ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America. Barton succeeds Patrick Smith, who served as managing director for North America from 2011 to February 2019. Barton’s appointment comes at a time of rapid expansion for ToolsGroup, with double-digit growth of its North American business in 2018.

Transmission: Electric delivery trucks from Volvo, Lion get ready to roll in California and Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

Industry speakers will include: Angie Slaughter, vice president of sustainability procurement at Anheuser-Busch. It’s a good day to breathe a bit easier. The number of all-electric trucks headed out to make local deliveries is growing.

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Ivalua Study: Tech Challenges Hinder Procurement

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New Ivalua study shows technology challenges are hindering procurement teams from achieving business objectives. Key findings include: 97% of advanced procurement departments say procurement strategy is well aligned with overall business strategy versus only 14% of beginners. .

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ANCA Streamlines Procurement with the QAD Supplier Portal

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Inevitably, the procurement process is complex and challenging to manage. Procurement System Improvement Goals. Recognizing the vital importance of procurement to their business, ANCA management set about finding a tool to help. Streamlined Component Procurement.

Procurement strategies shifting to restore growth post-COVID-19, reveals Ivalua research

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8 April, Redwood City, CA – Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions , has announced the latest findings of a worldwide study of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders on restoring growth.

Procurement Strategies Shifting to Restore Growth Post-COVID-19, Reveals Ivalua Research

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8 April, Redwood City, CA – Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions , has announced the latest findings of a worldwide study of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders on restoring growth.

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. is the Axys Consultants subsidiary created in 2018 for the North American market.

COVID-19: Three challenges procurement leaders must address in the next three months

Proxima

Observations from EVP of North America – Dan Collings, May 19th. This presents challenges for procurement leaders. Just as the world is having to change, Procurement will need to change too. Remote working is the new normal for procurement teams.

Paving the Way for Sustainable Public Procurement

EcoVadis

Sustainable public procurement can also be beneficial from the economic perspective: It can generate income, reduce costs and promote innovation among domestic producers. National Procurement Standards. Although public procurement policies vary widely from country to country, most national governments issue purchasing guidelines for state-owned enterprises. The commitment to sustainable procurement extends to ensuring suppliers follow sustainable practices.

COVID-19: Five things Procurement Leaders need to be ready for post-pandemic

Proxima

Observations from EVP of North America – Dan Colling s, April 13th. During this time, Procurement teams have played a critical role in helping businesses manage these extremely challenging conditions – in some cases, they have enabled businesses to meet vast levels of demand.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38).

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The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

Andrew Lynch is President and co-founder of Zipline Logistics , an award-winning North American 3PL that specializes exclusively in the transportation of retail consumer goods. The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch. Andrew Lynch and Joe Lynch discuss the true cost of OTIF failure.

How Does Procurement Create Value? Insights from CPO Speakers at Zycus Horizons Conference

Supply Chain View from the Field

In addition to the procurement executives, I also got to meet Captain Dick Phillips, the captain of note in the film “Captain Phillips” We had a chance to talk about his experience, and he also presented to the group about the incredible experience he went through. Chris Sawchuck from the Hackett Group interviewed three heads of procurement from three large companies, and asked an important question. Does procurement add to top line revenue.

Shipper Prep Tips for the CVSA Roadcheck, 72-Hour Capacity Reduction

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CVSA-certified inspectors will commit a blitz of inspections across North America, creating a sudden strain on resources for both domestic and cross-border freight. While the world is ready for a strong return to economic and logistics stability, there’s another risk on the horizon.

Procurement Leaders Americas Procurement Conference, 14th – 15th March 2019, Miami

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Ivalua has been developing Procurement Technology for Nearly 20 years and we work with many customers and partners in North America. Ivalua will be represented at the event by our North American Marketing Director, Ty Levine! The post Procurement Leaders Americas Procurement Conference, 14th – 15th March 2019, Miami appeared first on Ivalua

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6 Things We've Learned from McDonald's Procurement Management

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In the foodservice industry, there are few better examples of great procurement management than McDonald's. Excellent procurement is part of the reason that McDonald's has been able to grow from a small family barbecue restaurant into a global conglomerate with more than 35,000 restaurants in over 110 different countries. Today's food industry supply chain operators would do well to learn from the excellent procurement management example that McDonald's has set.

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How 2011 Prepared Us for Today

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A Procurement Officer Survey conducted in 2012 by the IBM Institute for Business Value found that 53% of respondents believed their organization was “effective” or “very effective” at leveraging Supplier Relationship Management and Supplier Risk Management technologies.

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Reactive Supply Chain Risk Management is No Longer Viable

Material Handling and Logistics

To determine how well procurement teams today are balancing cost savings vs risk management to drive growth and to better understand how the role of procurement has changed in our modern business landscape, riskemthods conducted a survey. Today’s procurement landscape is evolving, as is the role of today’s procurement leaders,” said Bill DeMartino, General Manager of North America at riskmethods.

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Benchmark and Bid Your Carrier Rates

Talking Logistics

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, understanding how your company’s procurement strategy and results compare with industry peers is critical. Whether you need to inform management that your performance is superior or has improved, or identify opportunities in the procurement process to drive additional economic value – there is no better time to benchmark and bid your carrier rates than now.

