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Top 5 KPIs for Purchasing Managers


The purchasing department plays a critical role in the success of an organization. Thought-out practices and well-managed workflows within the purchasing department are crucial for making sure that the company has the necessary resources available at the right time and at a reasonable cost.

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Procurement vs. Purchasing: What’s the Difference?

Logistics Bureau

The best way to understand the difference between procurement and purchasing in a business is to consider the process involved in buying a car, says Logistics Bureau’s procurement specialist, Trent Morris. Procurement First, Purchasing Follows. But all of those things become purchasing as opposed to procurement.


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Procurement vs. Purchasing: Similar but Different


Purchasing? Or procurement? Although quite similar, procurement and purchasing are two distinctive processes , and understanding the difference between them can help facilitate your organization’s success. Scroll down to find: Procurement and purchasing: side-by-side comparison table ; Procurement and purchasing defined.

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Crucial MRP Metrics Every Supply Chain Pro Should Know


This blog explains The Key MRP Metrics in Supply Chain whcih every supply chain professional in Manufacturing or Distribution Businesses. The metrics that underpin MRP could be described as the balls in this juggling act. This article takes an in-depth look at the crucial metrics every supply chain professional needs to know.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes.

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6 challenges facing medical device manufacturers and how ERP analytics can provide a cure


Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other governmental entities necessitates continuous reporting on product traceability and adherence to exacting standards. The following are six key challenges faced by medical device manufacturers and how ERP analytics can transform operations—from regulatory compliance to supply chain optimization.

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Using Analytics to Measure S&OP Effectiveness

Silvon Software

A Few Important KPIs for Tracking S&OP Performance As a long-time provider of business intelligence applications for manufacturing and distribution businesses, Silvon has played a key role in helping our clients define and implement performance metrics that align their S&OP initiatives with their corporate goals. logistics firms).

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New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.