Ivalua Study: Tech Challenges Hinder Procurement

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New Ivalua study shows technology challenges are hindering procurement teams from achieving business objectives. Key findings include: 97% of advanced procurement departments say procurement strategy is well aligned with overall business strategy versus only 14% of beginners. .

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Establishing Procurement as a Competitive Advantage

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In my previous posts, I looked at how to successfully launch a digital transformation and progress to best-in-class Procurement. Procurement was tasked with supporting a board level initiative to accelerate innovation and increase margins. The same applies to Procurement.

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A Humble 2020 Procurement Resolution – Transform the World 

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For Procurement leaders, that typically translates into saving a few percent here. For Procurement leaders today, those missed opportunities can be great. But for the most part, Procurement objectives remain too incremental rather than transformative. .

TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt

Talking Logistics

Procurement & Contract Management. Case Study Cloud/SaaS Retail Transportation Management Transportation Management Systems Carhartt cloud Manhattan Associates omni-channel SaaS TMS transportation management systems

The Science and the Art of Procurement

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As we move towards a new decade is the emphasis in the procurement world changing – are we going to see a new age, where the Art of Procurement comes to the fore? Technology has radically changed procurement activities and procurement roles across virtually all our spheres of activity.

Ivalua Paints a Great Procurement Picture at Ivalua NOW Chicago 2019

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The event was themed on “The Art of Procurement” relating to how the further procurement leaders mature in their transformations, the more their approach shifts from science to art. Just building great Procurement solutions that customers clearly love (in 2018 once again maintaining the industry’s highest retention rate, over 98%). The most eye-catching statistic of the event came from Duncan regarding procurement’s self-assessed v.

ANCA Streamlines Procurement with the QAD Supplier Portal

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Inevitably, the procurement process is complex and challenging to manage. Our full case study provides details of how the QAD Supplier Portal helped ANCA streamline their purchasing processes. Procurement System Improvement Goals. Streamlined Component Procurement.

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

ToolsGroup

September 26, 2019) A new study by ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, and Spinnaker, a supply chain services company, has found that only 7% of companies are reaping the benefits of digital transformation of supply chain planning. PRESS RELEASE.

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New Ivalua study shows technology challenges are hindering procurement teams from achieving business objectives

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions , has announced the latest findings of a worldwide study of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders on Effective Procurement Performance Measurement.

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Client Case Study Video Interview

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Client Case Study Video Interview with Lucid Motors, Menlo Park, CA. We did a comprehensive market analysis of the majority of the procurement tools that were available to us and we decided upon the Eyvo eBA system due to a combination of high functionality and reasonable cost.

Future of Procurement Study Available

Supply Chain View from the Field

I recently completed a study of 25 CPO’s, each providing their view of what procurement will look like in 2025. Procurement has a history that is linked in the core concepts of centralization, volume leveraging, and cost reduction. These early insights dating back to the early roots of procurement evoke a situation that is still not uncommon to what we see today.

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The procurement Summit 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The procurement Summit 2016. Building on the huge success of eWorld Procurement & Supply – which has been running bi-annually in London since 2001 – the new Procurement Summit will bring together 150 purchasing and finance professionals from across the commercial, public and third sectors.

Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

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We would not have succeeded without a team effort across R&D, the business leaders, and SC disciplines of engineering, procurement, and manufacturing. Over the course of the last two years, we at Supply Chain Insight s have worked on a methodology to gauge supply chain improvement.

Why Agile Procurement is Essential for CPOs in 2020

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His insights are numerous, and can all be heard in his full podcast episode, but among them is his main focus in 2020, the opportunity presented by agile procurement. Bartolini’s view of modern procurement is one of an industry at a crossroads. didn’t buy off on procurement?as

A Procurement Resolution – Realize Your True Potential

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For Procurement leaders in particular there couldn’t be a better time to do so. A recent study by the Hackett Group found that only 63% of Procurement organizations have even developed a plan for digital transformation. Alex Saric, Chief Marketing Officer, Ivalua.

Global Supply Chain & Procurement Summit 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Global Supply Chain & Procurement Summit. parity.com/global-supply-chain-procurement-summit/. Achieving this goal relies mainly on the Procurement and Supply Chain Management team. Companies need to adopt strategies that can deal with the dynamism and complexity of today’s environment, ensuring that procurement and supply chain functions can be used as the first line of defence for business operations. Date: 15-16 October, 2015.

CAPS Procurement Analytics Study Highlighted in Inside Supply Management

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This month’s Inside Supply Management published by the Institute for Supply Management features an article announcing the launch of a study being undertaken by the Center for Advanced Purchasing on the evolution of procurement analytics. I am leading the study along with Tom Choi and two of our students, Jaikishen Venkitaraman and Shweta Murthy, working at the SCRC. There are an incredible number of procurement platforms.

How Sustainable Procurement is Evolving: Trends From the 2019 Barometer Study

EcoVadis

The 2019 Sustainable Procurement Barometer is here, with some key insights on the current state of sustainable procurement and trends for how organizations around the globe are tackling sustainability in their supply chains. This year marked a significant difference in the types of organizations who participated, uncovering interesting distinctions between organizations with mature sustainable procurement programs and those perhaps at the start of their journey.

