4 Corporate Initiatives that Need a Supply Chain Boost

by: Godfrey Huguley, November 18, 2014

Tying your supply chain improvement project to corporate initiatives can help make your project a priority as well, ensuring you get the resources you [...]

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The Future of Global Procurement is Better Operations and Supplier Management

by: Vince Spadafora, September 22, 2014

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a panel webinar (the replay is available to watch if you missed it) hosted by Supply and Demand Chain Executive on the future of global procurement. It was really interesting to hear from the attendees in the answers to the poll questions asked during the webinar. [...]

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Direct Materials P2P: Research Survey Findings

by: Donna Fritz, September 08, 2014

Bill McBeath continues his series on Direct Materials P2P with research survey findings from interviews with over 120 manufacturers about their level of direct materials P2P automation, why they automate, the KPIs they use to measure success for their direct P2P, and [...]

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Are you really “too busy” to think about upgrading your supply chain technology?

by: David Riffel, June 16, 2014

Maybe you put off upgrading your supply chain technology because it seems like you don’t have time for a big implementation project. But the technology available today is so different from just a few years ago, it simply doesn’t make sense NOT to look. [...]

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Searching for Outsourcing Cost Savings? Workflow Automation could be the missing link…

by: David Riffel, March 24, 2014

The top reason many companies choose to outsource is cost savings. However, after the project goes live many companies find they are not achieving their expected cost savings. Two common causes for this disconnect are vague contract terms/metrics, and lack of workflow automation [...]

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