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What are the Pillars of Sustainable Procurement?

ProcurePort

Sustainable procurement is gaining popularity as people prioritize environmental concerns, social responsibility, and ethical practices in today’s global discussions. Companies are recognizing the significance of using procurement practices that align with present business requirements. These practices also contribute to building a sustainable and resilient future.

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Port of Brunswick adds Mexico service as Georgia auto shipments skyrocket

Supply Chain Dive

Besides the Gold Star service offered by Zim, CMA CGM also started a new short-sea service carrying vehicles from Mexico to the Southeastern port.

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Understanding Purchase Orders: A Deep Dive into the Procurement Process

ProcurePort

In global commerce, the Purchase Order (PO) is a crucial document that facilitates the exchange of goods and services. This document is crucial for a smooth purchasing process. It ensures that businesses receive what they need on time. In this exploration, we will examine the concept of a purchase order. We will understand the different […] The post Understanding Purchase Orders: A Deep Dive into the Procurement Process appeared first on ProcurePort Blog.

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How Black Friday and Cyber Monday test supply chain adaptability and resilience

Supply Chain Dive

How proactive inventory planning and operations management can keep brands from falling behind during the holiday season.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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U.S. Signs Nuclear Cooperation Pact with the Philippines

Supply Chain Brain

The agreement was signed by the Philippines’ energy secretary and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken November 16 in San Francisco, California.

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After months in limbo, some products from bankrupt Mitchell Gold may finally reach customers

Supply Chain Dive

Ryder Last Mile won approval to ship the furniture company’s stored merchandise. End customers would again pay for delivery, but Ryder plans to waive storage fees.

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More employees are taking part in company volunteering activities

Supply Chain Dive

The uptick comes as employers roll out a mix of in-person and virtual opportunities, according to the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals.

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The Shift from China is Leading to India

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

India has seen a 44% increase in exports to the U.S. as American companies looking to diversify their supply chains turn away from China.

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Fueling Success: Career in Supply Chain Guide

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In this blog, explore vital tips paving the way for a prosperous career in supply chain management. Whether you’re a recent graduate or contemplating a career change, uncover key insights for establishing the groundwork of a thriving career in the dynamic world of supply chain. It’s a fast-paced, evolving industry that has a lot of challenges, but also plenty of rewards, including a potentially lucrative income.

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Supply Chain Optimization - How Converse Makes it Happen

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

Download this use case to learn how your organization’s supply chain can benefit from routine optimization with supply chain planning as a service.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Key Skills to Look for When Hiring a Sourcing Specialist

Procurement Freelancers

To maintain a competitive edge in the market, businesses need to implement streamlined and effective…

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Inexpensive O-rings Prevent An EV Manufacturer From Delivering Dozens of $250K Vehicles – WHY?

Procurement Insights

Until I get the right answer, I am going to keep asking WHY. What is the difference between the following excerpts from the 2009 article and the 2023 LinkedIn post comment : 2009 ARTICLE “Here’s another real-world example of how a little break in a supply line can have a big impact. (The pandemic-related concern about supply chains, of course, is that high absenteeism during a pandemic might cause companies to fall behind in their production, failing to deliver the parts or ingredients which cus

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Ardent Partners Announces 2023 AP Honors Winners!

CPO Rising

The recent AP Honors Ceremony celebrated the accounts payable profession and recognized excellence in the field.