Supplier Motivation, A Key Component of Supplier Management

ivalua

Convinced that their sizes and brands will attract suppliers anyway, they entrench themselves behind the gates of rigid procurement processes. This translates into a powerful lesson learned for Procurement: motivate your suppliers rather than merely manage them.

Integrated Supplier Management Boosts Performance

QAD

The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly increased the awareness among manufacturers for improved communication and collaboration with suppliers. Manufacturers require integrated supplier management to ensure the timely flow of goods and information.

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What Is Strategic Supplier Management?

EC Sourcing Group

What Is Strategic Supplier Management? Perhaps one of the toughest tasks of all in the entire supply chain and procurement process is mitigating the human factor and evaluating the relationships you have with your suppliers and strategic partners. Strategic supplier management.

5 Types of Supplier Management Tools That Make Life Easier

ProcurePort

The post 5 Types of Supplier Management Tools That Make Life Easier appeared first on ProcurePort Blog. Supplier ManagementThe procurement landscape has changed a lot since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

Factoring Risk & Business Continuity into Holistic Supplier Management

Jaggaer

What is the optimal way to categorize your suppliers so that you can manage them better and maximize business continuity? The report, therefore, provides a very useful insight into supply chain management and resilience from the perspective of this community. Tier Suppliers.

Supplier Management Demo

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What has been Apple’s greatest impact on supplier management? The answer may surprise you.

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Apple has long been known as a leader in supply chain management with Gartner consistently ranking them number one in its annual report identifying the Top 25 Supply Chain Leaders. Apple’s sourcing and supplier management practices are under a constant microscope and have certainly taught us many valuable lessons including: The importance of keeping your supply chain as simple as possible. The need to demand supplier transparency and responsibility.

A Look at Direct v. Indirect Supplier Management in Three Industries

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Doug Keeley, Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua. The most fundamental spend categorization in Procurement is the line between direct and indirect spend, but one effort that transcends this split is supplier management. This includes supplier information management, supply chain risk management/mitigation, and supplier performance management. Who is the supplier, who are the points of contract, what are the terms of service or delivery?

What is Supplier Management?

ProcurePort

The post What is Supplier Management? Supplier Managementappeared first on ProcurePort Blog.

Why Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Management Can Make or Break Your Customer Experience

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They build strong supplier relationships to deliver on-time, high quality products and meet capacity demands. Given that sourcing and supplier management teams are responsible for building and maintaining supplier relations, they also have the opportunity to drive innovation. Through strong supplier management, you hold a key to helping your company tap into a much larger brain trust that extends beyond their own walls.

Supplier Management Tools Every Organization Needs

ProcurePort

Are you wondering what some of the best supplier monitoring tools on the market today are? It can become extremely overwhelming for team members if there are no dedicated channels to communicate, manage, and […]. Supplier Management

Supplier Management: what is it and why is it important?

HICX Solutions

“The objective of supplier management is to ensure that all contracts with suppliers support the needs of the business.” At first glance, supplier management seems like an easy thing to sum up. In very broad terms, it refers to the management of relationships with third-party vendors that supply your organisation with essential goods and services. What is supplier management? Why is effective supplier management important?

Supplier Management Through a Vendor Portal

TPSynergy

Along with your customers, suppliers and purchasing agents need the same level of info just as fast. The fastest and most cost-effective way to implement this is with a supplier vendor portal. Here are some of its benefits: SUPPLIER SELF-SERVICE. Portals allow the supplier to have a high degree of autonomy. Inquiries that would have taken days or even weeks through a lengthy process of calls and emails is instead done by the supplier in a few clicks.

What are the Key Components of Successful Supplier Management?

HICX Solutions

Here at HICX we are championing the importance and value of evolved supplier management. Evolved supplier management focuses on moving beyond mere strategic sourcing and category management, and instead encouraging organisations to think differently about how they work with their suppliers. In this blog we take a look at the key components of supplier management , starting with… 1. Supplier Innovation.

Your Procure-to-Pay Suite Won’t Cut It For Supplier Management – Here’s Why

HICX Solutions

One of the most common scenarios is to have the P2P system become the master for supplier data and the single portal for all suppliers to the business. Firstly, suites aren’t designed for the huge variety in the supplier base. Sure, suppliers have in common that they sell you products or services and you pay them, but that’s about where the commonality ends. This has significant implications for who can add or modify what data relating to the supplier.

5 Pillars of Effective Supplier Management

Claritum

This article focuses on effective supplier management. The five pillars of effective supplier management covered in this article are: Supplier Information Management. Supplier Lifecycle Management. Supplier Performance Management. Supplier Risk, Diversity and Compliance Management. Supplier Relationship Management. 1 Supplier Information Management. 2 Supplier Lifecycle Management.

Supplier Management in Procurement – Its Benefits, Process, & Best Practices

ProcurePort

Besides your customers, your suppliers might be the next most important group of people with which your organization regularly interacts. This is because, without your suppliers and vendors, your products and services simply don’t get made. Supplier Management

If you had a clean slate, what supplier management practices would you eliminate?

ivalua

Which got me to thinking… If you are a manufacturer, what supplier management practices might you eliminate if you had a clean slate? Here are some to consider: Segmenting suppliers by spend – By segmenting on total spend, and only focusing on those who you are spending the most with, glaring gaps open up. Are there suppliers that you spend less on who could become the cornerstone of your product?

