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Modernizing MRO using AI with Paul Noble

The Logistics of Logistics

Verusen utilizes advanced data science and artificial intelligence to harmonize disparate material data across multiple enterprise systems to provide complex supply chains with material truth for supply and inventory planning and procurement intelligence.

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Optimize Indirect Spend with Autonomous Sourcing

Supply Chain Brain

Procurement leaders are still struggling with inefficient and costly processes when it comes to indirect spend. AI-powered autonomous sourcing can address this issue.


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Optimizing Chemical Logistics: How Modal Outsourcing Unlocks Efficiency and Sustainability

CLX Logistics

Partnering with a logistics service provider extends beyond ensuring regulation adherence—it encompasses optimizing transport operations to ensure the utmost efficiency and safety. This enhanced visibility improves customer service and acts as a defense in case of customer issues or delays.

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Better Ways to Address Trade-Offs with Supply Chain Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain optimization has also improved in significant ways that can address these trade-offs better than before. Analytical techniques like linear programming can create the mathematically “optimal” plan, but these methods must be implemented well to avoid creating other challenges.

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How One Manufacturer Used GEP SOFTWARE To Save $45M in Direct Material Sourcing

Multiple legacy systems prevent procurement from standardizing processes and tracking what they’re spending with each supplier.

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Five Digital Technologies for Procurement Optimization

SIPMM Professional Publications

Procurement has grown significantly more strategic over the past twenty years, now, digital supply chain management and analytics are bringing new strength to the strategic role. The main mission of procurement has broadened from cost leadership and assurance of supply to strategic insights for decision making.

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Supply Chain Optimization: 5 Tips to Optimize Your Supply Chain

3PL Links

Supply Chain Optimization Tips | Image Source: Flickr A company’s supply chain is made up of players at various levels and diverse logistical components, each of which plays a crucial role. Supply Chain Optimization Tips | Image Source: Lokad 3. They enable the automation and optimization of many workspaces.

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A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

And when it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage. To find out, get your free copy of this must-read whitepaper: A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation.

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Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. Scenario analysis and optimization defined. Optimizing your supply chain based on costs and service levels. Optimizing your supply chain based on costs and service levels. Diversifying sourcing and manufacturing. What's inside?

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Supply Chain 4.0: Why You Need to Digitize to Survive

Speaker: Laura Garcia, Sr. Editor at Supply Chain Digital and Procurement Magazines

During this webinar, we’ll discuss how to take an objectives-first approach and demystify some of today’s hottest tech such as IoT, AI, and Big Data and show you how they can help build resiliency, unearth competitive advantages and optimize bottom-line results by: Fostering innovation. Implementing strategic procurement strategies.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

We’ll address how automation in the supply chain will provide employees with the following: More Strategic Procurement. Improved Supplier/Vendor Management (Automated buying on an e-commerce website for repeat orders, automated freight pickups for inbound delivery, automated tracking alerts). February 6, 2019 11.00 AM PST, 2.00

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The Digital Logistics Provider: Delivering a New Level of Service in the Age of IoT

A digital supply chain enables today’s LSPs to stay ahead of the game, informing their customers as soon as problems occur and leveraging data-driven insights to optimize from end to end. How are new data sources and IoT tools enabling new levels of visibility into the global supply chain?

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Problem Solved: Boost Resilience with Supplier Diversity

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

Supplier diversity programs are impactful and effective tools in your business strategy because they guarantee a diverse supplier base and ensure inclusivity within your ultimate procurement plan. How bringing in fresh ideas and perspectives drives innovation and improves your bottom line.