June, 2023

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Navigating CSRD Regulation: What Procurement, Supply Chain, and Finance Leaders Need to Know

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Ivalua Spend Management Insights [ivory-search] Navigating CSRD Regulation: What Procurement, Supply Chain, and Finance Leaders Need to Know June 12, 2023 | | Sustainability by Vishal Patel In an effort to drive sustainability and combat climate change, the European Union has introduced the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). This new regulation builds upon its predecessor, the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD), and brings about significant changes that impact organizatio

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Get Ready for Success! 4 Critical Workstreams for Successful Procurement Implementation

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Ivalua Spend Management Insights [ivory-search] Get Ready for Success! 4 Critical Workstreams for Successful Procurement Implementation June 14, 2023 | | Thought Leadership by Vishal Patel Implementing a procurement application requires careful planning and execution, but combining it with a successful strategy can also ensure stakeholder buy-in, improve communications, support change management, reduce cost, and increase speed to market.

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Procurement on the Thames: Ivalua’s London Summer Symposium

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Blog » Procurement on the Thames: Ivalua’s London Summer Symposium June 26, 2023 | | Thought Leadership by Eloise Barnum As businesses navigate through supply chain disruptions, high inflation, and sustainability initiatives, procurement, and supplier management has taken center stage in driving change. At Ivalua, we recognized the need to stay ahead of these developments and organized our first annual Ivalua Summer Symposium in London on a wonderful sunny evening on the Thames to discuss

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The ‘Great Reset’ is underway

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

While last year’s State of Logistics report highlighted the need to get back in sync, the 2023 version finds logistics operations building long-term resilience in an effort to best serve customers through a variety of distribution channels.

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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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Meet Digit – The Future of Warehouse Automation

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Agility Robotics recently released the latest version of their humanoid warehouse robot: Digit. Digit is 5 foot 9, weighs 141. The post Meet Digit – The Future of Warehouse Automation appeared first on Art of Procurement.

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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 06/02/2023-06/08/2023

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GM to invests over $1B in EV battery production General Motors (GM) and POSCO are expanding the production of cathode active materials at their joint venture facility in Quebec to…

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Chocolate maker to streamline warehousing, transportation in cost savings push

Supply Chain Dive

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's planned measures include exiting now-unnecessary storage facilities and outsourcing its last mile fulfillment needs.

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5 Common Supply Chain Resume Mistakes to Avoid

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Are you looking to enhance your chances of landing a supply chain role? As someone with extensive managerial and recruiting experience spanning over 15 years, I’ve had the opportunity to review a staggering number of resumes, totaling more than 200. Through this process, I’ve identified a recurring pattern of errors that often lead to these CVs being overlooked.

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Chelsey Reynolds on Atomic Habits and Jumping into Supply Chain

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One of the major drivers of Women in Supply Chain is Let’s Talk Supply Chain’s commitment to supporting bridging the gender gap in the industry. And it isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s a smart investment for a business landscape hallmarked by uncertainty and yes, the more-than-occasional chaos. Research shows that having more Women in Supply Chain can empower more curiosity and agility —helping organizations meet and exceed business milestones with breakthrough performance.

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Dove’s Real Beauty Campaign: Evolution of a Social Message

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In 2004, Dove revolutionized skincare marketing by launching their ‘Real Beauty’ Campaign. Celebrated for the decision to represent women of. The post Dove’s Real Beauty Campaign: Evolution of a Social Message appeared first on Art of Procurement.

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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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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 06/23/2023-06/29/2023

All Things Supply Chain

The US outlines strategy to bolster chips production The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has unveiled its strategic vision to enhance the semiconductor supply chain in the United States.

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Successfully Delivering Digital Twins for Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Brain

Your supply chain’s digital twin is waiting for you; waiting to start the adoption process will only delay the realization of significant improvements in supply chain performance.

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Labor disruptions throughout West Coast ports sow uncertainty

Supply Chain Dive

Five ports in California and Washington experienced issues Friday as terminal jobs went unfilled. Stakeholders are warning ripple effects could be felt in the coming days.

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This is the strangest economy

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With so much uncertainty and mixed economic signals, it is hard, if not impossible, to see trends or predict what will happen in the supply chain.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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The Hybrid Cloud Forecast: A podcast with IBM Fellows

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In the Spring of 2021, my manager at the time, Jerry Cuomo, suggested that I start my own podcast. He had—and still has—a podcast called “ The Art of Automation ,” and he suggested that it was a great experience I should have, too. The topic? “How about hybrid cloud?” he suggested. And that is how the idea and the name were born.

