Key Stages for Purchasing Heavy Equipment Parts

SIPMM Professional Publications

Practically there is no one-size-fits-all purchase process. The post Key Stages for Purchasing Heavy Equipment Parts appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Some organizations require a formal process to suit their complex environment, which is often the case in government or education.

Key Provisions to be Negotiated in a Construction Purchase Contract

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Key Provisions to be Negotiated in a Construction Purchase Contract appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Construction contracts are complicated documents that try to balance the needs of many different parties involved in a project.

Green Purchasing Power: Sustainability is Major Factor

Material Handling and Logistics

Suppliers reported emissions reductions of 633 million metric tons of carbon dioxide leading to collective cost savings of $19.3 billion

Bulk Freight Purchasing Platform

Material Handling and Logistics

Basin Commerce has introduced Conduit, a quoting and operations engine for buyers and sellers of raw materials

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization.

Making a perfect purchase match

Fleet Owner

The best way to ensure matching is a combination of e-invoicing, supplier portal and a cloud-based approval workflow solution

project44, Reliance Partners streamline cargo insurance quoting, purchasing – DC Velocity

247 Customs Broker

Home > Transportation > project44, Reliance Partners streamline cargo insurance quoting, purchasing Transportation April 17, 2019 On-demand insurance offering saves shippers and logistics providers thousands of hours per year, companies say. By DC Velocity Staff Logistics software vendor project44 and commercial insurance agency Reliance Partners are collaborating to deliver real-time cargo insurance quoting and purchasing […].

project44, Reliance Partners streamline cargo insurance quoting, purchasing

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Home > Transportation > project44, Reliance Partners streamline cargo insurance quoting, purchasing Transportation April 17, 2019 On-demand insurance offering saves shippers and logistics providers thousands of hours per year, companies say. By DC Velocity Staff Logistics software vendor project44 and commercial insurance agency Reliance Partners are collaborating to deliver real-time cargo insurance quoting and purchasing […].

Noatum Maritime sets up MIQ Logistics purchase

The LoadStar

Given that MIQ’s current owner is private equity firm Austin Ventures, which bought it from US trucking company YRC Worldwide in 2010, the purchase price has not been disclosed, although in a statement Noatum said the consolidated revenues of its.

Russians drop US dollar for components purchases

Automotive Logistics

“I cannot tell exactly whether our producers have switched today to purchases in local currencies, because the number of our producers is too many. The post Russians drop US dollar for components purchases appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Scan Global to purchase IQS Group

Automotive Logistics

The purchase extends Scan Global’s activities within the automotive industry and, it claims, will allow it to take a leading role in Germany. The post Scan Global to purchase IQS Group appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

You need to get the purchasing function right

Fleet Owner

A good benchmark about the health of your procurement process is what your procurement negotiations are based on. If you are solely negotiating on price, you’ve got a problem

Dana completes purchase of Drive Systems

Fleet Owner

Acquisition expands Dana’s offerings, optimizes manufacturing presence in key growth markets

Best Egg Will Broaden to Financing Purchases in 2018

Cerasis

EXCLUSIVE—Marketplace lender Best Egg will move towards financing consumer purchases, including home improvements, as it looks to expand in 2018, the company told Bank Innovation.

FCA combines purchasing and supply chain in new roles

Automotive Logistics

Carl Smiley (pictured) has moved from electronics supplier TE Connectivity to take the newly created role of chief purchasing and supply chain officer at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Thiele, meanwhile, has been with FCA since 2007 in a range of purchasing and finance roles.

The benefits of eliminating dark purchasing

Fleet Owner

There are a variety of reasons why dark purchasing flourishes within an organization, including decentralization, lack of visibility and a dependence on manual systems

Transactional vs. Relational Purchasing for your Apparel Brand

Apparel Logistics

Billions of purchases are made around the world every day. These purchases fall into two major categories: transactional and relational. Read on to understand the differences between these purchases and what they mean for your organization. Understanding Transactional Purchases.

Slaughter takes over in purchasing at Ford of Europe

Automotive Logistics

Sue Slaughter (pictured) has taken over as director of purchasing at Ford of Europe, following the departure of Alan Draper, who has retired from the carmaker. Slaughter has a long history of purchasing roles at Ford, having started there in 1987.

Purchase Option Now Available on Hand Pallet Wrap System

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The post Purchase Option Now Available on Hand Pallet Wrap System appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 22nd March 2019 Kite’s 5×5 pallet wrap system, one of the UK’s safest ways of reducing health and safety issues associated with hand wrapping pallets, is now available to buy in bundles on the Kite Packaging website. The employee-owned business has introduced new hand stretch bundles which will help save its customer’s […].