New Ivalua study shows technology challenges are hindering procurement teams from achieving business objectives

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions , has announced the latest findings of a worldwide study of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders on Effective Procurement Performance Measurement.

Coffee Shops Are Already Running Out of America's Newest Milk Craze

Supply Chain Brain

Food & Beverage All Technology Sourcing/Procurement/SRM Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content North AmericaIt’s called oat milk, and baristas love its light, hearty flavor that lets the java beans take center stage. As more consumers choose plant alternatives to dairy, it’s gotten so popular that just in the last month, some coffee shops were left without oat milk for days, even weeks. To meet demand, producer Oatly Inc.

The Big Texas Chemical Freeze Raises Issues on Resiliency of the Petrochemical Supply Chain

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For one of the high grade ethylene required, there is only one manufacturer in North America, who is in Texas (Eastman Chemical). Category Management Commodities forecasting Design for Supply Chain Director's Blog Oil and Gas Procurement Uncategorized

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Will the New Tax Bill Bring Overseas Profits Back Home?

Supply Chain Brain

Sourcing/Procurement/SRM SC Planning & Optimization EDI Communication (XML/EDI) Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Editors' Blog All Technology North Americabased corporations are reported to have between $2tr and $3tr stashed away in offshore accounts, to avoid paying high taxes on domestic income. Apple alone is said to be holding some $269bn in cash and cash equivalents through its overseas affiliates.

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. Expect tight capacity across North America. Procurement Risk management Uncategorized disruption hurricane readiness risk management transportationThis morning the Washington Post rang. The reporter wanted to discuss the implications of Hurricane Florence. The question was simple, “What will be the impact of Hurricane Florence on the supply chain?”

Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation

Talking Logistics

Based on the current trends, North America could rival OPEC in oil and production. Implementing proven procurement processes for oilfield trucking. Live Epsiode: Friday, November 14, 2014 at 12:00 ET. There has been a significant resurgence of the U.S. oil and gas industry in recent years, and U.S. is now second leading producer of oil (behind Saudi Arabia).

Former Teva Pharmaceutical Procurement Leader Joins Synovos

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3, 2019 – Thomas Cummins, former Global Head of Manufacturing Goods and Services Procurement for Teva Pharmaceuticals, has been named Senior Direct of Global Procurement for Synovos, the leading independent integrated supply chain management company in North America.

Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Panalpina has procured extra flights for its charter operation while DHL Global Forwarding announced earlier this year that it would deploy a second dedicated Boeing 747-400F — ACMI-leased through Atlas Air — to connect the US, Europe and Asia. All regions, except Africa and Latin America, recorded increases in capacity. Furthermore, North America capacity increased 4.0% The Intermodal Association of North America reported that overall traffic is 6.8%

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.

Commissioned Study reveals digital maturity in procurement is lagging behind perceived progress

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Ivalua has announced the findings of a worldwide survey of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders, on the status of their digital transformations, the obstacles encountered and keys to success. Only 16% of businesses had an advanced level of digital maturity in procurement, giving them a source of competitive advantage over rivals, though 65% assessed themselves as advanced. Ivalua is the Procurement empowerment platform.

Why Truckload Lead Times Matter and How to Improve Them

TMC

This represents every operating truck in North America: Yet not every truck is available every single day of the year. Carrier Management Procurement Transportation Management Carrier Capacity Truckload truckload capacity Truckload ProcurementFirst come, first served is a familiar statement to most of us. Maybe the phrase reminds you of a free tchotchke given out at the local baseball game. Or maybe you’re reminded of events that serve free food.

Why Truckload Lead Times Matter and How to Improve Them

TMC

This represents every operating truck in North America: Yet not every truck is available every single day of the year. Carrier Management Procurement Transportation Management Carrier Capacity Truckload truckload capacity Truckload ProcurementFirst come, first served is a familiar statement to most of us. Maybe the phrase reminds you of a free tchotchke given out at the local baseball game. Or maybe you’re reminded of events that serve free food.

10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

And with less manufacturing output there were fewer container ships leaving Asia full of goods meaning activity in ports in North America and Europe would slow down rather quickly. Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a Procurement sourcing methodology which entails taking into account all aspects of doing business with a supplier, not just unit costs. Freight and Logistics Procurement Strategy Supply Chain Management Disaster RecoverySubscribe Here! Email Address.

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Amer 2021 – Manulife – Agenda

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Vice President, North America Procurement. In this session, Manulife’s procurement leadership will share the lessons learned from past struggles with disjointed solutions, their vision for the future and how they delivered rapid savings while laying the groundwork for a consistent, comprehensive transformation of vendor risk management, spend analysis, sourcing and contract management. Francois Pilon. Breakout Session.

Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Talking Logistics

We’ve produced several Talking Logistics episodes related to transportation procurement (see links below), with each guest providing great insights and advice on the topic. But I believe this quote by Richard MacLaren, President & General Manager North America at Unipart Logistics, from a presentation he gave many years ago on Vested Outsourcing sums it up nicely: “Have the courage to manage for the long term against the pressures we face today for instant results.”.

AMER 2021 – Francois Pilon

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Vice President, North America Procurement. He has been in Procurement for a dozen years and spent the majority of his career in Banking at RBC in Canada. Francois Pilon.

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