategies.

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Building the Business Case for Supply Chain Risk Management

Cerasis

Download White Paper. The same source also informed that the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) Risk Index of 2016 was the highest since records have begun in 1995. Source: Deloitte We can provide lots more statistics and data , but the takeaway here is clear: effective supply chain risk management is critical for any organization to be successful in our ever-changing world.

Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

This key supplier had been identified and sure enough, you have a second source primed and ready to go. A few hours later, your procurement head walks in the office. “We We have a problem.” The alternate source uses the same supplier in Taiwan. Adding to this challenge is the reluctance of suppliers to share their sources with their customers for competitive reasons. Those were my takeaways, but I encourage you to download the report and form your own conclusions.

Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding

Cerasis

DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER. Blockchain is entering a phase of development that will affect every aspect of supply chain and logistics management, ranging from procurement to forward logistics and beyond. Retail Blockchain – Applications of blockchain technology in the retail supply chain go back to the sourcing of a product, validity, sustainable practices during manufacturing, movement through international trade, returns management, and recycling or reclamation of raw materials.

A Don’t Touch Supply Chain Strategy Must Now Dominate The Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

You download their app, take the goods off the shelf as you need and as you leave the store your purchases are automatically billed to you. Drop shipping is another great example. If you go to a Costco store for instance you will find that most of their products are placed on the store floor on shipping pallets. Advanced software systems can also support more automated planning, scheduling, procurement activities, fulfillment and replenishment, and Supply Chain tracking.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Instead, it continues, to include the entire lifecycle of a product, from sourcing of raw materials, to the return and recycling of the product, and reintroduction of recycled materials into the manufacturing or production process. Some of their biggest challenges lie in supply chain and logistics management, with many SMEs struggling to access shipping solutions and distribution networks controlled by gigantic enterprises that focus on serving similarly enormous customers.

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. FedEx Helps Small Businesses Streamline Shipping with fedex.com Integration Manager. The Navisphere customer app can be downloaded for free at the Apple App Store on iTunes , Google Play and Amazon Marketplace.

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Like A Green Lump of Clay….

Supply Chain Shaman

To see the what I built, check it out on SlideShare or view/download it in the SCI Community ). In the supply chain, variability and volatility come from many sources. The best way to start the design of an agile supply chain is to look at the sources of variability and market volatility that your supply chain encountered in the prior year. This is the design of alternate work centers, high performance work teams, alternate plant sourcing, and quick changeovers.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

There are so many potential issues that can impact a supply chain to cause delays (such as fluctuating availability of raw materials, hold-ups in customs, adverse weather, staffing problems, political issues, procurement problems, changes in legislation and so on) that being able to realistically foresee and safeguard against each of them will only ever be partially successful, and it takes up a lot of resources.

Lull Case Study: Order Fulfillment that Doesn’t Keep You Up at Night

FLEXE

Limited Shipping: Dropshipping wasn’t designed for order fulfillment, which impacted Lull’s delivery promise, as well as everyday operations. When they were ready to expand into more fulfillment locations, they didn’t have to spend time sourcing new solutions. The FLEXE Supply team sourced additional warehouse providers in the FLEXE network—all of which were already running on the FLEXE software platform. With FLEXE, they have also reduced shipping costs.

The Danger of Turning a Blind Eye to Visibility

BluJay Solutions

Through our work with customers in this area, we have found that increasing visibility along supply chains and resilience are major sources of competitive advantage,” said Nick Wildgoose, global supply chain product leader at Zurich Insurance. Download the Kewill-sponsored white paper “Transportation Centric Supply Chain Execution Convergence.”. Download our eBook, “Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud.”.

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Supply Chain Management:Why not WMS App? - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Todays WMS is a tightly integrated code between the intrinsic WMS functions like receiving, put away, inventory, picking, packing and shipping, which are the primary functionalities. The concept is similar to downloading Apps i.e. applications to your iPhone from Apple Store. Procurement Blog. About Us. Contact Us.

Shippers of Consumer Products Impacted Most by Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

Download eBook. As you can imagine, with a tight transportation market, it’s become even more difficult for vendors to source reliable trucks. Decisions made in different business units — like sales, sourcing, customer service, or production — can all indirectly cause transportation prices to soar. Rather than being able to include the shipment in a full truckload order, they are forced to break a part the order and ship LTL, paying rush service fees.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers

EFT

Historically, we’ve done this through free to download whitepapers and reports but have increasingly looked to webinars where key decision makers and influential stakeholders can share best practice in their industry directly with the market between events as well. . In addition, you can’t really understand the full picture of supply chain risk without listening to a webinar we ran entitled: COVID-19: Implications on Inventory Planning, Sourcing and Procurement.

3D Printing Set to Streamline the Retail Supply Chain Through Reduced Lead Times and Inventory

BluJay Solutions

Anyone involved in retail procurement is acutely aware of the importance of correctly predicting consumer/end-user requirements and ordering the right goods at the right time, in the right quantities. In reality, retailers routinely pass the inventory risk to their suppliers, particularly since the phenomenal growth of multi-channel retailing, with direct dispatch (or drop ship) suppliers bulking up retailers’ online offerings without requiring a financial commitment or warehousing space.

Supply Chain Management:Bricks and Clicks - The New Business.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. One recent sobering statistic points to over 15 million downloads of the smartphone enabled Red Laser application which allows consumers to electronically read item codes and perform multi-channel price comparisons for the specific item. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us.