10 Key Logistics & Procurement Supply Chain Practices to Know and Master to Reduce Spend.

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However, following these 10 practices can help you learn how to reduce spend in the procurement supply chain. As a result, an external benchmarking tool , explains Olga Rissin of CHAINalytics , offers the benefits of reducing internal spend and accessing outside data, which further drives competitive advantage and lower spend in managing the procurement supply chain. However, 48 to 72 hours would be an ideal lead time, reports Steve Raetz of Logistics Viewpoints.

Why Transportation Procurement is More than an Event

Talking Logistics

The shift began, and in procurement we saw an increase in bid activity that has continued into 2019. Transportation Procurement: Things to Keep in Mind. Today, whether you’re managing procurement events or working with a partner that manages the service on your behalf, here are some things to keep in mind. The post Why Transportation Procurement is More than an Event appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Supply Chain Event 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Event 2016. Supply Chain Event is the cutting-edge trade event of the year, presenting new solutions and technologies to optimize operations for an audience of 3000 supply chain managers and project officers. In today’s era of logistics 4.0, Date: 22-23 November, 2016. Location: Paris Porte de Versailles – Pav. 8, Paris (FR). Organisation: Reed Expositions France. URL: www.supplychain-event.com.

50th Symposium Procurement and Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

50 th Symposium Procurement and Logistics. en/all-events-en/50th-symposium-purchasing-and-logistics/. . This year we are celebrating two important anniversaries: for 50 years the symposium has been THE meeting place for buyers, logistics experts and Supply Chain Managers for exchanging information about current trends in their fields and networking with colleagues. German Association Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics).

YP@Airbus – International event 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Young Professionals should begin as early as possible to gain knowledge in the fields of possibilities for procurement and logistics. Therefore the Association Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) invites Young Professionals to an international top event on 6 September 2016 at Airbus in Hamburg. Date: September 6, 2016. Venue: Airbus Operations GmbH, Hamburg (D). Organisation: BME. URL: www.bme.de/yp@airbus. yp@airbus.

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Speed, Collaboration and Innovation – Key Words for the New Procurement Decade

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Competitors or new market entrants can use it to attack you these days – you don’t need a chain of retail shops on the high street, just a good idea, a great website and an outsourced logistics operation. What does this mean for procurement and supplier management? That’s not something many procurement professionals traditionally consider. . The post Speed, Collaboration and Innovation – Key Words for the New Procurement Decade appeared first on Ivalua.

Overview of European supply chain events 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Supply Chain Movement helps you along with an overview of the most important European supply chain events in 2015. Event. 14th annual Cool Chain & Controlled Room Temperature Logistics Europe. Vector Event. Richmond Events. SCL Event UK. Global Business Events. 13th annual supply chain standard Logistics & Supply Chain Conference. Quadimension events.

Overview of European supply chain events 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Supply Chain Movement helps you along with an overview of the most important European supply chain events in 2016. Event. 14th annual Cool Chain & Controlled Room Temperature Logistics Europe. 17th European Logistics CIO Forum. Quadimension Events. Vector Event. Richmond Events. Customer Returns Management & Logistics. Vector Event. TOC-Events.

3rd CEE Procurement & Supply Forum

Supply Chain Movement

3rd CEE Procurement & Supply Forum. en/all-events/cee/. How to effectively identify and benefit from these potentials will be the main focus of the 3rd CEE Procurement & Supply Forum. Download the brochure>> Register now >> Events BME CEE Central Europe Eastern Europe event Forum innovation logistics Procurement sourcing supply chainDate: 19 October, 2016. Venue: Prague, Czech Republic. Organisation: BME Verband.

Procurement and Suppliers on the Same Page: How to Craft an Effective Terms & Conditions Sales Document

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Editor's Note: Today's blog is the second part of Chuck Intrieri's series on how procurement and suppliers can avoid issues with their contracts. Procurement and suppliers often assume that small print is highly complicated legal jargon that is both boring and largely irrelevant. It Would Benefit Both Procurement and Suppliers To Write in a Clear, Friendly, and Organized Manner. Procurement

Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Supply Chain Movement helps you along with an overview of the most important European supply chain events in 2014. Event. Procurement Transformation Summit. SCL Event. Global Business Events. WTG Events. GTR Events. Management Events. Logistics & Supply Chain Conference. Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain. Quadimension events.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

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Wondering where to find the leading events in your local area? EazyStock has complied a new list of the top 2019 Supply Chain events that you can’t afford to miss. These events will inspire you with valuable ideas and will introduce you to interesting business networks. These events provide great opportunities to develop your supply chain efficiency and keep your business one step ahead.

