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Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution

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Overcoming Procurement delays

Prophetic Technology

procurement supply chain sustainable procurement diversificationWhy manufacturers and developers in numerous industries are making buying decisions ahead of time?

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Procurement in a high inflation environment?

Procurement Academy

During the 1970’s oil crisis and the rampant inflation that followed, skilled procurement professionals were in demand more than ever before. Typically, procurement is expected to deliver year-on-year savings. But when inflation pushes costs up, life gets tough for procurement teams.

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Procurement in a high inflation environment?

Procurement Academy

During the 1970’s oil crisis and the rampant inflation that followed, skilled procurement professionals were in demand more than ever before. Typically, procurement is expected to deliver year-on-year savings. But when inflation pushes costs up, life gets tough for procurement teams.

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Building Supply Chain Resilience in the Real World

Speaker: Kelly Barner - Co-Founder & Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, LLC

In this webinar, join Kelly Barner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, Head of Content and Brand Partnerships at Art of Procurement, and Host of the Dial P for Procurement podcast on Supply Chain Now, as she considers the most pressing challenges of the day, looking for lessons we can learn to bolster agility and resilience in the future.

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The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Read more The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement. The post The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management Emerge freight procurement

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[Video] Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

Read more The post [Video] Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Read more Past Episode Past Episode - Emerge Transportation Management Emerge freight procurement transportation procurement

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What does the German Supply Chain Act Mean for Procurement?

ivalua

What Lieferkettengesetz Means for Procurement? The act was established to address issues of sustainability and ethical conduct in global supply chains, and has significant implications for companies and procurement organizations operating in Germany.

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PROCUREMENT TRENDS 2021

Eyvo

What awaits the procurement industry in 2021? It goes without saying that procurement will have a different and more refined approach in the coming year. While countries are slightly opening their doors, it is crucial that procurement makes changes that prepare them for what is coming.

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Insight Plum & Xeeva Partner Showcase – Supply Chain Disruption, ESG in Procurement and Data Transformation

Xeeva

Insight Plum is a Procurement Technology firm based out of Dubai and is the world’s leading […]. The post Insight Plum & Xeeva Partner Showcase – Supply Chain Disruption, ESG in Procurement and Data Transformation appeared first on Xeeva.

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A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

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Optimizing Direct Procurement and the Inbound Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post Optimizing Direct Procurement and the Inbound Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Inbound Supply Supply Chain Management inbound logistics inbound supply procurement

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Sustainability in Procurement: Strategies and Challenges

ivalua

Sustainable and socially responsible procurement practices that cover the full spectrum can provide end-to-end visibility that facilitates monitoring and compliance, and delivers continuous value to the business. For Heads of Procurement, CSR is now a major consideration.

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The Real Answer to Procurement Burnout

LevaData

In 2023, burnout continues to be a hot topic for supply chain and procurement professionals. This has caused industry leaders to ask, What is the real answer to procurement burnout? Blog Market Trends procurement

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Know Your Supply Chain KPIs – Procurement

Logistics Bureau

On this blog and the one published by our sister company Logistics Bureau, we often receive questions relating to metrics suitable for monitoring procurement performance. 7 Procurement KPIs You Should be Using. Other Supply Chain KPIs Procurement Teams Should Track.

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GEP Spend Category Outlook 2023 Report

What are the risks for procurement in 2023? What should leaders do to deliver value amid uncertainties? Read the GEP Spend Category Outlook 2023 report now to build successful spend management strategies across 22 indirect & direct categories.

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Global Brewer Taps Chainalytics to Optimise Transport Logistics Procurement

CHAINalytics

Because of stellar international growth, one of the world’s largest brewers was working with a complex and costly procurement process that begged for serious efficiency improvements.

