Insights from New York City’s Procurement Transformation

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Modernizing Procurement At City Of New York

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WEBINAR: Procurement Key Issues 2019 with The Hackett Group, 26th March 2019, New York 11:00am / London 4:00pm / Paris 5:00pm

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Modernizing Procurement At City Of New York

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7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

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In the last decade, many companies, especially those with manufacturing operations, have evolved direct materials sourcing from an administrative function to a strategic procurement process. The embodiment of this transformation is the chief procurement officer, an increasingly common title for executives that strategically source goods and services. As a strategic process, transportation procurement may still seem very tedious and challenging.

Ivalua and Axbility Consulting partner to help companies create value through successful procurement transformation

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Axbility Consulting, a subsidiary of Ivalua European partner Axys Consultants, reinforces Ivalua’s capabilities to empower today’s Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders. Axbility Consulting, headquartered in New York City, is the North American subsidiary of Axys Consultants, a major player in management consulting with 215 consultants with an annual turnover of $31 million.

Believe It Or Not, Procurement Impacts Every Single Person

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If you live in a city, state or country, which everybody does, your life and the lives of your family and friends is impacted directly by Procurement. No, I’m not referring to the Procurement department of your company (although, if Ivalua has anything to do about it, there are lots of interesting things happening there too). I’m talking about the organizations responsible for Procurement at the City, County or State level. Vishal Patel, VP Product Marketing, Ivalua.

Corporate Sustainability: Why Procurement Should Pave the Way

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According to a recent New York Times article , 181 CEOs jointly released a statement on “the purpose of a corporation.” Procurement is at the core of many companies’ efforts to increase green practices. ” For many organizations, green procurement is something of a wouldn’t-it-be-nice idea. The post Corporate Sustainability: Why Procurement Should Pave the Way appeared first on Jaggaer.

Procurement Digitization: The Key To Price Transparency And Healthcare Transformation

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For example, approximately 85 percent of upstate New York hospitals operate at a loss. The initiative included the deployment of an innovative e-procurement platform to enable full digitization of their supply chain processes, transforming their procurement and account payable processes into virtually paperless operations. The post Procurement Digitization: The Key To Price Transparency And Healthcare Transformation appeared first on Ivalua.

New Report Reveals 5 Trends Reshaping Government Procurement

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National survey of state procurement officials finds states are moving toward a more modern approach to buying. Those are just two of several findings in the Governing Institute’s newly released 2019 procurement survey, 5 Trends That Are Reshaping How Governments Buy , which highlights some of the biggest emerging trends, issues and innovative best practices in state contracts and purchasing. Leading states include Michigan, Georgia, Massachusetts, Ohio and New York.

Influential management thinker Adam Grant revealed as Kinexions ’18 featured keynote

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Renowned TED Talk presenter, top-rated professor, #1 New York Times best-selling author. Originals, How Non-Conformists Move the World explores how individuals champion new ideas and leaders fight groupthink.

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

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Ivalua builds momentum as technology platform of choice for public sector procurement. 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. Ivalua has increasingly become the technology of choice for public sector procurement leaders throughout North America.

Procurement Digitization: The Key To Price Transparency And Healthcare Transformation

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For example, approximately 85 percent of upstate New York hospitals operate at a loss. The initiative included the deployment of an innovative e-procurement platform to enable full digitization of their supply chain processes, transforming their procurement and account payable processes into virtually paperless operations. The post Procurement Digitization: The Key To Price Transparency And Healthcare Transformation appeared first on Ivalua.

Consolidated Procurement for Decentralized Law Firms – Possible or not ?

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Consolidated Procurement for Decentralized Law Firms – Possible or not ? The good news is there are solutions for this problem and here at Eyvo we have experience with a number of deployment models for our procurement platform which meets and exceeds all of the typical barriers e.g. We typically hear the comment of “ But we are not centralized we couldn’t possibly use a central procurement system ! E-Procurement Software

Consolidated Procurement for Decentralized Law Firms – Possible or not ?

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Consolidated Procurement for Decentralized Law Firms – Possible or not ? The good news is there are solutions for this problem and here at Eyvo we have experience with a number of deployment models for our procurement platform which meets and exceeds all of the typical barriers e.g. We typically hear the comment of “ But we are not centralized we couldn’t possibly use a central procurement system ! Blog eprocurement software News law firm procurement

SCRC Research on Drug Shortages: Lawsuits, Low Cost Countries, and Litigation

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The same link of thinking on how shortages occur applies to the recent WSJ story on the state of New York imposing a $600M “tax” on drug distributors and pharmacies to cover the cost of opioid addition in their state. The HDMA is mounting a legal challenge to the state of New York, noting that the tax is an improper end-run around resolution of that case. Recent articles have started to highlight the number of drug shortages occurring in retail channels.

Bring Out the Best in Your Supply Chain

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Professor of Supply Chain Procurement at Rutgers University), the article discusses some key traits held by the best supply chain managers. The Port of New York and New Jersey was hit hard, and they “had about 24 hours’ notice before Sandy hit,” she said. A Norfolk-based railway company (CSX) then created a new rail route to New York to help get shipments back there until the port was repaired.

Pacific Drilling Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Sourcing Best Practices Globally

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New York, NY April 2, 2019 – Consus Global , a leading Procurement services provider and Ivalua, the leading global Spend Management Cloud provider, today announced that Pacific Drilling , a deep water drilling company based in Houston, has selected Consus’ services in conjunction with Ivalua’s Sourcing platform to achieve cost savings and drive transparency across their sourcing operations. Ivalua is the Procurement empowerment platform.