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Does Your Company Have A Solid Transportation Procurement Strategy?

Logistics Viewpoints

The logistics marketplace is dynamic and demands attention to truly optimize and enable strategic advantage. Supply Chain professionals have a tremendous amount of demands and pressures to be aware of and transportation procurement is one of those pressures. There is a need, a growing need to drive better performance and outcomes from sourcing events. Procurement/Sourcing Transportation Transportation Management Systems transportation sourcing

Procurement Leading Pharmaceutical Companies Through the Pandemic

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From early on in the Covid-19 pandemic , and for pretty obvious reasons , procurement in healthcare and pharmaceuticals has been in the spotlight like never before. The post Procurement Leading Pharmaceutical Companies Through the Pandemic appeared first on Jaggaer.

Tips for Effectively Managing E-Commerce Logistics

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Yet, as few as 33 percent of shippers have taken advantage of a transportation management system (TMS), reports Michael of Levans of Logistics Management. In order to manage e-commerce logistics and maintain cost efficiency, shippers need to know the challenges in managing e-commerce logistics, how a TMS can help, and a few tips to streamline the process. What Are the Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Logistics? E-Commerce Logistics

51st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

51st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics. en/all-events/51st-symposium-purchasing-and-logistics/. Benefit from the 51 st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics and learn how to turn exclusive insights into successful actions. Europe’s biggest congress for procurement, logistics and supply chain professionals awaits you. Networking at the evening events. Date: 9 – 11 November 2016. Venue: InterContinental Berlin, Germany. Organisation: BME Verband.

European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit 2015

Supply Chain Movement

European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit 2015. Organizer: WTG Events. The European Supply Chain and Logistics Summit is Europe’s most established supply chain and logistics summit. Quite simply, this is the must-attend event for senior Supply Chain and Logistics professionals. As a delegate, you will benefit from: 30+ hours of networking opportunities with 500+ senior supply chain and logistics professionals.

Want better supplier adoption of your procurement portal? Start by asking your own sales staff.

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A good portion of the value provided by automating procurement and payables processes comes from the labor and cost savings generated from fewer errors and less manual work. The procurement portal has to have enough transactional volume running thru it. For companies of this size and influence, supplier adoption of the procurement portal simply becomes a criteria for inclusion in the company’s approved vendor list (AVL).

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

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Organiser: Clarion Events. Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. Exhibitors at Multimodal represent every logistics sector – road, rail, aviation, maritime, warehousing, storage services. Events Clarion Events distribution managers event freight transport logistics Multimodal NEC Birmingham procurement directors shipping managers Supply Chain Directors traffic managers

On Your Radar: Important Logistics Trends and Outlook for 2016

Talking Logistics

In a highly-dynamic business environment, it’s critically important for supply chain and logistics executives to keep a pulse on what’s happening in the industry. Bid Season : How do you plan and execute a successful procurement event? The post On Your Radar: Important Logistics Trends and Outlook for 2016 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Robinson Jason Luedtke risk management transportation management transportation procurement

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European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit 2014

Supply Chain Movement

European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit 2014. Organisation: WTG Events. The European Supply Chain and Logistics Summit has established itself as one of the leading meetings of its kind in the world. Designed for and built in conjunction with senior supply chain and logistics leaders from multiple regions and industries, the event will provide a mix of expert case studies, interactive debate and in depth topic master classes.

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End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Organiser: Event Strategies. Providing significant insights across manufacturing, procurement, and operations within a wide-range of sectors, the full day conference will once again bring the biggest and best speakers to show you how our ever changing supply chains are moving into the future. This interactive and insightful event is not to be missed. End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016. Date: 28 September 2016. Venue: Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. URL: www.supply-chain.ie/index.php.

SCRC Meeting: Closing the Gap Between Marketing and Procurement

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” This session captures the essence of what I believe is wrong with procurement’s relationship with sales. It’s about time that we re-think the sales-procurement relatinship. During this same period, rapidly shifting demand and global events have led to the recognition that response velocity is the key ingredient for managing uncertainty in global supply chains. However, technology and governance over procurement decisions are only part of the story.

