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Kraft Heinz brings in new procurement chief for North America

Supply Chain Dive

Janelle Orozco joins the food giant from Diageo as it revamps its sourcing operations in a time of cost inflation and disruption


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All Things Supply Chain Selects Ivalua to Digitalize Strategic Source-to-Contract


Redwood City, CA, December 7, 2022. Ivalua, a global leader in spend management , today announced that, the largest online retailer in the Netherlands and Belgium, has selected Ivalua’s solution to digitalize its indirect Source-to-Contract (S2C) processes.

MSC Air Cargo debuts first flight

Supply Chain Dive

The flight to Belgium reflects the carrier's plan to use Liege Airport as its European hub

How Predictive Procurement Solves Challenges in the Food and Beverage Industry


Food and beverage producers have undergone sweeping changes over the past several decades. Technology innovations have been massive, changing how food is grown, processed, and purchased.

CPO Compass 2023

Procurement Leaders

After years of firefighting, CPOs are leading their teams into an era of data-driven resilience – enabling their teams to deliver new sources of value. Dive deeper to discover the future of the function.

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Amazon leverages ocean shipping for next-day delivery in Sweden

Supply Chain Dive

The e-commerce giant is ramping up its use of short trips by sea in a bid to lower carbon emissions

How to write a proposal rejection letter to a vendor


Breaking bad news is never fun and no one likes rejection. However, for procurement professionals, it’s part of the job. Indeed, for most RFPs and contracts, there can only be one winner. But, how do you tell a vendor they were not selected?

Interview: Barilla turns to multisourcing, new supplier markets and technology to overcome risks

Procurement Leaders

Privately held Italian food company Barilla, which started life almost 150 years ago in the northern Italian city of Parma, is today the world’s leading pasta maker – having almost 25% of the Italian market and producing the beloved food staple in 160 different shapes and sizes.

Drayage: What Is It & Why Does It Matter?

All Things Supply Chain

Drayage is one of the supply chain’s most important components, yet it is often confused or simply unknown.

Webinar with KPMG: How to efficiently comply with EIOPA regulation


The post Webinar with KPMG: How to efficiently comply with EIOPA regulation appeared first on Ivalua


Parcel carrier Better Trucks to double coverage area

Supply Chain Dive

Co-founder and CEO Andy Whiting highlighted Texas, Florida and the Carolinas as states the company plans to grow in

8 Reasons to Join a Group Purchasing Organization


8 No-Brainer Reasons to Join a Group Purchasing Organization. By Hugo Britt | December 6, 2022. In business, a “no-brainer” is a decision that is so easy or obvious that it requires very little debate.

Eric Espinasse interview: ‘The more we depend on a supplier, the closer we need to be to them’

Procurement Leaders

Swiss biopharmaceutical company Ferring is a leader in reproductive and maternal health, with manufacturing facilities in Europe, the Americas, China and India.

Report Links Car Supply Chain to Forced Labor in China

Supply Chain Brain

The authors claim China's systematic repression of the Uyghurs and opaque supply chains has allowed the automotive industry to become reliant on abusive suppliers

KPMG webinar replays


The post KPMG webinar replays appeared first on Ivalua


Whole Foods pauses purchasing of Maine lobster

Supply Chain Dive

The grocer is pulling the seafood due to a change in third party verifications and ratings from the Marine Stewardship Council and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program

Applying Industry 4.0 to build better supply chains

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

By focusing on integration of advanced technologies, I4.0 can distribute decision making and expand choices across vast supply chains

Lene Aabo-Bjerregaard on close communication and collaboration in a crisis

Procurement Leaders

Danish biotechnology company Novozymes is a leader in the research, development and production of industrial enzymes, microorganisms and biopharmaceutical ingredients.

Majority of Supply Chain Organizations Prioritizing Sustainability

Supply Chain Brain

The majority of supply chain organizations surveyed in October and November — 77% — claim to be prioritizing sustainability or to have plans to prioritize it in the coming year.

