Trade promotion forecasting: the present and the near future

ToolsGroup

But two-dimensional spreadsheets, however transparent, are incapable of handling the many different variables and data sources involved. Trade promotion forecasting is difficult: getting it right involves factoring in many variables.

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. Sourcing consus global e-sourcing source to pay sourcing

Supply Chain Visibility: Past, Present, and Future

Talking Logistics

Now there are new technologies that enable us to collect data in real time from sources such as the Internet of Things and smart devices through B2B networks. The post Supply Chain Visibility: Past, Present, and Future appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Achieving end-to-end supply chain visibility has been the Holy Grail for industry executives — always desired, but seldom achieved.

The present of Supply Chain

Savant Events

But now with sustainable sourcing as an extra dynamic. The post The present of Supply Chain appeared first on Savant Events.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

is sound thinking, as the digitization of business continues to present new ways to capture data. Sourcing it from third-party sources is interesting and. IoT-sourced data offers exciting opportunities but in the shipping industry, there’s value within. multiple sources.

Lessons in Transportation Sourcing Optimization Presented by Chainalytics & Coupa

CHAINalytics

The post Lessons in Transportation Sourcing Optimization Presented by Chainalytics & Coupa appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation coupa Freight Procurement freight sourcing sourcing optimization Transportation Procurement transportation sourcing Truckload procurement

Cutting out the Middle Man: Presenting “Shipping With Amazon”!

Supply Chain Game Changer

No one wants to get their Christmas presents delivered the day after Christmas. This multiple sourcing strategy is not new yet it adds much needed contingency in the face of continued enormous growth. The post Cutting out the Middle Man: Presenting “Shipping With Amazon”!

Creating a Sourcing and Procurement Process Plan

Arkieva

What are the key elements of a sourcing and procurement process plan? Strategic sourcing is a fact based and systematic approach that organizations use to optimize the management of their supply chain. Creating a sourcing and procurement plan.

A Tale of Two Procurement Books: Cox’s Sourcing Portfolio Analysis (Cox) & Strategic Sourcing in the New Economy (Keith et al.)

Supply Chain View from the Field

Andrew Cox’s new book “Sourcing Portfolio Analysis” represents the more traditional “power-based” view of procurement. The book relies on a series of prescriptive two by two matrices, that are further segmented into eight by eight matrices, that establish different typologies for supplier segmentation, The application of these frameworks to the universe of buyer-seller relationships I proposed (ostensibly) to lead to improved sourcing outcomes…for the buyer!

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

GTG Technology Group

The 21 st century presents a new kind of threat that challenges older defense measures. Transportation management software must be designed to withstand this kind of attack, an ever-changing, ever-present threat that forces companies to keep their software updated and protected.

What it's really going to take for sustainability to work [Sourcing Journal]

Sourcemap

I’m kind of pessimistic when it comes to sustainability, compliance, traceability,” Sourcing Journal president Edward Hertzman said speaking on a Texworld USA supply chain panel Monday. Read the rest of the article at Sourcing Journal.

Chipotle’s Food Safety Woes Present a Unique Supply Chain Problem

Kinaxis

The company has built its brand on quality ingredients, ethical treatment of animals, and local sourcing in its Supply Chain. Chipotle is now facing a sales shortfall, and stock sell-off, as a result of a Supply Chain risk that it opened itself up to by adopting the local and sustainable-sourcing strategy that makes it so compelling to consumers. The post Chipotle’s Food Safety Woes Present a Unique Supply Chain Problem appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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Strategic sourcing and ‘big data’

ivalua

Big data is more than a buzz term, and if you are a strategic sourcing professional, it is a concept that should not be ignored. As a sourcing professional, big data can help you automate and streamline your job – if you have the right tools. Uncategorized big data strategic sourcing

The Past, Present, and Future of Technology in the Warehouse

Logistics Bureau

The respite however, could be short-lived, as a new wave of disruptive technology emerges—one which many believe will spell the end of the warehouse as a significant source of employment and transform it into a centre of wholly automated activity.

A Guide to Responsible Sourcing in Automotive, Electronics

Material Handling & Logistics

One of the biggest obstacles to setting and implementing strategies for responsible sourcing is accessing reliable and current data and analysis, according to The Dragonfly Initiative CEO, Assheton Carter.

Ivalua Recongized for Procurement Excellence at Future of Sourcing Awards

ivalua

11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a global leader in spend management , today announced that it was selected as the winner of both the Innovations in Third Party Management and Innovations in Digitization awards, presented at the Future of Sourcing Awards event in Carlsbad, CA. Fannie Mae has undertaken a multi-year digital transformation of its complete source-to-pay process to improve efficiency, mitigate risk and ensure transparency. SOURCE Ivalua.