The IT Supplier Management Process – A Look at IT Vendor Management

ProcurePort

This makes IT supplier management a must. The post The IT Supplier Management Process – A Look at IT Vendor Management appeared first on ProcurePort Blog. Supplier Management

Intalere partners with Ivalua & Consus Global to digitize and transform their sourcing, supplier management and contract lifecycle management processes

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The solution will support Intalere’s Supplier Management, eSourcing, Contract Lifecycle Management and transactional procurement processes. New York, NY January 07, 2021. We are excited to announce that Intalere, a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. Louis, Mo.

Basware Adds Diversity Data to Supplier Management Solution

Supply Chain Brain

Basware, a procure-to-pay and e-invoicing solution, has added diversity data to its Supplier Management solution, allowing customers to identify minority-owned and small business suppliers within their base

How to Strengthen Your Supplier Management Strategies

Jaggaer

The post How to Strengthen Your Supplier Management Strategies appeared first on Jaggaer.

8 Steps to Building Supply Chain Resilience for Manufacturers in a Post-Covid World

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They discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Procurement and came up with this list of 8 critical supply chain management activities that can help Procurement teams build and maintain supply chain resilience now and in the years to come. Set expectations with suppliers.

Will 2021 be about Cost Reduction or Strategic Supplier Relationships?

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PWC has been publishing the annual procurement survey since 2015, capturing many of the trends in procurement that we now see in organisations, such as the focus on supplier risk management. The post Will 2021 be about Cost Reduction or Strategic Supplier Relationships?

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Supplier Management and Sourcing in the Fashion Industry – Under the Spotlight

Jaggaer

More than virtually any other sector, sourcing and supplier management in the fashion industry have been exposed to intense scrutiny in recent years, while the functions have become of increasingly strategic importance to business success. Supply chains are multi-tiered and therefore difficult to manage. For these and many other reasons, the role of purchasing and supplier management is highly strategic in the fashion industry.

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Collaboration will drive future sourcing and supplier management success

ivalua

Historically, if you asked sourcing leaders to name the one competency they felt they needed their procurement and sourcing teams to master in order to achieve ongoing sourcing and supplier management success, most would likely have said negotiation skills. And as time passed, this critical talent has evolved well beyond the ability to squeeze vendors and suppliers down to the lowest price. But collaboration is not reserved for suppliers.

Four Key Strategic Sourcing Benefits

QAD

Recent business turbulence has increased the awareness among manufacturers for improved communication and collaboration with suppliers. This is certainly true in the area of strategic sourcing where procurement teams rely heavily on manually intensive efforts to identify and select suppliers.

3 areas of development for Supplier Relationship Management

ivalua

Supplier Relationship Management has taken on new meaning in the unprecedented times in which we find ourselves living. Now is the time to rethink supplier relationships for 2021 and beyond. Supplier Relationship Management – time to rewrite the rule-book?

How supplier experience management drives innovation

HICX Solutions

They discussed changes in demand in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) category, and how companies in this category are working with their suppliers and supply chains to adapt. A combination of effective relationship management and data insights has made this possible.

Scottish Councils Deliver Streamlined Contract and Supplier Management

Jaggaer

B oth councils adopted JAGGAER’s contract lifecycle management software , which complemented their use of (public contracts Scotland) PCS-Tender. The Council made a strategic decision to implement JAGGAER’s contract lifecycle management software across its whole contract portfolio.

Managing Your European Supply Chain Network: Tactical Responses to the Coronavirus Pandemic

CHAINalytics

At this point, most … The post Managing Your European Supply Chain Network: Tactical Responses to the Coronavirus Pandemic appeared first on Chainalytics. COVID-19 is testing the resiliency of supply chains worldwide and particularly in Europe.

Collaboration Will Drive Future Sourcing and Supplier Management Success

ivalua

Historically, if you asked sourcing leaders to name the one competency they felt they needed their procurement and sourcing teams to master in order to achieve ongoing sourcing and supplier management success, most would likely have said negotiation skills. And as time passed, this critical talent has evolved well beyond the ability to squeeze vendors and suppliers down to the lowest price. But collaboration is not reserved for suppliers.

Supplier Relationship Management: What It Is and How to Improve it?

Unleashed

Supplier relationship management is often referred to as the B2B equivalent of customer relationship management. We’ll define this crucial management concept and explain how you can implement and improve supplier relationship management to leverage business success.

5 Benefits of Global Sourcing in Supply Chain Management

EC Sourcing Group

5 Benefits of Global Sourcing in Supply Chain Management. The importance of quality in supply chain management is undeniable. What Is Supply Chain Management? Supply chain management is the big picture, of which procurement is merely a piece.

Introducing QAD Adaptive ERP 2021

QAD

For QAD Adaptive ERP and QAD Adaptive Applications, the latest enhancements include: Effective Enterprise Management. Complete Customer Management. Integrated Supplier Management. Scenario Management has been re-engineered to provide a true parallel planning experience.