Re-thinking supply chain risk: Protection at any cost?

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I have been having a number of fascinating interviews with Chief Procurement Officers this past week on the subject of procurement analytics and supply management risk. commercially standard) parts that create excessive quality and procurement costs, to squirreling away MRO parts and inventory in places that no one will ever find them, including the operators, all in the name of risk!

Consolidated Procurement for Decentralized Law Firms – Possible or not ?

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Consolidated Procurement for Decentralized Law Firms – Possible or not ? The good news is there are solutions for this problem and here at Eyvo we have experience with a number of deployment models for our procurement platform which meets and exceeds all of the typical barriers e.g. We typically hear the comment of “ But we are not centralized we couldn’t possibly use a central procurement system !

The future’s bright…but are we staring at the sun?

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Yogi Berra (New York Yankees baseball player). At Proxima, we’ve therefore been trying to envision what the future of procurement could look like and how Commercial teams can influence their organisations to drive ever more value out of their supply chains. It’s very tempting to see public sector procurement as being stifled by bureaucracy and regulation, unable to access the best suppliers and most innovative solutions or practices.

Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices

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New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere , a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. Established in 2007, Consus is a leading procurement services provider operating across 9 countries. With over 200 customers across various industry verticals, Consus works closely with customers to deploy cloud based sourcing and procurement solutions.

The 5 Levels of Supply Chain Transparency!

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For this reason, I thought it’d be a fun exercise to put a new name on supply chain transparency, rather than a typical sweeping-generalized definition. New York University’s Stern Center for Business and Human Rights published a report in 2017, which displayed just how damaging branded supply chain transparency can be for the business world. from the comfort of your headquarters ( New 2010 ). Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Emerging technologies impacting contract management in the Financial sector

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A meeting of financial supply management executives, faculty, and IACCM thought leaders took place on January 26, 2018 in New York. Clearly, there is a myriad of automations emerging, including block chain, process automation, AI, and digitization, and an entire new wave of technologies coming at us. New technologies will have a big impact in the future landscape of financial flows in the supply chain.

Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices

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New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere, a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. Established in 2007, Consus is a leading procurement services provider operating across 9 countries. With over 200 customers across various industry verticals, Consus works closely with customers to deploy cloud based sourcing and procurement solutions.

Podcast: VC Brian Aoaeh on the Future of Supply Chain Investment

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Venture capital (VC) investor, columnist and educator Brian Aoaeh is part of the new generation of investors who are unlocking the opportunities in supply chain. Brian describes himself as “obsessively enthusiastic” about supply chain, and has helped many supply chain professionals connect and find synergies as the co-founder and organizer of the New York Supply Chain Meet Up and the Worldwide Supply Chain Federation.

Can Blockchain become the solution for anti-counterfeiting and chain of custody?

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Recent articles in the New York Times and in the I nternational Business Times highlight the emerging role of blockchain as a key enabler of improved integration between parties in the extended global supply chain. New business models came about and new information.

Coronavirus Supply Chain Response: Near-Term Actions to Take Today

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For example, in Brazil, where oil, machinery, and metals are among top exports , the death toll may climb to 125,000 as soon as August, according to the New York Times. Download the COVID-19: Your Ten-Point Procurement Response Guide here.

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Digitizes Supplier Registration & Solicitation Process with Ivalua in 1 Week

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Rapid deployment ensures department can continue to operate procurement while maintaining necessary controls during the COVID-19 crisis. In recent years Ivalua has become the technology of choice for public sector procurement leaders throughout the U.S.

Ivalua Achieves FedRAMP Ready Designation

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The objective of FedRAMP is threefold: (1) Ensure that information systems/services used government-wide have adequate information security; (2) Eliminate duplication of effort and reduce risk management costs; and (3) Enable rapid and cost-effective procurement of information systems/services for federal agencies. In recent years, Ivalua has become the technology of choice for public sector procurement leaders throughout North America.

How Locally Grown Products are Disrupting F&B Manufacturing

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For example, a food label in a store in New York might read “ New York State Grown and Certified ”. And as sales and profits gradually decline, manufacturers will have to come up with new strategies to get back some of those lost dollars.

Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

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I grew up in New York and graduated from the New York Institute of Technology. Then, after a short spell in New Orleans, I moved to Houston to work with supply chain in oil and gas. The company searched for smart people who understand what the next new technology will be. I was involved with the procurement of equipment and materials. [00:38] Please introduce yourself and your company.

600 Dead in Bangladesh: Is there a soul to the enterprise?

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” Fourteen million families depend on the jobs produced by the apparel industry, including women such as Shaheena, a single mother described in the New York Times article this morning. Procurement Sustainability Retail Logistics Strategic Sourcing Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Management Sustainability News of the increasing death toll in Bangladesh continues to pour in, with the latest at 600 found dead in the rubble of the Rama factory complex.

Illuminating the Way Toward Sustainable Supply Chains

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Nearly 100 professionals in procurement, supply chain and sustainability gathered together for EcoVadis’ first North American Sustainable Procurement and Finance Roundtable Series to learn more about how to proactively and efficiently leverage sustainable procurement best practices and discover untapped value opportunities throughout the supply chain. . He emphasized the need to strategically align people and resources before initiating a new process or technology.

Learning to Speak the Language of Demand

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New shoes feel awkward. Learning to speak a new language is similar. The first step to making the shift is learning a new language. New forms of analytics make new capabilities possible. While we need forecasting and we need to improve the processes, we also need to teach teams how to use new forms of demand data and adopt demand processes. To become demand driven (or market driven), they need to learn how to speak a new language.