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The Laws of Supply and Demand Meat at Tyson Foods

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In his book, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Scottish Enlightenment thinker Adam Smith. The post The Laws of Supply and Demand Meat at Tyson Foods appeared first on Art of Procurement.

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Harness The Power of Data To Optimize Your Supply Chains

All Things Supply Chain

The global logistics automation market has been growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.4% since 2020, the highest growth rate of any supply chain market.

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Supply Chain Planning Must Become Decision-Centric

Supply Chain Brain

The environment in which chief supply chain officers find themselves has changed significantly in recent years, but most organizations have failed to adjust their approach to planning.

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Supply Chain Orchestration: A New Era in Supply Chain Management

When the only certainty is uncertainty, what does that mean for today’s supply chain management approaches? This eBook delves into how supply chain orchestration can help businesses unlock agility, transparency, intelligence, and trust across their end-to-end supply chain.

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Logistics providers bet on tech to improve warehouse efficiency

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Companies such as Maersk, DHL and SEKO Logistics have trialed new technologies over the past year. Here are 10 stories that show how.

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The supply chain is the hub for creating new Constellations of Value

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Every business is on a tightrope between business and ESG performance. Making decisions that maintain your balance on the tight rope is only possible with rigorous internal collaboration and flexible, trusted suppliers in your constellation. Business growth by creating and retaining more happy and loyal customers is at the end of the tightrope.

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344: Women in Supply Chain, Sharon Manker

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In today’s episode of Women in Supply Chain , I’m joined by Sharon Manker – award-winning supply chain, supplier diversity and inclusion strategist; author; board director; keynote speaker; and advocate. Sharon is a multi-talented supply chain and procurement professional, with over 20 years industry experience. And as a renowned advocate and diversity strategist, she brings that experience – together with her unrivalled passion – to committees, and stages, around the country, using her voice to

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[Pod] Procurement 6 – June 16th, 2023

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Procurement 6 is a short podcast from Art of Procurement that publishes in the Art of Procurement feed every Friday. The post [Pod] Procurement 6 – June 16th, 2023 appeared first on Art of Procurement.

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How to Create a Blueprint for Fleet Resilience

Speaker: Jeff Dickinson - President and CEO of Railgistixs Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Thought Leader

Despite the ongoing transformation of the supply chain and logistics landscape, the steadfast importance of carrier safety remains a core principle. From prioritizing preventative maintenance to optimizing fleet utilization, the fundamentals persist. If you’re overlooking and neglecting essential safety precautions today, this could result in expensive repairs and potential safety hazards in the future. 🚧 Join Jeff Dickinson for a conversation on how to mitigate risk, enforce compliance,

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The Amazing Supply Chain of Amazon

All Things Supply Chain

Amazon has now rose to fame being one of the most recognizable brands in the world. In this article we’ll discuss the amazing supply chain of Amazon.

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Support a Struggling Supply Chain with Digital Thread

Supply Chain Brain

When manufacturing, quality management and supply chain planning systems are all working synchronously, manufacturers are better equipped to adapt and respond to supply chain disruption.

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Long Beach port’s largest terminal closed to truckers

Supply Chain Dive

A port spokesperson said gates are closed for operational reasons, while industry observers warned of potential congestion and other fallout.

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Episode 118: Scaling Supply Chains for Profitable Growth with Marcia Williams

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EPISODE 118 Scaling Supply Chains for Profitable Growth with Marcia Williams By Kelly Barner | June 7, 2023 Growth – especially fast growth – is such an exciting time for a company. Unfortunately, all of the good opportunities growth presents have a way of leaving a mess in their wake. It often falls to procurement and supply chain professionals to clean up the mess, using metrics and frameworks to establish order so that operational scale and profitability can follow.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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How to Choose the Right Last-Mile Delivery Technology for Your Business

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How to Choose the Right Last-Mile Delivery Technology for Your Business Last-mile delivery is complex. It’s a challenge that shippers and carriers worldwide are battling every day. Will my deliveries reach my customers on time? How do I know which route is the shortest and the fastest for my deliveries? How do I manage my fleet? How can I keep track of all my deliveries?

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Top Ways A Sourcing Agent Can Help You

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In today’s interconnected world, businesses are constantly looking for opportunities to expand their operations and… The post Top Ways A Sourcing Agent Can Help You first appeared on Procurement Blog | Procurement & Supply Chain News.

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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 06/09/2023-06/15/2023

All Things Supply Chain

Intel to invest $4.6 billion in chip plant in Poland Intel has announced its plan to invest up to $4.

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Green Jobs and Green Tech: Rethinking the Impact of the Supply Chain

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Eight supply chains – food, construction, fashion, fast-moving consumer goods, electronics, automotive, professional services and freight – account for more than 50% of global emissions.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.