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SCOPE SUMMIT Procurement and Supply Chain Virtual

ivalua

The post SCOPE SUMMIT Procurement and Supply Chain Virtual appeared first on Ivalua

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Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

The post Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management Brian Honer Emerge transportation management transportation procurement

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Understanding the Impact of Good Financial Management for Procurement

Procurement Academy

The key to successful procurement operations is having superb financial management. Indeed, spending is the primary action in procurement, and a misalignment in your finances can easily impact your procurement plans and disrupt your access to the supply chain.

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3 Essential Supply Chain Tools to Combat Inflation

As inflation and geopolitical instability worsen, many companies are going slow on investments. Investing in supply chain and procurement technology will help manage inflationary pressures better. Here are 3 tools that GEP recommends for your company to use.

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5 Procurement Trends to Prepare For

TRADOGRAM - Gabriel Swain

Technological progress and generational shifts are causing major transformations in procurement. Learn five procurement trends to watch for

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[Video] The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Why is consistency important, Read more [Video] The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement. The post [Video] The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Volkswagen Group Selects Ivalua to Digitize its Indirect Procurement Processes

ivalua

We are delighted to have been selected for the digitization of one of the world’s leading automotive players’ procurement processes. The post <strong>Volkswagen Group Selects Ivalua to Digitize its Indirect Procurement Processes</strong> appeared first on Ivalua

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A Quick Guide to Roles in Procurement

Logistics Bureau

For small companies, it is usually enough to have one person dealing with procurement but in large enterprises teams of people are needed, all with specific roles to play. The Finance Manager , on the other hand, controls the financial input and output of the procurement division.

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The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.

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Procurement in a high inflation environment

Skill Dynamics

During the 1970’s oil crisis and the rampant inflation that followed, skilled procurement professionals were in demand more than ever before. Typically, procurement is expected to deliver year-on-year savings. But when inflation pushes costs up, life gets tough for procurement teams.

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I Work in Procurement and I'm Proud

Kodiak Hub

Procurement isn't Boring. Procurement is Bold. You hold the power to change and impact the global environment and peoples lives. Be proud

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Ethics in Procurement: What are you doing to keep procurement ethical?

Skill Dynamics

Ethics play a major role in procurement and with the increasing use of technology and consumer behavior changes, it’s something to take seriously as an organization. Throughout the process, procurement professionals need to ensure they’re treating them in a fair and unbiased manner.

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How supply chain and procurement teams can manage suppliers effectively

Skill Dynamics

Managing strategic suppliers effectively is essential for procurement and supply chain teams to improve processes and drive competitive advantage for their organization. Indirect procurement) Which suppliers are best at delivering what you need today?

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8 Reasons Why Your Supply Chain Needs a Low-Code/No-Code Digital Platform

Low-code/no-code is a powerful innovation in software development that’s already redefining what’s possible with digital supply chain and procurement platforms. Read this whitepaper from TechTarget and GEP to see how it can benefit your enterprise.

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What’s the Difference Between Direct vs Indirect Procurement?

ivalua

What does Procurement mean? However, this is somewhat of an oversimplification of what the modern, best in class procurement organizations do for the larger business or organization. Procurement can and should be a significant value generator for the larger organization.

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Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative

Talking Logistics

Many companies are getting ready for (or perhaps have already completed) their annual transportation procurement engagement. But has the time come to transform the transportation procurement process? Read more Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative.

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Press release: 95% of procurement professionals concerned about the consequences of high employee churn?

Skill Dynamics

LONDON, 26th October 2022: More than half (53%) of senior procurement professionals say that retention in their function has decreased in the last three years – and 47% admit this is a problem, according to a report released today by high-impact digital training provider, Skill Dynamics.

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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. Getting a Job in Procurement.

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Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

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It’s Time for Procurement to own Scope 3 Emissions

ivalua

Why should Procurement own Scope 3 Emissions? For most procurement (and supply chain) professionals, the topic of Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions should be coming at you from every direction. Why Should Procurement Prioritize Scope 3? The answer is simple- suppliers and spend.