Why Collaboration in Logistics Is the Future

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How often do you think about collaboration in logistics? To that end, shippers, freight brokers, logistics service providers (LSPs), third-party logistics providers (3PLs), and carriers need to know why collaboration in logistics is the future of all successful supply chain strategies. Buyers see the event as a zero-sum game, and they grow hostile, willing to sacrifice their own efficiency in the hopes of beating their competitors. Collaboration Logistics

Fit for Growth 2016

Supply Chain Movement

en/all-events/fit-for-growth/. In cooperation with the companies Dräxlmaier and Stabi lus, the Association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) is organizing the first German-Romanian Supplier Dialogue Fit for Growth on 24 November 2016 in Bucharest, Romania. Fit for Growth combines information, know-how transfer, networking and B2Bpossibilities into a unique event. Services, logistics & packaging. Fit for Growth 2016.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

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The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. This is the experts’ selection – but if we had to choose just one, our go-to read is the fast-rising WSJ Daily Logistics Report. Ti Logistics Briefing.

Inbound logistics requirements for the new automotive supply chain

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Today I want to discuss inbound logistics requirements. Earlier we discussed the fact that the “procure to pay” business transaction cycle includes transportation events such as tendering, pick up, in transit, dock scheduling and deliver along with full track and trace. Thus similar to EDI, logistics needs to be considered part of the transactional flow, not a separate set of functions to be integrated. Automobile Auto automotive demand-driven logistics

Can an AI put together your procurement better than you?

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GoExpedi, a procurement solutions and supply chain management provider, has announced the initial release of predictive ordering capabilities for its e-commerce and company management platforms. GoExpedi says that as users engage on the platform, data is collected, fed into GoExpedi's AI algorithms and analysed. This analysis provides not only product recommendations and quantity estimates to its end users but it says it can identify order abnormalities in an effort to curb human error.

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Benchmark and Bid Your Carrier Rates

Talking Logistics

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, understanding how your company’s procurement strategy and results compare with industry peers is critical. Whether you need to inform management that your performance is superior or has improved, or identify opportunities in the procurement process to drive additional economic value – there is no better time to benchmark and bid your carrier rates than now. We believe there is no such thing as a bad outcome from a benchmark event.

Streamlining the Transportation Procurement Process

Talking Logistics

In this episode, Shanon Hart, VP of Product Marketing at MercuryGate , shares insight and advice on transportation procurement. How are companies managing their transportation procurement process today? If your transportation operations include TL, LTL, parcel, and ocean, how should you structure your procurement process? What are the most critical factors for success in planning and executing a procurement event?

Creating Carrier Partnerships is Key to Procurement Success

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s been a busy year for procurement events. Guest Commentary Logistics Outsourcing Logistics Service Providers Procurement Procurement/Sourcing Transportation carriers transportation procurementA lot of shippers are realigning their rates and commitments with their carriers in what has been a “soft” market. This has proved cost effective with shippers reducing their rates between 5 and 15 percent.

The 3PL Industry is Suffering from Gresham’s Law

Talking Logistics

Earlier this year in Procuring Logistics Services is Not the Same as Buying Paper Clips , I wrote about an issue that continues to negatively affect 3PL-customer relationships: Procurement organizations looking to shift more and more risk on third-party logistics providers — while, of course, also demanding lower costs. Procuring logistics services is not the same as buying paper clips, yet that’s how many procurement organizations approach it.”.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018)

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Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team raised $58,706 this season — a new record! Simply put, without your support, this audacious dream I had three years ago to form a logistics cycling team to support JDRF wouldn’t have come true. Okay, turning the corner, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon offers free shipping on all orders for the holidays (CNN).

The State of Sustainable Procurement: What to Expect in 2019

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What does this momentum tell us about the state of sustainability this year – and what does the current landscape specifically mean for procurement teams? At the same time, fuel price volatility is disrupting the logistics and transport of products. Together, these events set the scene for tension and volatility throughout the supply chain. We’re still very early into 2019 and all signs point to an interesting year ahead.

Loyalty, Partnership, and Collaboration: Three Ingredients for Transportation Procurement Success

Talking Logistics

Is there an equivalent process or approach companies should take before engaging in a transportation procurement engagement? “In How are those ingredients infused throughout the transportation procurement process? Then post a question or comment and share your perspective on the key ingredients to enabling a successful transportation procurement event.