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Sourcing Cost and Time Savings for America’s Brightest Orange

Jaggaer

“We have captured many benefits thanks to the decision we took to extend our JAGGAER implementation to include sourcing. And not least, double-digit cost savings on our electronic sourcing bid events.”. Scott Schlotthauer Chief Procurement Officer Oklahoma State University.

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.

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Navigating COVID-19: Mid-term Procurement Strategies for a Managing the Crisis

Jaggaer

Procurement teams can lead the way in building a robust system into the future. This should serve as a wakeup call for procurement teams to take a look at the clauses in their contracts. Procurement and legal teams need well prepared, highly organized document management systems to systematically look at force majeure clauses are written. supplychain #sourcing [link] pic.twitter.com/40kHrnlbvY. Finally, look for new sources of supply now, before you need them.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Download white paper. Instead of having to deal with an ineffective point-to-point communication system like EDI and the complexity of reconciling multiple data sources with multiple permission models, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provides a singular mechanism to securely integrate, harmonize, and synchronize data for all participants. Source ] Blockchain can help mitigate these losses and their associated disputes.

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.” ” Similar transformational patterns have also been seen in the transportation industry.

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Collaboration in the Automotive Industry: Enabling Intelligent IT-Managed Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Reasonable linking of various data sources (= intelligent integration) in order to have continuously-updated data with high significance and quality instead of fragmented and isolated information. It’s about creating a common cross-company basis that integrates all participants on a procurement or distribution level. Inventory and transportation costs are reduced significantly, while production processes are accelerated and delivery times are decreased.

Managing Supply Chain SLAs Through Blockchain: Is Blockchain the New Incoterm?

Cerasis

Therefore, having an indisputable source of information, such as blockchain technology, may be used to develop consistency and clarity in managing supply chain SLAs. DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER. For instance, procurement and reverse logistics processes, such as reclamation of raw materials and metals from old products, may be enhanced through blockchain technology to document the origin of a product prior to manufacturing.

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.

97% of supply chains disrupted as a result of COVID-19

EFT

21% have faced logistics and transportation slowdowns and delays. In response, the majority (73%) of organizations are now planning major shifts in supply chain and procurement strategy post-pandemic, including supply base expansion (38%), reductions in supply chain globalization (34%) and increases to inventory levels (21%). For decades, low-cost country sourcing and offshoring was the foundation of global supply chains. The full report is now available for download.

Blockchain for Bill of Lading – A Much Needed Update to the Traditional Bill of Lading for E-Commerce?

Cerasis

Challenges in Using Blockchain in E-Commerce The difficulties of blockchain depend on the source questioned. Use for transparency and traceability for buyers, marketplaces, sellers, and consumers, unifying the history of a product from procurement to end-users, as well as throughout returns, if necessary. Download Here. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Factoring Risk & Business Continuity into Holistic Supplier Management

Jaggaer

The latest Supply Chain Resilience Report published by the Business Continuity Institute in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) provides some fascinating insights. Transport network disruption (15.8%). This is an issue we discuss at some length in our recently published white paper, Holistic Supplier Management: Orchestrating the Procurement Function for Maximum Benefit. The greatest source of concern, according to 61.7%

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. Employ comprehensive solutions that support the entire source-to-settle process and create value for all parties involved in it. 2016 Supply Chain Trend #6: Procurement’s New (read Bigger) Role in the Supply Chain.

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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. Utilize 3D printing to product a compatible power source for a batch and find out. Download our eBook - Omni-Channel Retail – Top 3 Logistics Challenges. Our January blog post 3D Printing: Supply Chain Game Changer or New Risk for LSPs?

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. Logistics management Don’t Touch strategies start off with electronic connectivity across the end to end Supply Chain, powered by smart sensors, IoT tracking, GPS, Blockchain , and Transportation Management System (TMS) real time visibility. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

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. Read more about Kewill CustomsXchange by downloading the Kewill CustomsXchange datasheet. Download our press release announcing Kewill CustomsXchange.

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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. The Navisphere customer app can be downloaded for free at the Apple App Store on iTunes , Google Play and Amazon Marketplace. Transplace delivered more than 50 customer solutions in 2012 using the CombineNet sourcing technology, in industries including consumer goods, chemicals, manufacturing, and retail.

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The end of just-in-time?

EFT

Companies traditionally focused on optimizing inventory, leveraging offshore sourcing and just-in-time processes to reduce costs. The reality is that legacy transportation technology and the limitation of traditional supply chain practices are no longer enough to keep pace with the market,” says Bill Driegert, Head of Operations, Uber Freight. This is a natural evolution for procurement,” believes Lance Younger, Managing Director at INVERTO, BCG’s procurement and supply chain arm.

