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Categories: Commentary, Learning / Research, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management Tags: Process & Best Practice Join us next Wednesday, May 27 at 1 p.m. CDT for a best practices webinar on supply chain risk management from AGCO, the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural machinery. Show More Summary
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A world away from the cotton fields of Uzbekistan and garment factories across India and Nepal, the managers of a luxury hotel group in central London are learning how to stamp out supply chain slavery and identify victims of sexual exploitation.
Categories: Contract Management, Risk Performance and Compliance, Supply Risk Management Tags: Plus Over the past decade, supplier management solutions have evolved dramatically. Many started by serving as basic tools to meet data gathering...Show More Summary
Supply Chain Management lessons from Money Ball For starters, Billy Bean wouldn’t be as famous. That’s just the reality when comparing Major League Baseball to procurement.But we’d bet that he’d still be a winner and likely, a revolutionary Supply Chain Executive. Take note of the teams from last year’s MLB playoffs: The [...]
Categories: The Procurement Value Proposition – subtitled “The rise of supply management” is an important new book from Gerard Chick and Robert Handfield. Chick worked for CIPS for some years as Head of Research, and is now Chief Knowledge...Show More Summary
This article was created with data supplied by The Resumator, bringing recruiters, hiring managers and heads of talent or HR the latest thinking around both how you hire and who you hire to consistently outperform.. We're in the thick...Show More Summary
Federal water managers project Lake Mead's water level could force supply cuts to Arizona and Nevada by 2017.
The worldwide supply chain management and procurement software market grew 10.8% in 2014, reaching $9.9B in revenues in 2014. Cloud-based Supply Chain Management (SCM) software sales grew 17% in 2014. These and other insights are from the recently released Gartner analysis of worldwide supply chain management and procurement market, published May 12th. [...]
This post originally ran four years ago today. But it’s relevance has not waned. The simple answer: you’re looking for a resource that is so rare it may not even exist! And I’m not the only one who thinks so. After talking with a number of thought leaders over the years it’s become clear that […]
San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer has begun gauging support for potential ballot measures to tax oil extraction and require more public disclosure by energy companies in how they set gasoline prices and manage supply.
Categories: Learning / Research, Supply Chain Management, Supply Risk Tags: Process and Best Practice AGCO, the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural machinery, uses riskmethods to power its supply chain risk management solution as part of their global procurement strategy. Show More Summary
Categories: We have a webinar coming up that hopes to tell you just that, with some supply chain risk management lessons learned from AGCO. Sponsored by riskmethods (we don't say this often, but have you seen their tool? It's legitimately...Show More Summary
Today’s post is co-authored by the prophet. CLM, short for Contract Lifecycle Management, is arguably one of the most snooze-inducing acronyms in the Supply Management space, but yet also one of the most important. That’s because proper CLM not only overlaps both the Sourcing (or Source-to-Contract [S2C]) and Procurement (or Procure-to-Pay [P2P]) cycles (for strategic […]
Categories: Category Management, Sourcing, Spend Management Tags: PRO This is Part 1 of a 3-part series is an exclusive preview of a forthcoming research series sponsored by BravoSolution that we created for our Spend Matters PRO subscribers. Show More Summary
Apple Watch shipments are really expected to pick up in May. While it will likely still be quite some time before supply actually manages to catch up with demand, people are finally beginning to get their hands on their watches en masse. Show More Summary
By Bryan Schmode, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Avigilon Supply chain interruptions. Cargo theft and loss. Traffic flow management. Safety. Process improvement. These are all headline concerns for the transportation industry, but it has struggled to prevent the associated costs from spiraling upwards in recent years. In 2013, supply [...]
Categories: Industry News, Supplier Management, Supply Chain, Supply Networks, Sustainability Tags: L2, Sourcing and Categories We recently started to cover McDonald’s recently announced commitment to eliminating deforestation throughout its supply chain. Show More Summary
As more countries enact supply chain transparency laws to combat worker exploitation, businesses must rethink their approach to compliance.
Categories: Contract Management, Supply Chain Management Tags: Plus While contract lifecycle management, or CLM, is probably one of the most uninspiring acronyms in the procurement technology space, it is also one of the most important. Show More Summary