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

Why Digitalizing Sourcing is a Must for Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

The key to this lies with sourcing. Before diving further, let us define what sourcing is. Sourcing is the practice of finding and selecting suppliers for a range of services (e.g., Digitalizing sourcing (i.e., Procurement sourcing

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FMCG Sourcing: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

FMCG Dave Jordan Sourcing supply chain excellenceThe Enchange Supply Chain House is available for those wishing to embark on a structured, medium-term journey towards Supply Chain excellence. What about those companies who need change now with no time to waste?

What is Responsible Sourcing?

ivalua

Responsible sourcing is the incorporation of ethical, sustainable and socially conscious principles into sourcing, procurement and overall supply chain management practices. Responsible sourcing requires a shift in thinking and priorities. provide source].

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Guide to FMCG Supply Chain – Sourcing Function

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The all-encompassing Planning function was the focus of the most recent article and this time we look at Source or Sourcing and this discipline is not as straight-forward as the name may suggest. Dave Jordan Supply Chain Supply Chain House Sourcing

​​Meeting the Demand in Sourcing and Procurement

EC Sourcing Group

??Meeting the Demand in Sourcing and Procurement. In recent years, considerable efforts have been made to simplify and streamline sourcing, procurement, and overall supply chains to meet demand more effectively. Sourcing and Procurement Optimization : Speed and Transparency.

Top 10 Tips to Effective Sourcing Execution in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

FMCG Dave Jordan Sourcing supply chain excellence SUPPLY PLANNINGThe Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence.

What Is Vendor Sourcing?

EC Sourcing Group

What Is Vendor Sourcing? Generally speaking, vendor sourcing is when you choose vendors to supply you with either goods or services. In years past, vendor sourcing could be an intricate and lengthy process. Auction Vendors: The Basics of Vendor Sourcing.

Supply Chain Sourcing and Buying 101

ProcurePort

• There is a lot of work that goes into a company’s sourcing and buying activities beyond just the transaction. In many cases, the nature of the transaction and the intended frequency of purchase will dictate the sourcing process. • Strategic Sourcing

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

How Can Sourcing Be Improved?

EC Sourcing Group

Sourcing is a vital piece of procurement and the overall supply chain itself. However, just about anything can be improved upon, and sourcing optimization and optimized operations can help streamline the process. Sourcing Optimization: Have a Sourcing Calendar or Pipeline.

Ethics in Sourcing and Procurement Management

EC Sourcing Group

Ethics in Sourcing and Procurement Management. Read on to learn more about procurement management and ethics, how to spot unethical behavior, and how your eSourcing software can help you pave the way to an ethical and risk-free sourcing and procurement process. Illegal sourcing.

What Makes the Best Sourcing Software?

EC Sourcing Group

Sourcing is an integral part of procurement management and an upstream part of the supply chain, affecting its overall success. Sourcing is the acquiring of goods and services needed to run a business or make a product. . What Are the Benefits of Sourcing Software ?

Strategic Sourcing Solutions to Enhance Your Bottom Line

EC Sourcing Group

Strategic Sourcing Solutions to Enhance Your Bottom Line. Strategic sourcing is vital to procurement and the supply chain overall, as it allows companies to gain the lowest cost of a good or service while minimizing supply chain risk. What Is Strategic Sourcing?

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

The 7 Steps in the Strategic Sourcing Process

All Things Supply Chain

With the advent of COVID-19 pandemic, supply chains and demand have been massively disrupted and are causing inventory issues, unclear delivery reliability, and a significant risk in single-source supplier circumstances.…

What Does “Good” Look Like: Strategic Sourcing

ivalua

So what does “good” strategic sourcing look like? The primary difference between Strategic Sourcing and “good” Strategic Sourcing is contextualized flexibility. Good” strategic sourcing…. Once again, up-front exploration expands the value proposition of sourcing.

Empower Better Sourcing Decisions with a Digital Supply Chain Platform  

Logility

And it all begins with sourcing. You can’t manage your sourcing without data, and that requires a single source of truth – a repository for all types of audits and scores. Sourcing management for strategic outcomes.

Global Supply Chains — A Source of Strength

Enterra Insights

3] Following year-long discussions about supply chain resilience, the Economist reminds us, “Resilience comes not from autarky but from diverse sources of supply.”[4] The post Global Supply Chains — A Source of Strength first appeared on Enterra Solutions.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Types of Sourcing Strategies in Procurement

ProcurePort

The post Types of Sourcing Strategies in Procurement appeared first on ProcurePort Blog. Strategic Sourcing• Robust and flexible procurement strategy can help you reduce operational and logistical experiences and equally serve as a competitive advantage.

