Squirrelling Away – How panic buying is affecting the supply chain

All Things Supply Chain

Scared that their Government is, if it hasn’t already, going to implement a military style “total lockdown” to… General Procurement Management Supply Chain Management coronavirus procurement management supply chain management

Ethics in Procurement – Simple, but Not Always Easy

Logistics Bureau

If you have not yet tackled the question of ethics in procurement, now is a great time to start. It does not matter whether you are a procurement professional, internal customer, external customer, senior executive, or supplier. Ethical Procurement: Some Scenarios to Consider.

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Does Canada Need a Chief Logistics Officer?

Supply Chain Network

All of the above types of services could also benefit from closer scrutiny and elimination of redundancy, standardization and joint procurement activities and practices.

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Eworld Procurement & Supply, 24th September 2019, London

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The Ivalua team will be returning to eWorld Procurement & Supply in London. Procurement and Supply Chain Leaders – to transform your SRM you need to understand your Procurement maturity (Beginner, Expert or Advanced), and what you are looking for from each supplier relationship.

The Future of the Chief Procurement Officer … Is Already Here!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Procurement? Kodiak Rating’s CTO was recently in attendance at a Procurement Leaders event held in London, titled DITx?—?Data As written by Procurement Leaders, “DITx is Europe’s ONLY event specifically designed for procurement professionals wanting to capitalize on a whole new set of opportunities that disrupt yet provide new transformative, value adding capabilities” ( Procurement Leaders 2017 ). Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Procurement Leaders Blog Post: Cross-Functional Teaming is Easier Said Then Done

NC State SCRC

Continuing my reporting of the Procurement Leaders meeting in Miami, I sat in on a very interesting session that included three professionals from very different walks of life: Captain Harry Thetford – Defense Logistics Agency.

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Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

On page 286, it said that Dr. William Muller who was the first public instructor of military science at the University of Gottingen, planned to launch the book named "T he Elements of the Art of War ". Basically, the reporter explained about the conditions of military deployment.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Shipping Managers, Procurement Directors, Distribution Managers, Traffic Managers, Logistics Directors, SCM Directors, Sourcing Managers, Transport Managers and Supply Chain Directors from: Major High Street and Online Retailers. Government/Military. Events Clarion Events distribution managers event freight transport logistics Multimodal NEC Birmingham procurement directors shipping managers Supply Chain Directors traffic managers Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014.

So Your Supply Chain is Banning Bangladesh….and Going to Cambodia?: “The Ugliest Race to the Bottom”

Supply Chain View from the Field

In Thailand, workers at a factory producing Nike apparel were forced by military personnel allegedly hired by the manufacturer to sign a petition allowing them to be paid less than the minimum wage of $4 a day. I think most of us can afford to pay $1 more for that “Mickey Mouse” or “Just Do It” t-shirt…… Corporate Social Responsibility Labor and Human Rights in the Supply Chain Procurement Sustainability Supply Chain Management Sustainability

Paris 2020 – EN – ASA

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Earlier, Alex was a founding member of Zeborg (acquired by Emptoris) where he developed vertical procurement applications. Military Academy at West Point and an international M.B.A. Alex Saric CMO.

Ferrari: Under the Hood

ToolsGroup

The reading audience is global, and spans a wide variety of roles: procurement, supply chain strategy and planning, product management, logistics and transportation, customer service, and others. military.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms.

Apply Yourself to Everything You Do

Supply Chain Nation

Donna joined the military in her 20s after deciding that she wanted to serve her country. She shares with us her experience in the military, and what Veterans Day means to her. SCN: What branch of the military did you serve? SCN: How did your military service shape your life?

The History of Supply Chain Management! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Operations Research began when scientists demonstrated the value of analytics in the study of military logistics problems in the 1940s as a result of the complex requirements of World War II. SCM #SupplyChain #Business #Leadership #Logistics #Distribution #History #Procurement.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

With 40 percent of GSK’s carbon footprint coming from the procurement of raw materials, the company recognised that tackling its own emissions wouldn’t be enough to reduce its carbon footprint – it would need to support suppliers to do the same.

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GovShop a new way to buy for government supply managers

NC State SCRC

Governments purchase nearly $10 Trillion in goods and services to address critical needs in supporting infrastructure such as technology, construction, public services, military deployment, and countless other products and services that we rely on to keep the machinery of civilization working. If you are in public procurement, you definitely need to check out Gov Shop!

