Visibility, Analytics & Intelligence: Get full transparency on your supply chain, not just in times of crisis!

SupplyOn

SupplyOn Analytics links internal and external information – thus ensuring visibility and a robust, crisis-proof supply chain Planning, purchasing, logistics and transport management are traditionally separate processes, typically located in different departments. The suppliers operate in their own systems, as does the transport service provider. What, when, in what quantity and at what time is to be delivered usually remains unclear until goods receipt.

VMI system goes live at Fokker Aerostructures

Supply Chain Movement

VIBA Aerospace Products and Services in the Netherlands and Peerless Aerospace Fastener Corporation, a distributor of aerospace fasteners based in Farmingdale (NY), went live with their Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) of special fasteners at Fokker Aerostructures covering several programs.

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Artificial Intelligence to Improve Decision-Making in Procurement

Jaggaer

The Gartner research note published in September 2018, entitled “ The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Procurement Software Applications ” argues that while the benefits of such automation are significant, they are not able to deliver sustainable competitive advantage.

How to Use Big Data Analytics to Drive Business Value in Procurement Forward (Part 1)

Jaggaer

JAGGAER InsideSpend Thought leadership Series – In this blog series, we profile leaders in the procurement industry. We hope their insights and experiences inspire you to achieve greatness in procurement. A conversation with Walter Charles, Chief Procurement Officer at Biogen. . Procurement Trends in Manufacturing. Q: What are the big trends in manufacturing? But it takes time, knowledge, and tools to be able to do that.

3 Questions to Ask Before Developing Your Strategic Procurement Strategy

AFFLINK

There’s a tipping point where supply chain management is no longer enough: You need strategic procurement. Single-source procurement is efficient, but it’s also risky. And it’s not just the raw materials you need to manufacture your products.

Why Procurement Simplified Is Much More than a Slogan

Jaggaer

Deloitte’s 2019 Global CPO Survey identifies the key challenges that procurement professionals are struggling to tackle. The complex role of the chief procurement officer (CPO) now faces emerging economic and political risks in every direction they turn — and they feel pressured to cut costs along the way,” writes Deloitte. 481 procurement leaders from 35 countries took part, representing organizations with a combined annual turnover of US$5 trillion.

Create a Responsive Supply Chain to Handle Peaks and Lulls!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Creating a Responsive Supply Chain in advance of the peak shopping season is a no-brainer. While the season is usually described as the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, responsive processes have a lasting effect. Better use of data in preparation for the next surge.

How To Differentiate With A Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Program!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This is clearly not the case in the world of supplier management. All suppliers are not created equally and they should all be managed with this distinction in mind. In any SRP approach, there are multiple levels of management engaged in the process. Subscribe Here!

Supply Chain Impacts of an Increasingly Protectionist World!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Yet we have for a long time been a global economy with unprecedented levels of international trade and commerce. So how do we manage the Supply Chain in the face of this political myopia? I was interviewing for a job in a company which was expanding globally. Subscribe Here!

Will Your Supply Chain Sink or Swim in the Digital Age?

OneSCM

This is especially relevant for high-tech industry manufacturers who must fight to keep their head above water as new competition floods the marketplace and long-time competitors diversify their product lines in an attempt to remain relevant. Technology research firm Gartner, Inc.

Supply Chain Orchestration: 5 Ways Your Business Benefits

OneSCM

As a result, supply chains of every size and in every industry are struggling to make heads from tails of the data that is being captured, managed and even analyzed. This makes them highly dependent on the quality intelligence only accessible in an SCO-powered supply chain.

Supply Chain Orchestration: 5 Ways Your Business Benefits

OneSCM

As a result, supply chains of every size and in every industry are struggling to make heads from tails of the data that is being captured, managed and even analyzed. This makes them highly dependent on the quality intelligence only accessible in an SCO-powered supply chain.

5 ways ERP improves inventory visibility in your supply chain

OptiProERP

It helps organizations understand how much inventory is available, at what location , and at any given point of time. Whether it is about inventory in transit, in a warehouse or in distribution centers, visibility is a must. Increased efficiency and better use of time.

Understanding Supply Chain Management

SupplyPike

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a systematic and controlled procurement operation. Procurement usually comprises a diverse range of suppliers chosen according to a conceived ability to supply merchandise at the right price. In general, suppliers should try to keep this above the 98.5%

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Will Your Supply Chain Sink or Swim in this Digital Age?

OneSCM

Economic instability, an increase in competition and the globalization of sourcing partners have compelled manufacturers to seriously consider the viability of – or lack of – existing operational technologies and ultimately embrace a slew of new digital technologies that provide direct visibility into every aspect of their supply chain. That means materials sourcing, procurement, production, and shipping lead times are even shorter.

Covid-19 Building resilience and recovery

Proxima

You don’t need us to tell you about how tragic or volatile these times are. As the world’s best procurement consultancy, we need to stand up, tell you what we know about keeping procurement functions, businesses and supply chains moving. Now is your time to do it.

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In 1984, US Apparel Industry created the task force called " Crafted With Pride in the U.S.A. The result showed that materials were in the warehouse or in transit as long as 40 weeks! In 2004, Kasra Ferdows, Michael A.

