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5 Ways to Improve Fuel Surcharge Management in Freight Procurement


Learn how to optimize fuel surcharge management in freight procurement with 5 key strategies. Discover how SHIPSTA can help you stay ahead of market changes.

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LLMs, Optimization and Automation: Supply Chain’s Defenses Against Market Swings

Blue Grace Logistics

Three technologies have emerged as game-changers for third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain experts: large language models (LLMs), freight optimization platforms and no-code automation. This enables 3PLs to optimize inventory levels, reducing the risk of overstocking or understocking, even in uncertain economic times.


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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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Achieving Chemical Supply Chain Optimization with CLX LaneLogix

CLX Logistics

The Company has large chemical locations and operations throughout Europe, and sought to compare their transportation rates with those of their competitors in an effort to make optimizations. They also recognized the need to look beyond their own data, and wished for experienced input on their procurement strategy.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. This is essential reading for all procurement and supply chain leaders.

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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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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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GEP Procurement & Supply Chain Tech Trends Report

And for procurement and supply chain leaders looking to harness the power of technology to navigate complex challenges and an uncertain business environment, keeping up with the latest trends can be its own obstacle. So, what’s on the technological horizon for procurement and supply chain for the year ahead?

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? The paper highlights real-world examples and use cases that demonstrate generative AI's transformative effects on operational efficiency, risk management, and cost reduction.

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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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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?