Manufacturing Sourcing Company in India — The Ultimate Guide of 2023

Procurement Tactics

33 Procurement Interview Questions in 2022. Download Whitepaper →. . Or receive our famous weekly newsletter. Manufacturing Sourcing Company in India — The Ultimate Guide of 2023. India’s manufacturing industry is gaining popularity in the world and is set to grow much bigger in the future.

Dollar General takes $40M hit from delays in temporary warehouse openings

Supply Chain Dive

The company had to use suboptimal distribution networks and pay more in fees due to slowdowns in returning shipping containers

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Procurement


5 Meaningful New Year’s Resolutions for Procurement. By Hugo Britt | December 8, 2022. With 2023 just around the corner, it’s time for procurement professionals to make sure they get off to a flying start in the new year with some high-impact resolutions. Tips for creating great resolutions.

New Suppliers on for December 2022

The Thomas Blog

Exciting new B2B companies are being established across the U.S. and Canada every day, and every month, hundreds of them are joining ®.

Shippers Explore Transport Alternatives to Manage Congested Freight Networks

Supply Chain Brain

Today’s small-vehicle expedited shipping offers shippers faster delivery and increased agility, which can be a competitive advantage in today’s challenging marketplace.

Demand Forecasting Methods: Choosing The Right Type For Your Business


Clients and results. More Customers. We saved more than $1 million on our spend in the first year and just recently identified an opportunity to save about $10,000 every month on recurring expenses with PLANERGY. Cristian Maradiaga. King Ocean. Book a Live Demo.

OSHA’s Top 10 Workplace Hazards and How to Prevent Them

Supply Chain Dive

Towards the end of every year OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) releases its list of the top 10 safety violations, which includes the specific number of violations reported in each category. Why is this list essential

The links between climate change and modern slavery can no longer be ignored

Value Match

Categories. Best Practice Guides. Bid Management. Business. Case Study. Circular Economy. Community Story. Contract for Change. Cyber Security. Environment and Climate. Equality and Inclusion. Government Buying Standards. House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts. Human Rights and Modern Slavery.

New and Noteworthy Categories on for December 2022

The Thomas Blog

Since industry is constantly growing and evolving, ® is too. Our platform has over 75,000 categories of products and services, from alloy to zinc, from which professionals like you can source.

Personal Data Transfer – Why You Need to Transition Existing EU SCC’s Now

Barkers Procurement

The transfer of personal data globally is a hot topic. But do you know how personal data is shared with your supply chain and whether you are compliant following the UK’s departure from the EU?

Six Logistics Trends to Watch for in 2023

Supply Chain Brain

The transportation and logistics industry faces new challenges and an uncertain economy in the coming year. Following are six trends we can expect to see in 2023.

Gap says in-transit inventory levels are ‘easing’

Supply Chain Dive

The clothing retailer has taken several measures to rightsize its inventory, with plans to continue its efforts into the new year

Industry Innovators Take Home 2022 NextGen Supply Chain Awards

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

At the 2022 NextGen Supply Chain Conference, Supply Chain Management Review recognized the companies shaping tomorrow’s supply chains

Introducing Punch-in: Amazon Business and Fraxion integrate to further simplify business purchasing


We’re pleased to announce the latest Fraxion collaboration with Amazon Business: integration with Amazon Business Punch-in. In addition to our current Punchout procurement feature, we now offer the latest Amazon Business Punch-in integration.

CPO Spotlight: Nick Priest

Procurement Heads

For the latest in Procurement Heads ‘ CPO Spotlight series, he spoke with James Dobbin about how he got into procurement, some of the trends he’s seeing in the financial and procurement space and whether the pandemic has pushed us closer to a cashless society.

STB to Hold Public Hearing on UP Rail Embargoes

Supply Chain Brain

The STB says that disruptions in UP’s service levels have a significant detrimental impact on the supply chain and the nation’s economy