Data Driven Logistics: Using Visibility for Better Customer Experience

20Cube Logistics

This helps organisations achieve efficiency and cost-effectiveness, helping them transform their supply chain processes by better forecasting and procurement planning. . The captured data comes in use to analyse the trends and predict demand. Efficiency lies in improvisation.

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Building the Business Case for Supply Chain Risk Management

Cerasis

Imagine you’re an executive of a large international business who has just discovered an excellent opportunity of entering a new exciting market just in time when your product design team has developed a perfect product for that market. Next, your target audience in that market is super demanding both in terms of the price and quality. In other words, making money on that market requires some serious planning and perfect execution.

4 Ways Supply Chain Management Has a Higher Purpose

Kinaxis

My wife talked to her in a calm voice, told her what she needs to do for the night to keep the fever under control, and advised the mother to bring her toddler to the clinic the next morning. One wellness visit, one infection cured, one disease diagnosed at a time, she is making a difference.

Update Your Outdated Supply Chain in 1 Step

AFFLINK

So let’s take a look at what strategic procurement really is and why it’s so important. What is Strategic Procurement? Strategic procurement focuses on the supply chain as a whole and uses costs and other metrics to identify – and then capitalize on – opportunities for improvement.

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

Jaggaer

Define your procurement response strategy. Just-in-time delivery of finished goods and components has been put under tremendous strain. This in turn could put logistics under pressure at companies like Amazon.

7 Traits of Great Supply Chain Leader: A Case Study of Tim Cook

Supply Chain Opz

Some supply chain leaders now take the helm at the world''s leading companies like Apple Inc, Wal-Mart and Tesco in UK as the CEOs. Background According to the book " Steve Jobs " by Walter Isaacson, Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997.

What are the 3 Decision Rules for Inventory Control?

Unleashed

Determining these in the context of inventory control will help organisations to establish protocols that will govern how they can then deliver on customer expectations. The main objective of inventory control is to reduce procurement costs as much as possible while managing the holding costs to keep inventory stock on your shelves. In addition to selling inventory at the right price to cover these ordering and carrying costs. Effective inventory control is a process.

How Process Visibility from Cloud ERP Incentivizes Faster Payment

OptiProERP

Invested in additional assets . Paid out in dividends to shareholders. Manufacturers and distributors live or die by real-time data. Full visibility into every part of your business helps you incentivize customers to pay faster in a variety of ways. .

The Evolution of Supply Chain is Becoming Patient-Centric

DynaSys

These businesses are realizing tremendous breakthroughs in innovation and related increases in market share. Beyond the realization of decreased healthcare costs, patients are seeing improved results in treating their disease or recovery time from major surgery.

Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

Jaggaer

As public health epidemiologists warn that the coronavirus epidemic is far worse than earlier envisaged and that other countries should consider tough containment measures similar to those imposed in China, the likely human cost of the outbreak is enormous.

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Update Your Outdated Supply Chain in 1 Step

AFFLINK

So let’s take a look at what strategic procurement really is and why it’s so important. What is Strategic Procurement? Strategic procurement focuses on the supply chain as a whole and uses costs and other metrics to identify – and then capitalize on – opportunities for improvement.

$1.9 Trillion warehouse market growing strongly driven by emerging markets

EFT

The global market for warehousing is currently growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6 – 8%, according to Beroe Inc, a procurement intelligence firm. The maturity of the e-commerce industry has led to an increase in demand for warehouse space from 3PLs across the globe.

Group Purchasing Organizations: More Than a Healthcare Opportunity

AFFLINK

In fact, according to the Healthcare Supply Chain Association , 96-98% of hospitals in the U.S. As GPOs start playing an important role in supply chain services for all industries, you need the right information to stay ahead of the curve. That’s where a GPO comes in handy.

Supplier Data Comes of Age: The Benefits of Knowing Your Suppliers

HICX Solutions

Just who are my suppliers ? In an era when businesses ask so much more of their suppliers – a topic we will explore later – it seems strange that many tolerate such confusion over who their suppliers actually are.

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How Accounting Visibility from Cloud ERP Improves Cash Flow

OptiProERP

In the series, we also cover how cloud ERP helps manufacturers deliver a best-in-class customer experience and drive companywide value through adoption and digitization. Invested in additional assets . Paid out in dividends to shareholders.

How an Inefficient Supply Chain can kill an FMCG Business?

Abivin

Managing supply chain is getting more complex and sophisticated in the global context. Take the most regularly used practices as an example, just-in-time or low-cost country sourcing are no longer appropriate for contemporary concerns. As stated in A.T.

Ways to think about the Supply Chain of the Future: Artificial Intelligence

Techgistics

And, it’s not just startups that are getting in the mix, it’s established global players like Amazon, Walmart, IBM, Alibaba, DHL, UPS, Merck, WiseTech Global, XPO Logistics and many more that are driving new technologies forward. Smartphones put a computer in everyone’s pocket or purse.

What’s The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management? (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. As a recruitment firm with over a decade of experience specialized in this area, we figure we’d weigh in! Check out the Infographic below, where we dive into the topic in more detail!