Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Procurement for the Hotel Industry

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Main Considerations for Sustainable Procurement

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Procurement Collaboration for Business Integration

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With collaborative procurement, we can find valuable partners within treasury, product development, legal, line-of-business, and suppliers, and extend the value of procurement beyond its four walls. Publication Procurement

SupplyChainBrain to Partner with Procurement Leaders for Americas Procurement Congress

Supply Chain Brain

Procurement Leaders Americas Procurement Congress will take place on 21-23 September, 2021

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

Cybersecurity Risk Mitigation for Digital Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Modern procurement processes integrate several technologies to better process internal business operations. Organizations are rapidly using automated procurement management tools, whether using enterprise resource planning (ERP) or less advanced tools. Publication Procurement

Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative

Talking Logistics

Many companies are getting ready for (or perhaps have already completed) their annual transportation procurement engagement. But has the time come to transform the transportation procurement process? Read more Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative.

Sustainable Procurement for Green Building

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Having sustainable procurement in building industry as the acquisition of product or services which can minimize or provide positive environmental impact throughout the factoring of environmental concerns into major purchasing strategies, policies, directives and practices.

Methodologies for Construction Procurement

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The procurement function in the construction industry has resisted change for many decades. The post Methodologies for Construction Procurement appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. Publication Procurement

Know Your Supply Chain KPIs – Procurement

Logistics Bureau

On this blog and the one published by our sister company Logistics Bureau, we often receive questions relating to metrics suitable for monitoring procurement performance. 7 Procurement KPIs You Should be Using. Other Supply Chain KPIs Procurement Teams Should Track.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. 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.

Taking a Targeted Approach to Contract Capacity Procurement

Talking Logistics

And then last year, the pandemic upended the transportation market once again, and its effects are still shaping today’s procurement practices. Read more Taking a Targeted Approach to Contract Capacity Procurement.

AI Technologies for Digital Procurement

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Rapid advancements in digital technologies nowadays and the application of these disruptive technologies in Procurement enables strategic sourcing become more predictive, transactional procurement become more automated, and supplier relationship management become more proactive.

Transportation Procurement: Building a Foundation for Success

Talking Logistics

When you think about the overall transportation management lifecycle, procurement is one of the most critical components because it plays a role in planning, execution, benchmarking, carrier relationship management, and so much more.

Everything You Need to Know About Logistics Procurement

Logistics Matter

Sourcing events tend to occur more often and logistics procurement is becoming more digital. The way shippers are buying is rapidly changing due to the intense dynamics in logistics and the ongoing challenges of globalisation of logistics in general.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Time to Transform Transportation Procurement?

Talking Logistics

Earlier this year, in a presentation at the Manhattan Momentum Connect conference, Dr. Chris Caplice from MIT argued that “the dominant design in transportation procurement is now outdated and it’s time to transform the process.” Read more Time to Transform Transportation Procurement?

Key Considerations for Sustainable Procurement

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Sustainable procurement has been introduced to a public and private organization for decades and it has now become a “must have” key element to integrate in business strategy for company competitive advantages and sustainable development. The survey conducted by EcoVadis and HEC about the results attribute to Sustainable Procurement program showed 76% of the procurement […]. The post Key Considerations for Sustainable Procurement appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

Key Technologies for Agile Procurement

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Agile Procurement is to purchase a solution according to the needs and wants of the customer (made changes throughout the process) instead of following on a product specification being established in the beginning of a project. Publication Procurement

Key Success Factors for Sustainable Procurement

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Social and environmental factors are top priorities to be embedded into procurement and buying functions, to create a sustainable procurement strategy. The procurement strategy will strengthen partnership and facilitate smooth integration. Publication Procurement

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Procurement Techniques for Metallurgical Products

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One of the important processes in the manufacturing plant is procurement which is also a control mechanism of the flow of materials into the from the vendor or supplier. Publication Procurement

Key Drivers for Social Sustainable Procurement

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The key drivers of sustainable procurement were found to be, social and environmental factors into thought along with financial factors in making procurement decision. Publication Procurement

A Strategic Roadmap for Digital Procurement

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Procurement is a purchasing process that controls quantity, quality, sourcing and timing to ensure the best possible total cost of ownership. Digital technologies are enablers and supporting procurement in this direction. […]. Publication Procurement

Procurement and Supply Chain are Smarter Together – Practical Use Cases

Logistics Viewpoints

In a previous post , I made a case for how the Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) are smarter together. Accordingly Supply Chain and Procurement will need continuous collaboration. Procurement Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain 4.0: Why You Need to Digitize to Survive

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

In Digitize to Survive, we’ll be showing how you can leverage today’s tech to help meet organizational objectives and not only survive but thrive in a post-pandemic world. With all the new tech available on the market, setting a digitization roadmap and knowing where to start can be difficult. We’ll help you drudge through the boundless opportunities and help clarify all the buzz. 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.

Major Pitfalls for Effective Procurement Practices

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Successful procurement strategy benefits are usually derived from adequate and efficient procurement procedures that achieve cost optimizing that meet user requirement. The post Major Pitfalls for Effective Procurement Practices appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

Digital Procurement for Supplier Compliance Risk Evaluation

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Digital technologies for procurement are advancing by leaps and bounds in the age of digitalisation. The post Digital Procurement for Supplier Compliance Risk Evaluation appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. Publication Procurement

Crucial Factors for Sustainable Procurement

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The objectives of the organization must be aligned such that all functions, including procurement and supply chain can work towards the same goals of corporate sustainability and not struggle with each other. Publication Procurement

Digital Procurement for Ship Supplies Operations

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Ship management procurement prospect has changed effectively. Procurement costs can be substantial owing to the size of the business itself. The post Digital Procurement for Ship Supplies Operations appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management.

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Problems and Consequences of Poor Procurement

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Supply risk has always been a major challenge in the procurement practice since centuries ago. The post Problems and Consequences of Poor Procurement appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. Publication Procurement

Procurement Techniques for Integrated Facility Management

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Integrated facility management procurement process is a process of integration within an organisation, taking care of maintaining and developing the agreed services which support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities. Publication Procurement

Crucial Applications for Procurement Artificial Intelligence

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The post Crucial Applications for Procurement Artificial Intelligence appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Publication ProcurementArtificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the digital technologies progressing rapidly and is a current topic of broad interest.

Negotiating Techniques for Construction Procurement

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The post Negotiating Techniques for Construction Procurement appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. Publication ProcurementAs a professional purchaser, negotiation skills will place one at an upper hand.

Procurement Considerations for Heavy Machinery and Parts

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The purpose of identifying and selecting an appropriate procurement consideration is to find the best way to obtain the solution and result to satisfy the needs of the end user for obtaining the most advantageous pricing and contractual conditions through a competitive process.