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Apple Procurement Leader Hails from NC State

NC State SCRC

Today’s WSJ front page shares the important role of one of Apple’s top senior executives who runs much of the procurement and supply chain activity for Apple – Tony Blevins. He wanted to weaponize procurement in a short-term way.

New Case Study on Alcatel-Lucent Sustainable Procurement Best Practices

EcoVadis

Case Study. We are pleased to publish a new case study detailing Alcatel-Lucent’s sustainable procurement program. Download the Case Study from the library

Procurement Transformation Delays – The Role of Personality!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article provided to Supply Chain Game Changer by Katalin Brennan at Eyvo E-Procurement. We’ve all heard of the need for Procurement to embrace the Digital Transformation for many years. There are few procurement-specific personality surveys available. Subscribe Here!

Podcast: Procurement Expert Alan Dunning on Digital Transformation

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On episode 7 of Supply Chain Next, host Richard Donaldson speaks with Alan Dunning, Principal Supply Chain Manager (Procurement & Contracts) for Worley. Alan Dunning has been in procurement for almost 40 years, and has spent the last 20+ years doing project procurement management.

Next Generation Supply Chain Risk Management: A Case Study

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply Chain Risk Management Procurement/Sourcing Supply Chain Visibility supply chain sourcing Risk AGCOWe are entering an era where it is becoming possible to detect supply chain risks much more quickly. A case in point is offered by AGCO. AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of a wide range of agricultural equipment.

Inefficient Procurement processes are costing UK businesses almost £2m per year, reveals research

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29 th August 2019, London – Research from Ivalua , a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions , has shown that Procurement, supply chain and finance professionals are spending almost a third (31%) of their time dealing with inefficient paper-based or manual Procurement processes, which is costing UK businesses on average £1.94m annually* and limiting Procurement teams’ ability to deliver more strategic value. About the study.

Commissioned Study reveals digital maturity in procurement is lagging behind perceived progress

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Ivalua has announced the findings of a worldwide survey of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders, on the status of their digital transformations, the obstacles encountered and keys to success. Ivalua is the Procurement empowerment platform.

Forrester Study “Enabling Smarter Procurement How Modern Software Can Help Address Chief Procurement Officers’ New Priorities”

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The post Forrester Study “Enabling Smarter Procurement How Modern Software Can Help Address Chief Procurement Officers’ New Priorities” appeared first on Ivalua

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7 Traits of Great Supply Chain Leader: A Case Study of Tim Cook

Supply Chain Opz

Steve Jobs met Tim Cook In 1998, Steve Jobs invited Tim Cook for the interview while Cook was working as a procurement and supply chain leader at another company. The value of supply chain management as a discipline has gained more and more recognition from the business communities.

USDA releases study on Biobased Economy

Supply Chain View from the Field

The USDA released a new study that I worked on with Jay Golden from Duke University this past summer. ” In the next phase of our study, we will be working on the next phase of the report: An i n-depth economic study of biobased products and economic impacts, including research on job creation and economic value. Congress mandated the upcoming study in the 2014 Farm Bill.

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The Procurement Summit – 17 November 2015

Supply Chain Movement

The Procurement Summit. The Procurement Summit provides senior purchasing, sourcing and supply chain executives across the North of England with an unmissable opportunity to keep up-to-date with the latest industry innovations, best practice and new technology solutions. The Procurement Summit offers an education-rich event including: - Educational seminars on the latest industry issues. - First-hand case studies on the challenges of procurement leadership.

Hey Procurement! It’s Time to SELL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The Procurement, or Purchasing, function is considered by many to be a necessary but non-strategic part of any organization. Study after study shows that this is a common view held amongst Executives and peer functions alike. This is not to say that they believe Procurement doesn’t play a role, but rather that they don’t view Procurement as playing a critical role beyond cutting costs and finding suppliers. Procurement is strategic!

Time to Look into the Future of Procurement!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Procurement? There has been transformation in the Procurement function over the past decade. A Paradigm Shift in the Procurement Function. The Evolution of Procurement’s Value Proposition. Procurement professionals need to get savvy.

Successfully Launching a Digital Procurement Transformation

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In an earlier post , I wrote about the importance and overall success factors involved in digitally transforming Procurement. The Forrester study found the top two challenges for beginners were lack of executive support and insufficient budget (for people and technology).

Procurement Outsourcing – Keep your Integrity!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Like so many professionals Procurement people are very proud. But at some point in their careers, especially in the age of Outsourcing, they are likely to have to deal with potential suppliers who provide Procurement services. Procurement typically negotiates deals for other functions like I/T, HR, Manufacturing and every other area in the company. When selling Procurement Outsourcing services you need to have a lot of credibility to begin. Case Studies.

International Procurement in Emerging Markets

SCM Research

Procurement companies that are sourcing in emerging markets realize great opportunities and competitive advantages. However, procurement companies face challenges and risks in emerging markets. The study International Procurement: Challenges and Opportunities in Emerging Markets provides insights into approaches by top performers in dealing with these challenges and analyzes what it is that raises them above their competitors in their sourcing activities in emerging markets.

Case Study – CodeFour

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Case Study - CodeFour Media Group. The post Case Study – CodeFour appeared first on Purchasing and Procurement Software Solutions. E-Procurement SoftwareFrom time to time we like to showcase a few clients during the year.