5 Reasons for Using Open-Source Software

Descartes

At the present, a number of open-source software are accessible over the Internet. Magento, combined with other open-source technologies, enable businesses all over the world to make reliable and flexible customer-oriented solutions. Blog Open-source Technology

Change Management in Moving from Tactical to Strategic Sourcing

Supply Chain View from the Field

I had the opportunity to host a panel of Chief Procurement Officers at the Zycus Horizons 2015 meeting on October 5, 2015, on the subject of the journey organizations take in moving from tactical to strategic sourcing. We are moving to a model where we focus less on the tactical things and the strategic sourcing, and are looking at revenue drivers around innovation to create a more sustainable model.

What Happens when Internet of Things Meets Open Source

Descartes

This, and so much more, is possible with open source. At the present time, many businesses use open source software due to a number of reasons. Blog Internet of Things Open-sourceImagine your appliances being able to communicate with other Internet-connected devices.

Presentations from Workshop on Human Centered Big Data Research are Out

Supply Chain View from the Field

At this meeting, I was selected to make a presentation on the organizational structure and application of supply market intelligence. (My My presentation was also captured in a video that you can watch if so inclined!). My presentation presented results of a recent study on key actions that organizations are taking to improve access to supply market intelligence. The proceedings of the 2014 Workshop on Human Centered Big Data Research was recently posted.

Procurement Cockpit – Strategic Sourcing KPIs

EC Sourcing Group

Today I will focus on KPIs that can provide deep insight into the efficiency and effectiveness of your operations, strategic sourcing efforts and how procurement systems are viewed internally. At a conference late last year I heard a presentation by an international service organization.

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.

PRO Point of View: Pascale de Felix, Global Sourcing Director – Methods, Tools & Responsible Sourcing at the Bel Group

EcoVadis

Global Sourcing Director – Methods, Tools & Responsible Sourcing (Bel Group). She is the Global Sourcing Director – Methods, Tools & Responsible Sourcing, and she has 10 years of experience in Responsible Purchasing.

FMCG Manufacturing, Sourcing and the Ukraine-Russia Unrest

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Most of the large companies have developed pan-European sourcing strategies and gone are the days when each individual region or even country had its own small “local for local” factory operations.

Maintaining Brand Equity in Extended Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

For large apparel and retail companies, the treatment of labor in sweat shops in third world countries presents a critical set of issues. This article discusses new crowd sourcing apps that could allow brand owners a tool to better protect their reputation. Labor Procurement/Sourcing Retail Social Media Supply Chain Risk Management brand equity corporate responsibility extended supply chains

Lean Manufacturng Overview Presentation - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

Content Being Accessed: Lean Manufacturng Overview Presentation. Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems.

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How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

Coincidentally, at the Ariba LIVE 2013 conference yesterday, I attended a presentation by Justin Dillon, Founder and CEO of Made in a Free World , a nonprofit group that is “building a coalition of consumers, businesses, and governments to disrupt the system of slavery.”

Manage and Share Your Sourcing Data Effortlessly with ASO: Data Warehouse

Jaggaer

One small mistake in examining or presenting data points within your sourcing activity could cost you. Businesses need a strategic approach to managing their sourcing data. Within your sourcing events there are dozens of data points you may consider, from pricing to risk level to bandwidth and schedule availability. JAGGAER will give you access to and control over all of the data in your advanced sourcing events. Sourcing

The Growth on Flexible Packaging Market Size in the Present World

Exapro Hub

Source Busy lifestyles, urbanization, and a globalized world have led to packaging of products becoming a necessity of day-to-day life, used to transport all types of materials. The post The Growth on Flexible Packaging Market Size in the Present World appeared first on Exapro Hub.

Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology.

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology.

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology.

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology.

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology.

Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology.

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From networking to insights: our 5 favorite parts of ISM 2018

Xeeva

From speakers like Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, to Dan Bartel, chief procurement officer at ABB, the conference was full of highly informative presentations, forward-thinking ideas from thought leaders, and big goals for the supply chain management community as a whole.

Lars Syberg : “Taming Tigers’ supply chain is a real challenge”

Supply Chain Movement

It is present in 21 countries, has over 325 stores, and over the last five years sales have grown 40% per year, reaching DKK 1.75 I’m directly involved with inbound, outbound and warehousing as well as sourcing, most of which is done in the Far East.

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