Transforming your supply chain: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

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We did precisely that at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015 with experts from Hewlett Packard, Baker Hughes, ZALORA and FCI Electronics. In e-commerce, the supply chain begins from the point we procure our products to the point they reach the distribution center (DC) and finally, to the customer’s doorstep. What happens when you ask four experts for their thoughts on supply chain transformation?

ProcureCon Asia, 9th – 11th July 2019, Singapore

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He had taken on a few leadership roles in Flex such as Procurement Compliance Director, led the Global Sourcing team, and is currently member of Flex Supply Chain Council and Supply Chain Risk Management. The post ProcureCon Asia, 9th – 11th July 2019, Singapore appeared first on Ivalua Ivalua is the Lead Partner at this year’s ProcureCon Asia, which will be held at the Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa.

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Former Teva Pharmaceutical Procurement Leader Joins Synovos

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3, 2019 – Thomas Cummins, former Global Head of Manufacturing Goods and Services Procurement for Teva Pharmaceuticals, has been named Senior Direct of Global Procurement for Synovos, the leading independent integrated supply chain management company in North America. RADNOR, Pa. –

CG Consus

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Established in 2006 and privately held, Consus is a global procurement solutions integrator and services provider. With offices across Malaysia, Philippines, India, Singapore, London, USA and Canada, Consus collaborates with customers to implement source to pay (S2P) solutions and services required for rapid adoption, and realize the return on investment envisaged from such procurement initiatives. [link].

Expert insights: An interview with entrepreneur & author Vivek Sood

DELMIA Quintiq

We explore these questions and more as we catch up with Quintiq World Tour Singapore guest speaker Vivek Sood to get his thoughts on the developments in the industry. I’ve written about this at length in my books and spoke about it in my presentation in Singapore. Supply Chain Management (SCM) is introduced to cut across the silos (procurement, production, transportation, sales, marketing) – to unify planning and control. What are the key challenges facing companies today?

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Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

Freightos

Today, I’m happy to announce that together with the Baltic Exchange, a Singapore Exchange subsidiary, we’re taking the index to the next level. Finally, we are pursuing plans to launch financial instruments together with the Baltic Exchange’s owners, the Singapore Exchange, in order to help shippers, carriers, and forwarders control for volatility by transforming the visibility for action. Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX).

Synovos Releases Best Practices Paper on Bridging the Gap within MRO Supply Chain

Synovos

May 21, 2019 – Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, announced the availability of a new best practices article: MRO Supply Chain Best Practices: Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Procurement. Click the title to request the paper: MRO Supply Chain Best Practices: Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Procurement. Synovos provides services globally with locations in Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Singapore.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Our services help clients develop the right supply chain strategy for their business challenges and implement the process and technology solutions to improve Demand/Supply Planning, Procurement and Sourcing, Logistics and Warehousing, and Reverse Logistics business performance. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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Avoiding the bullwhip: Navigating volatile demand in a post-COVID world

Proxima

In Singapore, throughout March and April, eggs were in such high demand that they were frequently missing from the shelves. However, on a positive end-note, this offers a real opportunity to drive change in procurement, where supply chain managers have never held more weight within a business.

Winner of the last quarter: Unilever’s Marc Engel

Supply Chain Movement

In his 20-year career with Unilever, Engel has worked in Singapore, the Netherlands, UK, Brazil, Switzerland and Kenya. He has extensive experience in supply-chain operations, covering procurement, logistics, finance and strategy development. He moved into the supply chain operation in 1998 and held various positions in the UK, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland until becoming Unilever’s first Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) in 2008.

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The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Across twenty additional countries, Amazon’s other centers are predominantly focused on fulfillment and delivery stations while some countries, like Italy, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Singapore, and Japan also have Prime delivery facilities.

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Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

Jaggaer

A businessman, who caught the virus at a conference in Singapore, was linked to several other cases. Procurement professionals around the world are sitting up and paying attention, especially in sectors with globally integrated supply chains.

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Guest Post by Arun Gupta, PhD

Supply Chain View from the Field

In its current form the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and 11 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries (Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand). Further, there are challenges in negotiations around tariff-free market access to components instead of only finished products, remanufactured products, and government procurement.

