Today’s business leaders expect a lot from their supply chains – efficiency, growth, operational improvements, innovative ideas and disciplined cost management. Unfortunately, most strategies focus only on improving supply chain efficiency.
Read this paper from Kinaxis to learn more about the importance of a new approach that delivers on all fronts – the bimodal supply chain.
Cielo’s global Talent Acquisition 360 report explores the differing views the C-Suite, HR, the business and procurement have on talent priorities, effectiveness, technology, and measures of success. Aligning these stakeholders is critical to the success of your talent strategy for 2019 and beyond.
Over the past 18 months the UK’s health and safety landscape has experienced seismic changes as fines established by the Health and Safety Executive, and imposed by the courts, have dramatically increased following the introduction of new sentencing guidelines.
Read this report, written in partnership with Alcumus, to discover how these risks relate to the supply chain.
Instead of storing an expensive array of tools to cover every eventuality, you can you buy a modular power tool which, because it enables you to interchange batteries, chargers and heads, enables you to perform a host of tasks.
The same principle is now being applied to procurement systems.
Digitalisation is currently a hot topic within procurement. This article will drill down to explore digitalisation within the sourcing arena specifically, the expected benefits and the DOs and the DON’Ts when embarking upon the digitalization journey
In the future, procurement – the digital revolution, Procurement 2.0, call it what you will – will run on wholly digital platforms overseen by a small, lean and intelligent team of supply management professionals.
A 2017 survey on the future of procurement found the majority of the 400 procurement specialists that responded said cost-cutting is top of the business agenda, while adding value is procurement’s highest priority.
Getting a successful supply chain risk management strategy off the ground isn’t easy, but it’s not exactly rocket science either. There are 7 key steps you need to take to start managing supply chain risk proactively, but we have already done the hard work for you.
Organisations today face an evolving array of risks – and corporate boards and executive leaders are feeling the pressure. Business risks generally fall into four categories: reputational, regulatory, financial and strategic. We take a closer look at the types of risk that require ongoing monitoring.
When the price of raw materials in your supply chain suddenly changes, the impact on your bottom line can be significant. Ineffective price risk management can seriously affect your costs, profitability and company performance. How can procurement and supply chain professionals best manage this risk?
While large corporations turned their attention to Asia for production outsourcing long ago, now may be the time for SMEs to join. In fact, political and economic uncertainty in an ever-shrinking world could make this not so much an option, but a necessity.