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. Sourcing consus global e-sourcing source to pay sourcing

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

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Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions. New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere, a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. has gone live with Ivalua’s Source to Contract solution. Intalere required a fast, efficient and automated source-to-contract process to support the company’s enterprise goals.

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

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Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions. New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere , a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. has gone live with Ivalua’s Source to Contract solution. Intalere required a fast, efficient and automated source-to-contract process to support the company’s enterprise goals.

Five Tips on Sourcing Products From China

EMERGE App

Google a phrase like “sourcing products from China” and you’ll instantly be faced by almost 39 million results! You need to source for products to sell at wholesale prices to your retail customers. A sourcing agency will typically do one of the following roles: A.

Case Study: How Nimble Storage’s Focus on Inventory Management Improved Visibility and Planning Cycle Times

Kinaxis

Data was imported and copied from a variety of sources and some of the key data was maintained only in Excel spreadsheets. Miscellanea Cloud computing Computer data storage Excel Microsoft Microsoft Excel Microsoft Office New York Stock Exchange Nimble Nimble Storage San Jose California by Melissa Clow One of the biggest challenges facing data storage companies is demands from enterprises for better performance and protection of their data.

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

ivalua

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.

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

Jaggaer

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. Consider Your Sourcing Options. Savings Management Source-to-Pay

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

Supply Chain View from the Field

Second, the ability of the supplier to raise prices was limited and in fact likely to decrease when a single source contract was established. However, many executives I spoke with made decisions NOT to purchase these systems – as the cost compared to the eventual benefit might only arise in isolated cases, often associated with direct manufacturing sources.

Desjardins Selects Ivalua & Fluxym to Enable Source-to-Settle Transformation

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The largest financial cooperative in Canada will leverage Ivalua to streamline sourcing execution processes to increase value across the supply lifecycle. To support the company’s strategic objective to better serve its clients and members, Desjardins requires a more efficient and streamlined sourcing and contracting process. Fluxym is also a value-added reseller of the best Source-to-Contract (S2C), Procure-to-Pay (P2P) and Travel & Expense solutions on the market.

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

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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. With this new partnership, we are firmly committed to supporting and strengthening our common ambitions for global development.”.

What supply chain lessons can be learned from Samsung Galaxy Note Recall?

Techgistics

Source: Samsung. Most disturbing is that according to the New York Times , after a month has passed since the first issues surfaced, Samsung still has not been able to identify the root cause of the issue. Samsung has issued a full recall of the Galaxy Note7, described by some as an iPhone killer. The reputation of the brand and financial losses will be significant.

Corporate supply chain social responsibility in the news

Supply Chain View from the Field

Today’s New York Times has a front-page story on how supply chain inspections of factories have become a vital link in the supply chain of overseas production. The Times article notes that “unauthorized subcontracting, or farming work out, to an unapproved factory (as was the case for the Quaker Pet Group order in China), is “very, very common,” according to Gary Peck, founder and managing director of the S Group, a design and sourcing company based in Portland, Ore.”

Inventory Management: We Can Do Better

Supply Chain Shaman

Each day through the COVID-19 pandemic, I tune into Anthony Cuomo’s (governor of New York) daily briefings. The source of this data is a syndicated data provider of public reporting termed “Y-Charts.”). It is my break in the day. As a multi-tasker, when Governor Cuomo broadcasts, I use the time to work out on my rowing machine. His opening line is, “Let’s start with facts. While we all have opinions, let’s start by reviewing the facts.”

Open Sourcemap at 6 Months: 1,980 Transparent Supply Chains, 1,881 New Users, 47 GROUNDBREAKING Brands

Sourcemap

Here are some of your favorites: Source NY: the New York State Craft Beverage Community Your beer may be locally brewed, but are the hops and barley? Find out with Source NY - the first supply chain community for craft beverage producers. The first Official account on Open Sourcemap is still one of the best: find out where Fairphone sources nearly 300 components and raw materials for its one-of-a-kind sustainable smartphone. .

Shipping Steel: I.C.E. Transport Operation Moves 132-Foot Rails

I.C.E. Transport

A major rail line in the New York Metro area was able to source the steel rail it needed in the UK. The company arranged ocean transport to the Port of NY/NJ, but transporting the steel rail from New Jersey to Connecticut was going to be a challenge since some of the rail sections were 132 feet long.

How Big is the Same-Day Delivery Market?

Talking Logistics

Outlines New Developments in Omnichannel Strategy and Technology. Amazon Same-Day Delivery Selection Grows in New York (Re/Code). Source: [link]. I haven’t seen the full report, so I don’t know what data and assumptions BI Intelligence used to create this forecast, but like all all forecasts, it will likely turn out to be wrong one way or another — especially since the same-day delivery market (and the B2C segment in particular) is still relatively new.