Buyers, B-17 Bombers, and Heedful Interrelating…Musings for the Week

NC State SCRC

Weick (2001)notes that an example of “less heedful interrelating” is Winston Churchill’s reconstruction of why he failed to see that Singapore was vulnerable to land invasion in the Second World War. A good illustration of the awareness of multiple causality may be found in Churchill’s response to his horrified discovery that Singapore, rather than being impregnable, proved to be highly vulnerable to a Japanese land invasion (Allinson, 1993).

Has Driverless Supply Chain Planning Already Arrived?

ToolsGroup

Singapore has a fleet of self-driving taxis that will go into service by the end of the year. Unmanned coffee stations transmit POS data every 15 minutes to help forecast demand, optimize inventory, and generate replenishment proposals for distribution and procurement; SCP software calculates the refill order requirements nightly for frequent, low-volume deliveries.

How Financial Services Companies Can Manage Sustainability Risks While Driving Progress On UN Sustainable Development Goal 16

EcoVadis

In practice, however, companies can create profound contributions to SDG 16 through their sustainable procurement programs. All in all, delivering SDG 16 through sustainable procurement in the Financial Service sector is not only relevant, but turns out to be crucial as well. Integrating into Procurement and Supplier Selection Processes. Sustainable procurement is definitely one of, if not the most powerful catalyst to push forward the necessary progress.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. The fires are causing high levels of haze in Singapore and other countries, where pollution levels are almost unprecedented. El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now. Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage.

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

I am the Global Head of Supply Chain Management (SCM) in some companies referred to as the chief procurement officer. My job entails procurement as well as transportation and logistics. Focusing on the transport & logistics; we are establishing ten Transportation Management Centres (TMC) worldwide that will be located on the Arabic peninsular, China, Singapore, India, Poland, Italy, Switzerland, Finland, Brazil and the USA.

Bristlecone Launches SAP Ariba Cloud Connection for Informatica Cloud Data Integration

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The new connector will simplify data integration, helping reduce complexity in the procurement process and improve the efficiency of supply chain operations for Informatica customers. It has been rated by leading industry analysts as one of the supply chain management firms consistently over the last decade, with a singular focus on successfully addressing customer’s Procurement, Supply Chain and Analytics challenges. SAN JOSE, Calif.

The Digital Twin is the Next Big Technology Enabler

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The entire city of Singapore is modelled in 3D (augmented with building information modelling or BIM) for testing upgrades intended to improve daily life for its citizens. Even though procurement tends to get the spotlight when the focus is on supply chain, asset management is the foundation of the enterprise. With hindsight, some technologies are revealed as not only promoters of progress, but enablers of other technologies.

Job opening: Global Supply Chain Director at Océ

Supply Chain Movement

Within this organization, you are responsible for global supply chain management activities across geographies (Netherlands, Germany, Canada and Singapore), successfully driving supply chain strategies and policies ensuring availability and on time delivery of products (print systems, parts, and OEM) to customers. You are a member of the Global Manufacturing Management Team, and you lead your Supply Chain Managers in Netherlands, Germany, Canada and Singapore.

Money and the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

Regis Hotel in Singapore from 8 a.m. 4] Rich Weissman, “ Payments through Outlook could revolutionize procurement ,” Supply Chain Dive , 9 May 2018. [5] The principal goal of commerce, be it traditional or e-commerce, is to get customers to exchange their money for goods and services. Comedian Steve Martin once stated, “I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher.

Ivalua Exceeds $1B Valuation in New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Expansion & Technology Innovation

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Spend Management software has emerged as an increasingly strategic tool for businesses, boosting profitability by streamlining procurement processes, improving collaboration with suppliers and optimising cash flow. Ivalua is the Procurement empowerment platform. Tiger Global Management, LLC was founded in 2001 and is based in New York with affiliate offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangalore and Melbourne.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) are designed to boost economic growth through trade by opening markets by way of progressive removal of customs duties, eliminating or reducing trade barriers and tariffs, lifting restrictions on services and even through public procurement. Singapore. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

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sections in this Singapore-based niche news site. Bob Ferrari, researcher and founder of the Ferrari Group, regularly publishes articles about technology, supply chain management, procurement and risk management. The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. Intro Email Newsletters News Sites Social Media Influencers Blogs Unexpected Places. If you’re like me, staying up to date on supply chain news is critical.