Integrated Planning: Is It Rubbish? Be Careful What You Ask For….

Supply Chain Shaman

I find most companies are good at pockets of planning–demand planning, supply planning, transportation planning, material planning or plant scheduling, but the flows are not connected. Each are good at localized planning within a focused area of demand, supply, network design, transportation planning, material sourcing or finite scheduling. The greatest value happens when companies can link across source, make and deliver.

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. Mock has nearly a decade of operational transportation experience.

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. Yet, shippers should consider using a transportation consolidation program, as explained in the previous blog post, to gain better control over freight stand and stay profitable as shipping rates continue to rise. Download Here. Reviewing the driver and carrier chosen for past infractions and track record of transporting full truckload shipments.

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. These can be shift in the channel, issues in manufacturing, increasing variability in transportation, or a shift in commodity prices.

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. Finalisation of the checkout process triggers the creation of a shipment and download of shipping labels via the last-mile delivery provider’s integrated platform. It’s time to start looking ahead again.

21 logistics experts share the most important ingredients in developing an effective logistics strategy

6 River Systems

Statista found that 73 percent of buyers and users of freight transportation and logistics services say the COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on their logistics and supply chain operations.

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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Delivering a Consumer Centric Supply Chain for Grocers – Part 4 of 4

BlueYonder

The disciplines of interest will include supply management, efficient order fulfillment, transportation and workforce. Effective management of inventory procurement and replenishment, especially in smaller footprints, will increasingly influence the consumer experience. Efficient Order Sourcing – As digital channels continue to increase in volume, grocers will need to embrace the newfound lead times to consider optimal sourcing mechanisms. Transportation Optimization.

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Shippers of Consumer Products Impacted Most by Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

Even giants like General Mills, Tyson Foods, and Campbell have reported strained budgets due to a rise in transportation costs over the past few months. A mix of weather-led constraints in 2017, a continual shortage of semi-truck drivers, and the enforcement of hours of service (HOS) rules with electronic logging devices ( ELDs ) have all accelerated a rise in transportation costs. Download eBook. Most all shippers have felt the recent tightening in capacity.

2018 Supply Chain Trends: Omnichannel, Customer Experience, & Regulations to Shape the Industry

Cerasis

Download ebook. The next generation simply is not interested in positions within the supply chain, so supply chain managers will need to take steps to attract new, fresh talent to their organizations, and since talent is key to effective procurement management, says Marc Wins of Procurement Academy, manufacturers will need to locate talent well-versed in digital technologies and systems to ensure a continuous flow of inbound products.

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

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. The concept is similar to downloading Apps i.e. applications to your iPhone from Apple Store. These Apps can be downloaded and implemented from a day to few minutes. It does away with difficult and costly upgrades, without any risk of source code modification. Procurement Blog. About Us. Contact Us.

Delivering a Consumer Centric Supply Chain for Grocers – Part 4 of 4

BlueYonder

The disciplines of interest will include supply management, efficient order fulfillment, transportation and workforce. Effective management of inventory procurement and replenishment, especially in smaller footprints, will increasingly influence the consumer experience. Efficient Order Sourcing – As digital channels continue to increase in volume, grocers will need to embrace the newfound lead times to consider optimal sourcing mechanisms. Transportation Optimization.

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

FLEXE

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. Negotiating and procuring separate 3PLs would have taken months, but with FLEXE, we were able to stand up facilities in a matter of weeks.”. Lull uses FLEXE for order fulfillment to their customers.

How webinars are creating value for marketers through COVID-19

EFT

. As experts in digital marketing, Eye for Transport or eft (a division of Reuters Events) seeks to unpack the best practices we've gained by organizing digital thought leadership products up till now. The supply chain market especially, alongside critical industries such as power plants, pharmaceuticals, public health and transport, is being counted on to work harder and leaner than ever before.

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. . Even when they are restarted, often transportation systems are not ready to support them.

Unilever Gains Visibility & Control Over the Most Unpredictable Spend Category

Jaggaer

Unilever’s relationship with JAGGAER goes all the way back to 1998 with what was then Unilever’s Transportation Business Center (TBC) in North America. Over time, this engagement has expanded globally and is still focused on one of the most testing categories of sourcing and contract management within procurement: transport and logistics. In 2019 the company decided to embark on a project to implement global dashboards for sourcing and contracting events.

Supply Chain Management:'Asset' in Enterprise Asset Management

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. The 90s and early 2000 witnessed a transition of EAM from a mere package dedicated to a Production class of Assets to wider portfolio including IT Assets, Transport Vehicles, Pipelines, Roads, Landscapes (yes, you have read correctly landscapes) etc. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38).

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.