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1. BMW Uses Blockchain for Sourcing
(News)
According to Global Mining, BMW is working with Circulor, developer of blockchain technology,  to map the sourcing of cobalt for BMW’s electric vehicles.   Read the article onGlobal Mining  ...
Created on 19 March 2018
2. Rethink Fraud Strategy as Average Merchant’s Costs Climb to $15.5 Million
(News)
... fraud statistics and explains why a growing number of CFOs see outsourcing as a better solution.   Following the U.S. transition to EMV chip cards in 2015, merchants have faced growing levels of ...
Created on 19 February 2018
3. Pilot Offers Expanded Logistics Management Solutions
(News)
... distribute and manage transportation operations, all under Pilot’s trusted name. Clients can fully customize the experience to fit their needs by outsourcing distribution, packaging and transportation ...
Created on 19 December 2017
4. 3 Ways a CPO Can Transform a Business
(Management)
... can reduce costs, consolidate vendors, and find other strategic sourcing methods to improve competitive outcomes. Procurement now requires deep enterprise-level strategic insight into corporate goals ...
Created on 24 October 2017
5. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
(Supply)
... . His mission is to deliver business excellence through supply chain and sourcing to help clients achieve a competitive edge in the marketplace. With more than 20 years of international consulting experienc ...
Created on 16 October 2017
6. Changes to Supply Chain Increases Efficiency for Lululemon
(News)
n order to speed up how products get to market Lululemon is improving its supply chain, reports Sourcing Journal. One step it is taking is having a segmented supply chain. Read the article Sourcing ...
Created on 06 September 2017
7. Supply Chains Prepare for Political Impacts
(News)
The frenetic and sometimes chaotic-seeming political atmosphere we've been experiencing tends to keep supply chain managers and planners up at night.Thankfully, thoughtful analysts like Bob Ferrarri are ...
Created on 28 March 2017
8. The Procurement Pyramid
(News)
You might be familiar with Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs from your PSYC101 class at the U. Are you aware, though, that the procurement function can utilize a similar strategy? In a guest article on Spend ...
Created on 23 March 2017
9. Blockchain and the Supply Chain
(News)
The hot technology topic of the year is blockchain. It's a bit complicated to explain, but Taras Berezowsky on the Spend Matters site not only provides a handy primer on the subject but also gives us a ...
Created on 15 March 2017
10. Best-of-Breed vs ERP Series
(News)
Spend Matters has put together a great series on the ERP vs. Best-of-Breed topic. We posted the first installment but the subsequent ones by Pierre Mitchell were just as helpful. Links to the first ...
Created on 23 February 2017
11. Where is Procurement Heading?
(News)
If you're involved in the procurement process within the supply chain, you've probably wondered what the future holds for your profession in these fast-changing times. Making the move from tactical to ...
Created on 16 February 2017
12. More 2017 Supply Chain Predictions
(News)
Lots of publications make yearly predictions (it's February and they're still flowing in....), but our favorites are those which actually explain the 'why' in deeper detail.Dan Gilmore on the Supply Chain ...
Created on 07 February 2017
13. Top Global Supply Chain Risks
(News)
We're always on the hunt for new ways to identify and evaluate supply chain risks. The folks at Spend Matters have come through with a dandy approach.In Taras Berezowsky's article on the site, it may surprise ...
Created on 17 January 2017
14. Technology Innovation and Risk
(News)
Risk is never very far from our minds. When new technological innovations are implemented into supply chain processes, they have a positive effect on business but also introduce new areas of concern.The ...
Created on 12 January 2017
15. Procurement's Direction in 2017
(News)
Procurement is a process that's always changing, but the beginning of a new year is a good time to put a few bets on where it's heading. Technology is driving a lot of change, but the Presidential election, ...
Created on 04 January 2017
16. Trump's Impact on Supply Chains
(News)
Supply chain professionals are the many folks stuggling to figure out what a Trump presidency will mean.Kevin O'Marah takes a shot at predicting how actions associated with the President-elect's previous ...
Created on 03 January 2017
17. Starting Up Your Procurement Process
(News)
For a business start-up, developing a procurement process typically isn't top-of-mind. It's important to have, though, since out of control purchasing has been the downfall of many small businesses.On ...
Created on 29 December 2016
18. Digitizing Sourcing & Procurement
(News)
There's a revolution in procurement based on digital technology on the way, according to Stefan Dent on Spend Matters' site. Although the tech has been around for awhile, cloud-based solutions will quicken ...
Created on 27 December 2016
19. Analyzing Procurement Technology
(News)
On the Spend Matters site, Jason Busch applies a tool called the 5 Forces Diagram to analyze procurement technology.It's an interesting exercise that helps a user think about a particular company, process, ...
Created on 30 November 2016
20. The Meaning of "World Class"
(News)
"World Class" seems to be an over-used phrase, but the supply chain experts at the Hackett Group know it when they see it.Their recent report not only defines the term, but it spells out what it means ...
Created on 29 November 2016