Why Supply Chain Transformation is Inevitable

Enterra Insights

“Unfortunately,” writes Jonathan Webb ( @j_p_webb ), Head of Strategy Research at Procurement Leaders, “the world has grown more complex. Regis Hotel in Singapore from 8 a.m. Change and transformation are never easy, especially if what you have been doing has proven successful. You know the old saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” ” Supply chain professionals would love that aphorism to be true.

Synovos Releases Best Practices Paper on Bridging the Gap within MRO Supply Chain

Synovos

May 21, 2019 – Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, announced the availability of a new best practices article: MRO Supply Chain Best Practices: Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Procurement. Click the title to request the paper: MRO Supply Chain Best Practices: Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Procurement. Synovos provides services globally with locations in Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Singapore.

Top eCommerce marketplaces in Philippines

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specializes in procuring products that are unavailable in the country. Nearly a million (930,000) users from the Philippines e-commerce marketplace utilize Carousell every 30 days with the success of the company helping it expand to Australian, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong. The popularity of the website has seen it expand its wings to Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

OPEC Or The Chinese New Year? Freight Prices Going Forward

Freightos

It is celebrated on mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore and other countries with significant ethnic Chinese populations. After the Turkey & Tree break, procurement professionals are faced with the task of replenishing stock before the looming Chinese New Year shutdown. OPEC Or The Chinese New Year? Freight Prices Going Forward. By Eytan Buchman, Director of Marketing at Freightos. eytanbuchman.

How Will Smart Cities be Financed?

Enterra Insights

Singapore Electrical Grid. “Singapore will cut back on power consumption by 22 percent with improvements in 80 percent of the building stock through its energy efficiency program, ‘green mark,’ in buildings by 2030 while the net savings are expected to amount to USD 400 million.” ” Procurement structures : “What is the optimum level of private sector participation?”

Worried About Foreign H-1B Hirers? Award More H-1B Visas!

Cerasis

These firms provide a valuable service: taking the risk and complications out of procuring H-1B visas. advanced degree programs or residents of Chile or Singapore. The H-1B visa, a temporary visa to hire high-skilled foreign workers for jobs in the United States for which American workers are not available, is intended to be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Starting tomorrow, April 1, applications for this visa will be accepted and considered for fiscal year 2017.

Desjardins Selects Ivalua & Fluxym to Enable Source-to-Settle Transformation

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Additionally, the organization chose Fluxym as the integrator to help increase value of procurement activities. “In order to continue to improve our value to our members and clients, better automation across our sourcing and contracting processes will enable the Sourcing group to work with internal stakeholders more collaboratively while being more strategic with the supply base,” said Nadia Malek, Vice President Procurement & Administrative Services at Desjardins.

Taking the Leap

Supply Chain Nation

It mentioned procurement and I thought that looked interesting – I do enjoy shopping! So, I started looking for buyer or procurement roles. I stumbled on a procurement/project management role at a small global defense contractor. I eventually ran the Asia-Pacific region and got to travel to Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan. You want to know a little bit about marketing, operations, procurement or whatever that gives you a sense of how a company works.

Taking the Leap

Supply Chain Nation

It mentioned procurement and I thought that looked interesting – I do enjoy shopping! So, I started looking for buyer or procurement roles. I stumbled on a procurement/project management role at a small global defense contractor. I eventually ran the Asia-Pacific region and got to travel to Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan. You want to know a little bit about marketing, operations, procurement or whatever that gives you a sense of how a company works.

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

This self-service 4-session course provides an overview of how to build a strong transportation management foundation, with a focus on strategy development, procurement, the role of technology, and the importance of enabling a continuous improvement culture and processes. MNX Global Logistics Acquires Specialty Aviation 3PL Aero Express Logistics in Singapore. Before diving into this week’s supply chain and logistics news, I want to share a couple of quick news items of our own.