Top 10 Tips to Build a Partnership Driven FMCG Sourcing Operation

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Now is the time to take a deeper-dive look at what you need in place to obtain the best value from your Source discipline. Dave Jordan Supply Chain Supply Chain House Sourcing supply chain excellence procurement

ANNOUNCING: ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2022

Supply Chain Brain

ProcureCon IT Sourcing is back LIVE and IN-PERSON in the heart of Boston, MA at the Westin Copley Place this July 18 – 19, 2022

Is Single Sourcing, or Sole Sourcing, Dead?

Supply Chain Game Changer

In many cases the use of single sourcing, or sole sourcing, Procurement strategies has limited the ability for Supply Chains to access alternate sources of supply and more rapidly support higher than normal demand levels. What is Single Sourcing or Sole Sourcing?

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making

Using Advanced Analytics to Improve Your Sourcing Outcomes

EC Sourcing Group

Read on to better understand of advanced analytics, their benefits, and how they will improve your sourcing outcomes. A well-designed sourcing dashboard helps the CPO move projects ahead and view all events in one place using graphs, charts, and tags as guides/alerts.

6 Things a World-Class Strategic Sourcing Team Must Consider

ProcurePort

• Strategic sourcing is a practice in procurement that seeks to utilize a single, integrated process for purchasing and supply chain management. So, as opposed to sourcing which is the actual […]. Strategic Sourcing

Supply Chain Matters Book Review: Profit From The Source

Supply Chain Matters

In this particular posting, we share our review of: Profit From The Source- Transforming Your Business By Putting Suppliers at the Core. The post Supply Chain Matters Book Review: Profit From The Source first appeared on The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group / Supply Chain Management.

Demystifying Transportation Sourcing – A Practitioner’s View

EC Sourcing Group

Demystifying Transportation Sourcing. If you are like me, transportation sourcing is a mind boggling and complex field. This article is about creating value in transportation sourcing. Applying sound sourcing principles will enable you to unlock value.

A Supply Chain Leader’s Guide to Managing Disruption With Modern Analytics

Learn to manage disruption with modern supply chain analytics.

If Multi-sourcing is a Best Practice, Why Are so Few Companies Doing It?

Logistics Viewpoints

Because of the pandemic, risk management surrounding sourcing has become top of mind. Companies need to ensure they have alternate sources of supply that can ramp up to the volumes needed. The post If Multi-sourcing is a Best Practice, Why Are so Few Companies Doing It?

EC Sourcing Group Expands its Leadership Team

EC Sourcing Group

Sourcing Industry Veteran, Paul Martyn, joins EC Sourcing Group’s Leadership Team. EC Sourcing Group Expands its Leadership Team: Procurement and strategic sourcing technology company, EC Sourcing Group, welcomes industry veteran, Paul Martyn, to its executive leadership team.

The Importance of Outlining a Sourcing Roadmap

Industry Star

If your organization doesn't have time to execute strategic sourcing, then deploying a Sourcing Roadmap could be the tool you need improve efficiencies and communication. Procurement Cloud Software Product Development Purchasing Sourcing Strategy Supply Chain

How to Optimize Your Procurement Sourcing Systems

EC Sourcing Group

How to Optimize Your Procurement Sourcing Systems. Finding the right tools and measures to optimize your procurement sourcing systems is a must. While optimization does rely heavily on procurement sourcing software , there are other ways to optimize the procurement management process.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

Top 5 Sourcing and Procurement Techniques

EC Sourcing Group

Top 5 Sourcing and Procurement Techniques. Sourcing and procurement in supply chain management play some of the most important roles. Read on to learn more about the top sourcing and procurement solutions and how you can integrate them into your workflow.

Demystifying Transportation Sourcing – A Practitioner’s View

EC Sourcing Group

Demystifying Transportation Sourcing. If you are like me, transportation sourcing is a mind boggling and complex field. This article is about creating value in transportation sourcing. Applying sound sourcing principles will enable you to unlock value.

EC Sourcing Group ranks as a ‘Value’ & ‘Customer’ Leader in Latest eSourcing Benchmarking Study

EC Sourcing Group

EC Sourcing Group ranks as a ‘Value’ & ‘Customer’ Leader in Latest eSourcing Benchmarking Study. Spend Matters’ newly released Fall 2021 SolutionMap report names EC Sourcing Group a Customer & Value Leader across multiple organization types.

What is Sourcing Strategy and Why is it Important?

ProcurePort

• Strategic sourcing is a combination of activities aimed at aligning a company’s procurement spend with its overall objectives. • The sourcing strategy balances numerous variables in supply chains as well as the various interests of internal […]. Strategic Sourcing

The Digital Logistics Provider: Delivering a New Level of Service in the Age of IoT

In response to the growing complexity of the modern global supply chain, logistics service providers are embracing digital supply chain solutions powered by new IoT tracking technologies and data analytics.