Ivalua Selected by State of Maryland to Power ‘eMaryland Marketplace Advantage’ e-procurement system


Redwood City, CA March 14, 2019 – Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced that the State of Maryland has selected its Source-to-Pay platform to power a new statewide e-procurement system, eMaryland Marketplace Advantage.

Maryland Department of General Services Announces eMaryland Marketplace Advantage Goes Live


Maryland Department of General Services Office of State Procurement launches new e-procurement system. BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today announced the Office of State Procurement launched the state’s new e-procurement system eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA). With the addition of this e-procurement system, Maryland is taking a significant step forward in the way we do business,” said Governor Hogan. “I

Nitor and Ivalua Join Forces to Successfully Launch eMaryland Marketplace Advantage


Nitor, the leader in source-to-pay transformation, and Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud Solutions , announced the successful launch of the Maryland Department of General Services’ new e-procurement system, eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA), which deployed on schedule and on budget. We are honored to continue our work with the State of Maryland Office of Procurement to support their mission of transparency, quality and compliance”.

Is Powerloop Good for the Freight Business with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up on a produce farm in Maryland and that’s how I started truck driving. Like all innovations, I think having a “customer first” mentality is essential. download the audio file. [0:43] 0:43] Please tell us about your background.

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce


During the first phase of the US launch, a select number of consumers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington, D.C. The Kroger Co.

Rwanda Heads Technology Revolution in Africa

The Network Effect

It’s small (about the size of Maryland), landlocked, and mountainous. Rwanda is a tiny country in Africa, the fourth smallest to be exact, but one making giant strides in embracing the latest technology.

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How to Design the Right Solution in a Dynamic Transportation Environment

Talking Logistics

In this current dynamic transportation market, with roll-ups and business model shifts, the implementation of the future state will succeed with flexible, innovative, and adaptable people who own the success. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

If You Are Not a Step Ahead, You Are Behind.


A couple of weeks ago, ISM and Spend Matters had their first Eprocurement Technology Summit in Baltimore, Maryland on the Inner Harbor. Can I share suppliers a 3D sketch for accurate pricing, faster time to market, and help facilitate supplier collaboration in innovation?

Additive Manufacturing continues to Mature

Enterra Insights

“Where traditionally supply chains followed something like the SCOR model (plan, source, make, deliver, return), 3D printing is innovating that model and putting consumers in the driver’s seat.” 9] Staff, “ Next Generation 3D Printing Gets Boost from New Maryland Center ,” IndustryWeek , 6 July 2018 For nearly a decade, pundits have been touting the transformative effects of additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing).

Doing Business in Belgium


state of Maryland with 30,528 sq km of area. The new tax plan also includes incentives and other benefits designed to spark innovation, competitiveness and more private investment.

The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight


Freight innovation frequently focuses on moving data better – like visibility, eBookings , and the new generation of forwarders and brokers. The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight.

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I received a few questions yesterday about Indago , our new market research community for supply chain practitioners that benefits charities. The most common question was “What does Indago mean?”. Indago is a Latin word that means “to investigate, search out, try to find/procure by seeking.”.

5 Facts About American Manufacturing & 3 Reasons to Work In Manufacturing


Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt is on the Advisory Board of the National Alliance for Jobs and Innovation (NAFJI). And in June of 2013, Fast Company, a magazine about innovation, featured Marlin Steel in an article titled " The Road To Resilience: How Unscientific Innovation Saved Marlin Steel." Greenblatt realized—just in time—that even wire baskets could be innovative. was Innovation.

Smart Cities Emerge Where the Digital World Meets the Physical World

Enterra Insights

Lewis, a professor emeritus of architecture at the University of Maryland, observes, “Many urban planners, artificial intelligence researchers, civil engineers and public officials aspire to create ‘smart’ cities. Innovation gurus have taught that principle for years. She adds, “Taking a holistic view of what it means to create smart infrastructure will also lead to more jobs and innovation.”

Our 4 Favorite Summer Supply Chain Reads


Co-authored by a trio of SCM experts from the University of Maryland in 2010, X-SCM is an examination of how international companies are able to thrive in today's unpredictable, hazardous business world.