Go all the way when looking to improve purchasing

Fleet Owner

Automating the entire procure-to-pay process will result in significant gains across the entire organization

Purchase Option Now Available on Hand Pallet Wrap System

Logistics Business Magazine

The 5×5 pallet wrap dispenser, which was previously only available on a rental basis, can also now be purchased as a permanent addition, meaning businesses no longer have to enter into a contract.

Michael Druml takes on purchasing role at Magna

Automotive Logistics

Michael Druml (pictured) has taken over as vice-president of purchasing for Magna International Europe replacing Klaus Iffland, who has retired from the company. Here he oversees purchasing, along with managing supplier quality, logistics, materials handling, customs and distribution.

Two factors that feed dark purchasing in your company

Fleet Owner

Dark purchasing doesn't just happen. There are things within your organization that allow dark purchasing to flourish

How small companies can benefit from group purchasing organizations

Fleet Owner

One way for small companies to increase their profitability is to join with others to leverage their buying power in similar products and services to achieve discounts they would not qualify for on their own

Purchasing Index Shows Manufacturing Slows to a Nine-Month Low

Material Handling and Logistics

Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index slowed to 54.7 The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit U.S. in August, down from 55.3 in July. This is the weakest improvement since last November. The slowdown was expected by economists surveyed by Bloomberg.

James Kemball purchases two Kalmar reachstackers

The LoadStar

Container transport operator James Kemball has purchased two Kalmar DRG450-65S5 reachstackers for its new multi-million-pound loaded container storage depot at the Port of Felixstowe. The post James Kemball purchases two Kalmar reachstackers appeared first on The Loadstar.

Two factors that feeds dark purchasing in your company

Fleet Owner

Dark purchasing doesn't just happen. There are things within your organization that allow dark purchasing to flourish

AIT Worldwide realises UK ambitions with purchase of freight forwarder ConneXion

The LoadStar

US 3PL AIT Worldwide Logistics has continued on its acquisition spree with the purchase of UK freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo for an undisclosed amount. The post AIT Worldwide realises UK ambitions with purchase of freight forwarder ConneXion appeared first on The Loadstar.

U.S. ports want tariff exemption on purchases of Chinese-built cranes

DC Velocity

AAPA also seeks exemptions on other types of container-handling equipment. Transportation

Purchase Option Now Available on Hand Pallet Wrap System – Logistics Business® Magazine

247 Customs Broker

The post Purchase Option Now Available on Hand Pallet Wrap System – Logistics Business® Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 22nd March 2019 Kite’s 5×5 pallet wrap system, one of the UK’s safest ways of reducing health and safety issues associated with hand wrapping pallets, is now available to buy in bundles on the Kite Packaging website.

Kinaxia Goes North-East with Fresh Freight Group Purchase

Logistics Business Magazine

Kinaxia Logistics have announced their eleventh acquisition just months following their purchase of Manchester based AKW Global. Peter Fields commented: “So far, our purchases have been met with positivity from the pallet networks who fully understand the group’s strategic intent.

Go-ahead for Air France-KLM’s purchase of Virgin stake

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The post Go-ahead for Air France-KLM’s purchase of Virgin stake appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of joint control over Virgin Atlantic by Air France-KLM, Delta and Virgin Group, saying the transaction would raise no competition concerns. Under the deal, Air France KLM will acquire 31 per cent of Virgin Atlantic from Richard Branson’s Virgin Group for £220 million. Virgin Group will retail […].

Kenworth offers $1,000 off to OOIDA members on sleeper truck purchases

Fleet Owner

Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have teamed up for the 16th consecutive year to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks in 2018.

Under the radar: Xpediator’s last push to secure Intereuropa purchase

The LoadStar

Market sources say that UK-based Xpediator is pulling out all the stops to secure the purchase of Slovenian road transport operator and air and ocean freight forwarder Intereuropa. The post Under the radar: Xpediator’s last push to secure Intereuropa purchase appeared first on The Loadstar.

YRC making ‘solid progress’ in Q2 but purchased transport costs drag down earnings

Logistics Management

YRC, which controls long-haul YRC Freight and LTL regional carriers New Penn, Reddaway and Holland, reported a slight dip in second quarter net income of $14.4 million on $1.33 billion revenue, compared with net earnings of $19 million on $1.26 billion revenue in the year-ago quarter