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Thieves Popped Bottles of Moët After Stealing $2.3 Million of Wine From the Queen's Supplier

They stole the wine from a warehouse that supplies the Queen of England. Thieves in England managed to get away with nearly £1.5 million ($2.34 million USD) worth of vintage wine from a warehouse that supplies the royal family. According...Show More Summary

Are SMEs the Weakest Supply Chain Risk Link?

Categories: Procurement Commentary, Supply Chain, Supply Management, Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: Enterprise Irregulars, Incendiary Tidbits, L2 Late last month, I took the same side as Stephen Allott, crown representative...Show More Summary

Snap Poll With ISM: What’s the Procurement Value Mix Today? In 3 Years?

Categories: Our colleagues at Spend Matters US are conducting a snap poll in conjunction with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) ahead of the ISM Metrics Symposium. All the evidence points to procurement going through some pretty...Show More Summary

Contract Lifecycle Management V: Do You Know What The Must-Haves Are?

In Part I of this series, we argued that CLM, short for Contract Lifecycle Management, while arguably one of the most tedious acronyms in the Supply Management space, is also one of the most important. This is because, as summarized in Part III of this series, it overlaps S2C, P2P, and, as a result, S2S/S2P […]

Contract Lifecycle Management IV: Neither Sourcing Nor Procurement Are Enough.

In Part I of this series, we argued that CLM, short for Contract Lifecycle Management, while arguably one of the most blah-blah-blah acronyms in the Supply Management space, is also one of the most important. This is because, as summarized in Part III, it overlaps S2C, P2P, and, as a result, S2S/S2P as well as […]

Recipe for Disaster: When Contract Invisibility and Risk Management Collide

Categories: Contract Management, Research Download, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Risk Tags: Process & Best Practice Brand new, hot-off-the-press research from Pierre Mitchell, chief research officer, and Michael Lamoureux,...Show More Summary

Despite Promises Estonia Did Not Manage to Supply Japan With Dairy Produce

Estonian officials assured that they would supply dairy products to Japan and other countries instead of Russia. But so far the promise has not materialized, reports Estonian national broadcasters ERR.

Contract Lifecycle Management III: Do You Know Where it Came From?

In our first post, we introduced you to CLM, short for Contract Lifecycle Management, which is arguably one of the most uninspiring acronyms in the Supply Management space, but also one of the most important as it overlaps S2C, P2P, and, as a result, S2S/S2P as well as intersecting with risk management, performance management, change […]

Evac's Total Waste Management for Atlantic Mercy

The global cleantech company Evac has been chosen to supply its total waste management system to the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, the Atlantic Mercy.

Thome Signs Safety Service Agreement with WSS

Singapore-based Thome have signed a Safety Service agreement with Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS). Ryan Dalgado, Procurement & Supply Chain Manager from Thome said,

What Do Procurement Metrics and Procurement Analytics Have in Common?

Categories: Analytics, Industry News, Procurement Strategy & Planning, Spend Analysis Tags: L2, Process & Best Practice The clock is winding down to the Institute for Supply Management'sMetrics and Analytics Symposium, which begins this Thursday in Philadelphia. Show More Summary

OracleVoice: How The Cloud Can Alter The Productivity Debate

Productivity-enhancing platforms such as Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud make complex supply chain tools available at much more affordable prices—bringing midsize companies on par with their larger partners.

Supply Chain Risk Management to Save You Millions

Categories: Learning / Research, Risk Performance and Compliance, Technology Tags: Technology There’s no shame in taking a page from the book of the tried and true. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then it certainly helps if that imitation also translates to hard savings. Show More Summary

Contract Lifecycle Management II: Do You Know Where It Starts and Ends?

In our last post, we introduced you to CLM, short for Contract Lifecycle Management, which is arguably one of the most uninspiring acronyms in the Supply Management space, but also one of the most important as it overlaps S2C (Source-to-Contract), P2P (Procure-to-Pay), and, as a result, S2S/S2P (Source-to-Settle/Source-to-Pay) as well as intersecting with risk management, […]

Comcast to supply GigE services to Host.net, enhances data center connectivity reach

Comcast Business is offering Ethernet services to Host.net, a Florida-based managed services and data center provider, an agreement that enhances the cable MSO reach into the data center market.

Building Trust With Your Suppliers: A Must for Effective Contract Management

Categories: Contract Management, Supplier Management, Supplier Performance, Supply Risk Management Tags: Plus Relationships take work, and building trust is an important part of any relationship. This is true, too, when it comes to suppliers and buyers. Show More Summary

Sales & Operations Planning Continues to Evolve

Twenty years ago, you did not hear nearly as much about Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) as you do today. Today, it is recognized as the central process in supply chain management.

Representative Line: Truely Representative

There’s bad code, and then there’s code so bad that you only need to see one line of code to understand how bad it actually is. Simon supplied this tiny horror which manages to combine all that’s wrong with PHP with the worst of loose...Show More Summary

Six Strategies for Cutting Supplier Risk

Nearly half of chief procurement officers say that vendor threats are their biggest concern, according to the results of the Global Procurement & Strategic Data Survey. A blog post on the Supply Management website from Altius Vendor Assessment provides six strategies for reducing supplier risk: Assess each potential supplier’s economic health by reviewing several years […]

Building a Sustainable Supply Chain

At the 2015 GreenGov Symposium, Robert McNamara, managing director of Accenture – Strategy and Sustainability Practice, moderates a panel on creating a sustainable supply chain with public sector and federal representatives. He is joined...Show More Summary

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