Filed in Supply Chain Management
Friday, December 12, 2014
For years, procurement was boxed into a corner. Its function was limited to negotiating with suppliers to get a better price. Even today, much of procurement is about leveraging an organization's scale to obtain quantity discounts. At the same time, we are seeing the emergence of procurement as a true value added business function. Here's a look at that shift.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
E2open, a leading provider of cloud-based services for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, recently announced that it has joined the Esri Partner Network.
Friday, December 05, 2014
What does it take to remain a supply chain leader? SCMR put that question to executives at four of the best-performing global supply chains. We also asked about their plans to remain at the top of their games in the year ahead.
Monday, November 17, 2014
The process for creating product sales samples can be something of an afterthought in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. Yet improving this specialized supply chain can streamline new product introductions; a significant competitive advantage given the sheer number of product launches in the industry.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has acquired the Global Trade Management (GTM) Practice of EntryPoint Consulting LLC, an industry leader in providing SAP Global Trade Services (SAP GTS) technology and business consulting services to multinationals across industries.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Of special interest to readers of Supply Chain Management Review will be “Americas Update,” which will look into the future of the market in the Americas and assess how firms will be able to favorably position themselves to compete and win market share.
Monday, October 13, 2014
The majority of shippers see supply chain risk management as a vital element on the way to optimizing their relationships with third-party logistics providers (3PLs). According to a new study by Accenture, however, only seven percent of shippers are generating returns of over 100 percent on their supply chain risk management investments.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Uncertainty in supplier data can only be eliminated through strict data assessment, validation and certification.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Supply chain managers attending the annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco this week learned that the company has released significant additions and updates to its full portfolio of software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings
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Monday, September 29, 2014
This was widely recognized as a well deserved tribute to one of the industry’s most provocative thought leaders