The American Revolution and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

From time immemorial, military leaders have recognized the importance of wartime logistics. The work of procurement and supply chain professionals continues to make the world go around, just as it did [242] years ago: connecting people with finished goods and turning raw materials into desirable products.” Today in America, we commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

Evaluating Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

” In other words, just like military personnel, they need good situational awareness. Roy Anderson ( @procureguyvp ), Chief Procurement Officer and Digital Transformation Officer at Tradeshift, insists, “Sixty years of relative stability in global trade encouraged businesses to build efficient but highly rigid supply chains that minimize cost but make it difficult to adapt quickly.”[4].

Trends—September 2014

Inbound Logistics

'OSHA issues updates to its Hazard Communication Standard; HP’s Dave Thomas addresses the importance of data quality; Ohio Trucking Association debuts military exhibition class at truck driving competition; Companies fail to use procurement in a strategic way; Shippers planning ahead for labor disruptions.'

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Apply Yourself to Everything You Do

Supply Chain Nation

Donna joined the military in her 20s after deciding that she wanted to serve her country. She shares with us her experience in the military, and what Veterans Day means to her. SCN: What branch of the military did you serve? SCN: How did your military service shape your life?

It’s All About the Logistics

Enterra Insights

Sun Tzu, the famous Chinese general, military strategist, writer, and philosopher who lived in the 6th century BC, wrote, “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.” He was hired as a purchasing agent and was directed to obtain some procurement training at a local certificate mill.[1]

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

Some of the many issues that undergo different social and political debates include guns, the use of military force, sugar water, cigarettes, fatty food, and many other issues.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Companies have been in a “wait and see” mode for the last three to six months with regard to this, and now their procurement and supply chain leadership are being forced to find new and creative ways to handle the purchasing and movement of goods on a global scale.

Supply Chain Risk Management Requires Pre-crisis Preparation

Enterra Insights

A global survey focusing on cost, risk, and the evolving role of procurement in today’s supply chains conducted by riskmethods concluded reactive supply chain risk is no longer viable.[2] This goes to show the larger strategic role that procurement leaders are being tasked with, and suggests that reactive risk management is becoming less viable.” This is a huge blind spot for procurement teams and businesses in avoiding and mitigating major disruptions.”

Trends—September 2014

Inbound Logistics

OSHA issues updates to its Hazard Communication Standard; HP’s Dave Thomas addresses the importance of data quality; Ohio Trucking Association debuts military exhibition class at truck driving competition; Companies fail to use procurement in a strategic way; Shippers planning ahead for labor disruptions

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

Influences include military commander experience and Kaizen (Japanese philosophy of constant improvement). Bob Ferrari, researcher and founder of the Ferrari Group, regularly publishes articles about technology, supply chain management, procurement and risk management.

Procurious Webinar, September 3, 2019

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For almost 30 years prior to joining Ivalua, Steve has worked as a Senior Product owner and Business Director in organisations selling procurement solutions into the Public and Private sectors. Event Type: Webinar in partnership with Procurious. Speaker: Steve Carter.

Technologies are changing the Logistics Picture

Enterra Insights

Supply chain professionals are like the military’s special forces. In another article, Nahata predicts, “By 2021, 25% of large global companies will be piloting or using artificial intelligence automation in transactional procurement.”[5] Each day they battle to beat competitors while simultaneously trying to win the hearts and minds of customers.

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

Whether it is access to data, maneuvering around competing innovation objectives, tracking down actual factory-floor operators, or involving oft-neglected procurement groups, there are internal bottlenecks everywhere.

Supply Chain Management in a VUCA World

Enterra Insights

Anyone who has served in the armed forces knows the military loves its acronyms. For years the military has used the acronym VUCA to describe what, in wartime, is often referred to as the fog of war.

The 7 Industrial Data Myths Preventing Your Operations From More Profitability and Productivity

ThroughPut

If the answer is yes, it’s time to get procurement involved. Over the years, ThroughPut has amassed a wealth of experience around creating value from industrial data.

Are You Afraid that Stakeholders Will Think You Are a Dummy if You Ask Too Many Questions?

EC Sourcing Group

If you want stakeholders to buy in to your procurement process you may need to ask some “dumb” questions. New materials that are stronger than steel and transparent could dramatically change military and construction applications.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market

Cerasis

It is also defined as the procurement, maintenance, distribution, and replacement of personnel and material. The United States military ensured that the services and supplies were provided at the right time and at the right place. This also gave birth to several military logistics techniques which are still in use in a more advanced form.

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Top eCommerce marketplaces in Philippines

Vinculum

The Philippines, an archipelagic nation doused by national debt, military coups and national disasters through the 80s and 90s, has bounced back stoically as one of Asia’s evolving markets. specializes in procuring products that are unavailable in the country.