Rwanda Heads Technology Revolution in Africa

The Network Effect

Source: ReCode.net. Thus, according to the New York Times , one of the world’s smallest and poorest countries, “will be the first… to establish a commercial drone delivery network — putting it ahead of places like the United States.” Sources. New York Times. 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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600 Dead in Bangladesh: Is there a soul to the enterprise?

Supply Chain View from the Field

” 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.

Everlane revealed: Transparency is a journey that’s as much about inside as out

Provenance

Exposed this week in the New York Times for transparency ambitions that don’t match up with company reality, Everlane are becoming an example of what happens when you don’t follow a robust roadmap for transparency, but treat it as a stand-alone marketing strategy. ” – Orsola de Castro, Co-Founder Fashion Revolution (source: Global Fashion Agenda 2020).

The need to know

EFT

on Tuesday unveiled the perks of its new membership program, Walmart Plus, which will grant subscribers unlimited free delivery, fuel discounts and no checkout lines. Alibaba Group opens China factory as part of new manufacturing initiative. New York Times].

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Agriculture in the City

Enterra Insights

Readers old enough to remember the 1960s, might recall the television show “Green Acres” starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a country farm. ”[4] They go to note, “Growing food in cities is not a new concept.” Growing crops indoors is not a new concept; however, new technologies are being brought to bear to make indoor, urban agriculture more efficient and affordable.

In Memoriam: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Enterra Insights

Born in Brooklyn, New York, during the Great Depression, Ruth Bader never attained great physical stature; however, her stature in the field of law was to be unequaled. According to one source, “She faced gender-based discrimination from even the highest authorities there, who chastised her for taking a man’s spot at Harvard Law.”[1] When he recovered from cancer and graduated, he accepted a position at a New York City law firm.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

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. We found equipment and materials that can’t be sourced locally. The company searched for smart people who understand what the next new technology will be. As globalization has taken place, more things can be sourced locally.

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Luxottica presumably uses a dual sourcing and a base-surge strategy for some eyewear models with China being their low cost far away source for base supply and Italy being the close source to meet surges in demand. Consumers can then purchase at any time online by entering a prescription, and Warby Parker will send a new pair of glasses within 10-12 business days. Source: [2] and Alibaba.com. Source: [2], [6], and primary research including store visits.

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The Experiential Supply Chain

Elementum

The experience economy stems from consumers’ desire to feel closer to the source of their purchases and to feel that they are part of a new, socially responsible generation of shoppers. Think of an artisanal chocolate shop that hosts a chocolate and wine night, where participants can learn first-hand how cacao is sourced in fairly traded South American plantations and converted into bars using sustainable methods. First it was the industrial economy.

Can Twitter Help You Make Smarter Supply Chain Decisions?

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the press release: Twitter is like no other data source in the world. Simply put, Twitter is a source of rich, real-time data that when combined with other data sources (such as operational data) and processed through sophisticated analytical tools can provide companies with valuable, non-intuitive insights, which then lead to smarter decisions and actions.

Supply chain mapping meets blockchain tracking: Provenance partners with Sourcemap to power end-to-end, robust traceability for consumer goods

Sourcemap

Sourcemap, New York, and Provenance, London, link their digital platforms for supply chain transparency, enabling businesses in the food and fashion industries to map their supply chain, gather data and track verified claims with the movement of product. Provenance blockchain technology tracks every transaction between the suppliers in real-time, to verify that every product is sourced through the authorized chain of custody.

How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

Although not as sizable as other Chinese cities, Wuhan has more than 11 million people, making it considerably larger than New York City. Realize this outbreak will come to an end, and make long-term sourcing plans knowing that other outbreaks are certain to occur in the future. .

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The Strategic National Stockpile that Failed Us

NC State SCRC

i] As the virus spread more quickly in Washington State, New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans, the administration quickly realized that the coronavirus would not be “magically going away.”

7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

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.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

New York City. New York City. Source ID. Content Summary: New York ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in the number of Fortune 1000 companies with supply chain leaders located in the metro area; in the number of supply chain and technology programs in a 200-mile radius; in the number of supply chain and technology awards conferred in programs in a 200-mile radius; in transportation infrastructure (e.g., Source ID. Source ID.

The Alibaba Effect

Tompkins Blog

Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma are launching an IPO in New York City later this year and will then release its American marketplace “11 Main.”. There is no information being presented today that comes from any proprietary source. If you haven’t yet heard about Alibaba, you will soon as it is poised to take the e-commerce world by storm.

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Luxottica presumably uses a dual sourcing and a base-surge strategy for some eyewear models with China being their low cost far away source for base supply and Italy being the close source to meet surges in demand. Source: [2] and Alibaba.com.

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The Network Effect in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

Last week, UPS held an investor conference in New York and the main theme was “Networked for Growth.” Source: UPS. Source: UPS. Where to Find Supply Chain Innovation (Source: Adelante SCM). HP’s New Style of IT: The Social Supply Chain. About four years ago, UPS launched its “ We Love Logistics ” ad campaign, which helped raise public awareness about the logistics industry (and helped my family and friends better understand what I do for a living).