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Data-Driven Decision Making: Autonomous Procurement

Talking Logistics

Read more Data-Driven Decision Making: Autonomous Procurement. The post Data-Driven Decision Making: Autonomous Procurement appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. How can companies unlock new value in transportation management?

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Important Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published recently, “No More ‘Set It and Forget It’ – And Other Important Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management.” Read more Important Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management.

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[Video] Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

Read more The post [Video] Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Read more Past Episode Past Episode - Emerge Transportation Management Emerge freight procurement transportation procurement

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The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Read more The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement. The post The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management Emerge freight procurement

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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.

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Ronald Dixon to Lead Government Procurement Efforts for Mullen

NGT News

government vehicle procurement programs. The post Ronald Dixon to Lead Government Procurement Efforts for Mullen appeared first on NGT News. Electric Policy & Regulations electric electric vehicles EV government vehicle procurement program Mullen Automotive Inc.

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Main Considerations for Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Main Considerations for Sustainable Procurement appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. Publication Procurement

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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.

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Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

The post Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management Brian Honer Emerge transportation management transportation procurement

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Procurement for the Hotel Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Procurement for the Hotel Industry appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. Publication ProcurementWith the 4.0 digital era industry now, digital and AI are interconnected.

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GEP Spend Category Outlook 2023 Report

What are the risks for procurement in 2023? What should leaders do to deliver value amid uncertainties? Read the GEP Spend Category Outlook 2023 report now to build successful spend management strategies across 22 indirect & direct categories.

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[Video] The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Why is consistency important, Read more [Video] The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement. The post [Video] The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Key Focus Areas for Expediting Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Key Focus Areas for Expediting Procurement appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. Publication ProcurementExpediting purchases in inbound logistics is normal but it is painful for many companies who use this approach.

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Methodologies for Construction Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

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

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A Quick Guide to Roles in Procurement

Logistics Bureau

For small companies, it is usually enough to have one person dealing with procurement but in large enterprises teams of people are needed, all with specific roles to play. The Finance Manager , on the other hand, controls the financial input and output of the procurement division.

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3 Essential Supply Chain Tools to Combat Inflation

As inflation and geopolitical instability worsen, many companies are going slow on investments. Investing in supply chain and procurement technology will help manage inflationary pressures better. Here are 3 tools that GEP recommends for your company to use.

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Key Considerations for Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

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.

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Sustainable Procurement for Green Building

SIPMM Professional Publications

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.

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How Technology is Transforming Transportation Procurement

Talking Logistics

As shippers, carriers, and logistics service providers look for ways to innovate and eliminate waste and inefficiencies from transportation management, one area that is starting to get more attention is transportation procurement.

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AI Technologies for Digital Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

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.

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The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.

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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

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It’s Not the Market, It’s Your Procurement with Andrew Haverkampf

The Logistics of Logistics

It’s Not the Market, It’s Your Procurement with Andrew Haverkampf. Andrew Haverkampf and Joe Lynch discuss it’s not the market, it’s your procurement. Key Takeaways: It’s Not the Market, It’s Your Procurement.

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Procurement vs. Purchasing: What’s the Difference?

Logistics Bureau

The best way to understand the difference between procurement and purchasing in a business is to consider the process involved in buying a car, says Logistics Bureau’s procurement specialist, Trent Morris. Procurement First, Purchasing Follows. Getting a Job in Procurement.

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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.

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8 Reasons Why Your Supply Chain Needs a Low-Code/No-Code Digital Platform

Low-code/no-code is a powerful innovation in software development that’s already redefining what’s possible with digital supply chain and procurement platforms. Read this whitepaper from TechTarget and GEP to see how it can benefit your enterprise.

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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?

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[Video] How Technology Is Transforming Transportation Procurement

Talking Logistics

There is a general consensus among shippers, carriers, and logistics service providers that the time has come to transform the transportation procurement process.

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Key Technologies for Agile Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

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

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Procurement Techniques for Metallurgical Products

SIPMM Professional Publications

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

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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.

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Why Benchmarking is the First Step to a Successful Freight Procurement Event

Talking Logistics

At a recent industry conference, a shipper asked me many questions about transportation procurement, such as, “How do you best determine how long and how often to have transportation sourcing events?” Read more Why Benchmarking is the First Step to a Successful Freight Procurement Event.

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Major Pitfalls for Effective Procurement Practices

SIPMM Professional Publications

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.

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A Strategic Roadmap for Digital Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

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

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Key Drivers for Social Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

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

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GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

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Key Success Factors for Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

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

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Crucial Factors for Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

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

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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.

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Problems and Consequences of Poor Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

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

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Problem Solved: Boost Resilience with Supplier Diversity

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

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.