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Five strategies to make procurement more sustainable

Thursday, May 30, 2024 · Pierre-François Thaler and Matias Pollmann-Larsen
A recent report from Accenture and EcoVadis found that delivering on sustainability goals is a top driver in 71% of procurement programs.

Accenture Makes 2 Deals, Acquiring Reverse Logistics, Procurement Firms

Friday, November 3, 2023 · Brian Straight
Accenture has made two acquisition announcements this week, announcing the intention to acquire procurement firm The Shelby Group and reverse logistics specialists OnProcess Technology.

Accenture acquires MacGregor Partners to expand supply chain network and fulfillment capabilities

Thursday, September 8, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Acquisition brings expertise in logistics and warehouse management, as well as data visualization and digital yard solutions.

Working with competitors—or why co-opetition is the key to improving cost and efficiency

Thursday, September 1, 2022 · Emmanuel Hassoun, Pierre Mawet and Peter Mack
Today’s hyper-competitive business environment calls for more advanced and innovative solutions, like sharing resources with your competitors.

Time for Shippers and 3PLs to Innovate Together

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 · Sarah Banks, Managing Director, Global Lead Freight & Logistics Accenture
A strong collaboration between 3PLs and shippers can help to bring innovative solutions that will benefit both in the future. To do so, shippers must express their needs and challenges, and 3PLs must listen and find paths to address and adapt—and both must recognize the…

How Procurement Directed Buy Agreements Value Are Improved With Blockchain

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 · Olusegun Ladipo, Adam Robbins, and Andrew Marquardt
Blockchain technology—the underpinning of cryptocurrencies—is becoming more prevalent in a growing variety of applications.

The New Essential for Supply Chains: Intelligent Execution Control Tower Part I

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 · Sundip Naik and Pravesh Kumar
More than ever, companies today—especially in the wake of COVID-19—recognize how critical supply chain visibility and resiliency are to managing through disruptions and balancing supply and demand.

Accenture Gives Exclusive Interview on Current State of Ocean Cargo Supply Chains

Monday, July 19, 2021 · Patrick Burnson
Due to ongoing pressures from e-commerce and post-pandemic demand, ocean carriers are operating at crisis-driven velocity for the foreseeable future.

Accenture’s Technology Vision 2021 Survey Addresses Supply Chain “Stress”

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 · Patrick Burnson
New findings from Accenture’s Technology Vision 2021, based on responses from more than 600 supply chain leaders, demonstrate that 81% of executives said the pandemic has been their organization’s largest stress test.

Accenture and MIT Team to Create a Supply Chain Resilience Stress Test

Monday, October 26, 2020 · SCMR Staff
Accenture and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are co-developing a supply chain resilience stress test for assessing operational and financial risks created by major market disruptions, disasters or other catastrophic events.

Only 10% of Companies Have Customer-Centric Supply Chains for Resilience, Says Accenture

Thursday, June 25, 2020 · Patrick Burnson
Just 10% of companies were on the right path to building customer-centric supply chains that are resilient and enable growth prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Accenture.

Fulfillment Update: Distribution Disruption

Thursday, March 5, 2020 · Steve Scales
Change is coming to traditional distribution - if it's not already here. It's time to get ready.

Accenture’s Supply Chain Study Champions “Change-Ready” Culture

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 · Patrick Burnson
Recent research by Accenture found that Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs) are ahead of their peers in the sales function, surpassing them in scaling digitally enabled solutions.

The Need for Speed: Why the Sharing Economy Needs a New Approach to Product Development

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 · Steve Myers
When developing a product for the sharing economy, businesses need to know that it is feasible and that it has a market.

Accenture Weighs in on E-Commerce Supply Chain Challenges

Thursday, February 21, 2019 · Patrick Burnson
Steve Osburn, Managing Director at Kurt Salmon – a part of Accenture Strategy specializing in Supply Chain. shares his insights and observations on e-commerce in this exclusive interview.
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