Fri.Jul 05, 2019

The expanding scope of procurement analytics: Some initial thoughts


Procurement analytics, which supports decision making in procurement management, typically handles problems and decisions that are related to cost reduction, supplier management, cost modeling, procurement-led innovation, market strategies, supply chain risk, and stakeholder value improvement (Handfield, Jeong, and Choi 2019). As the domain of procurement management expands and the enabling technology for procurement analytics evolves, the scope of procurement analytics will also expand.

Farewell Marketing Funnel

Enterra Insights

The digital age has empowered consumers with unprecedented access to information and provided them with a digital path to purchase that makes the traditional marketing funnel anachronistic. Australian business consultant Mark Hocknell ( @mark_hocknell ) writes, “Yes that’s right — The Funnel that is used by some of the best marketing organizations on the planet — has long passed its use-by date.”[1]

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The ‘Close’


The ‘Close’ by Catch-22 Transportation Management Software Corporation. “So So there you have it folks. It’s the most amazing Transportation Management Software system on the planet today.

The Top Freight Podcasts of 2019 So Far


Today we come to the finale of our annual series during the first week of July, coinciding with Independence Day on July 4th to highlight the top supply chain, logistics, & freight podcasts as published by Cerasis in 2019 on “The Freight Project Podcast.”

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

How Retailers Can Make The Most Of The Now Economy

BluJay Solutions

It is no secret that customer experience is driving the retail evolution and constantly creating new challenges to serve. In today’s world, retailers are expected to know who their customers are, what they want, and how to reach them in a fast and cost-effective manner.

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Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

Rick Faulk, CEO Locus Robotics. As the CEO of Locus Robotics, I often get asked a very simple question by supply chain executives, operators, analysts, press and investors. Is deploying robotics to automate piece picking for fulfillment operations at an inflection point? My answer is “absolutely not.”

RELEX Wins Twice at Retail Systems Awards 2019

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. The company shares Technology Project of the Year award with in-flight retailer Tourvest and Supply Chain and Logistics Award with two Nordic retailers.

Axway Family Day in Paris


Our first Little Griffins IMAGINE Summit is also known as “Axway Family Day” took place in our Paris, La Defense office in France. During this event, our colleagues brought their adorable children to the office to show what their parents … Events Life at Axway innovation

Evans Celebrates Its 90th Year

3PL Insights

This year marks Evans Distribution Systems’ 90 th anniversary. Evans was established in 1929 and has a history of providing integrated logistics solutions in Michigan and throughout the Midwest.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Axway Connect DE brings AMPLIFY front and center (German translation provided)


Axway Connect DE took place on June 27th in Frankfurt, Germany. Customer speeches and industry experts were on hand to present to the attendees. As a main point of discussion, the topic of hybrid integration platform AMPLIFY™ was covered.