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The Power of Purchase Order Collaboration: A Game-Changer in Managing Direct Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

It is crucial for organizations to understand the importance of Purchase Order collaboration to effectively manage their direct spend, optimize operations, and mitigate risks. From natural disasters to geopolitical tensions and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, supply chains have been significantly impacted.

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What Is PPV? Purchase Price Variance Explained

Precoro

However, only 30% of CPOs claim they have achieved their cost-saving targets in 2023. One of the ways that procurement teams improve this figure is by tracking and improving the purchase price variance (PPV) metric. Why Is Purchase Price Variance Important?

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The One Key Shift in Your Supply Chain and Procurement Strategies that can Drive Better Business Continuity and Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

Procurement and Supply Chain Management are essential functions that can help companies navigate these challenges, but they are often siloed and operate in separate departments. Their metrics are often misaligned as well – supply chain focuses on service and procurement focuses on the cost of acquiring materials and services.

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Crafting a Procurement Management Plan to Mitigate the Impacts of Inflation

Precoro

Escalating expenses associated with rising prices of raw materials, finished goods, third-party services, and labor along the entire supply chain expose businesses to a heightened threat of margin reduction. In this article, we will discuss how a robust procurement management plan can help address and mitigate the effects of inflation.

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The Top 5 Skills Every Procurement Manager Needs

Precoro

More and more companies are acknowledging the importance of centralizing and optimizing their procurement operations. One of the ways to accomplish this is to establish a procurement team to streamline ordering by centralizing purchases and improving supplier relations. What are the duties of a procurement manager?

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Crucial MRP Metrics Every Supply Chain Pro Should Know

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This blog explains The Key MRP Metrics in Supply Chain whcih every supply chain professional in Manufacturing or Distribution Businesses. Supply chain professionals will be familiar with the term Material Requirements Planning (MRP).

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Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic and Future Supply Chain Disruptions Through Supply Chain Digital Transformation

Logility

Supply chain disruptions, like the one we are currently experiencing due to the COVID-19 Pandemic will continue to happen. Surviving major supply chain disruptions requires capabilities that are only available through advanced supply chain planning and optimization platforms.