Marion Kohlmeier: ‘Expansion in our global footprint has been a big step’

Supply Chain Movement

We also negotiate and develop packaging concepts together with our customers and suppliers. This team is available throughout the project to ensure that all customer demands are considered, keeping track on production requirements and purchase orders placed at suppliers.

From Materials to Practices: Sustainable Purchasing Groundswell At The SPLC Summit 2019


Now in our sixth year supporting the SPLC, it did not disappoint: This was the strongest and the most diverse gathering of committed and capable practitioners we’ve ever seen in North America — it felt like a real groundswell of action on sustainable purchasing!

What’s New with MMOG/LE Version 5?


The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Odette International are releasing the fifth version of the Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) assessment this summer. Mitigate risk throughout the tiers of automotive suppliers. What is MMOG/LE?

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

The transaction will enhance XPO’s range of supply chain solutions by making XPO the second largest less-than-truckload (LTL) provider in North America, and will expand the company’s global contract logistics platform. GREENWICH, Conn. and ANN ARBOR, Mich.

Ivalua Launches Pre-Packaged Solutions for State & Local Governments


Redwood City, CA June 11, 2019 – Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced the availability of a pre-packaged suite of solutions for state and local governments. Ivalua’s suite empowers customers to better manage their spend and suppliers to reduce costs, improve efficiency and transparency and better collaborate with stakeholders. Best practice procurement capabilities now available for rapid deployment in the public sector.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Derek Panchyshyn, SVP at ATX Networks!

Supply Chain Game Changer

After a couple of years I got into cost engineering where I was exposed to the financial side of the business, then program management where I interacted with customers who at that time were other downstream sites of IBM that needed our sub assembly products to integrate into complete systems.


Strategic sourcing and ‘big data’


This magnifies drastically when you multiply across all of sourcing, as well as suppliers, engineers, and managers. As you evaluate sourcing and supplier management tools, you need to keep the challenges of big data in mind and how it will affect your future.