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ChatGPT in Procurement — Revolutionizing the Norm

Procurement Tactics

18 Must-Have Negotiation Skills For Procurement Professionals Download Course Details →  Or receive our famous weekly newsletter ChatGPT in Procurement — Revolutionizing the Norm ChatGPT is getting popular not just in procurement but also in various industries as it assists professionals in their everyday work. However, what is it?

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Digital Twins in the Warehouse: An Essential Overview

Supply Chain Brain

A digital twin is a continuously updated, virtual representation of the physical warehouse that tracks assets and inventory, orchestrates staffing and workflow, and tests future scenarios in real time to improve performance and resilience

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Elements of a Diversified Procurement Strategy

Una

Elements of a Diversified Procurement Strategy A diversified procurement strategy will utilize both traditional and nontraditional methods of sourcing to drive cost savings and value.

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3 key considerations for the industrial sector within procurement in 2023

Procurement Heads

Decarbonisation Supply Chain Volatility Trade Protectionism Decarbonisation The Industrial sector is responsible for 40% of global energy consumption and 30% of all greenhouse gas emissions.

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Supply Chain Balancing Act: Meeting Customer Needs in the Era of Constrained Supply and Volatile Demand

Speaker: Tony Darnell, Shipping Manager at Lippert Components

Join this webinar to learn about the evolution of supply chain management in the Post pandemic era of constrained supply and volatile demand. Like a candle burning at both ends, businesses are struggling to manage supply alongside rapidly changing customer demands.

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Women Leading Innovation in Africa’s Supply Chain: Why This Article is Vital

Let's Talk Supply Chain

Supply Chain in Africa has been largely male-dominated and reliant on outdated practices, negatively impacting its overall development. Despite these obstacles, some dauntless African women maintain the mindset that nothing is too difficult to achieve.

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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 02/17/2023-02/23/2023

All Things Supply Chain

Uber Freight announce plans for electric trucks in California Uber Freight a subsidiary of Uber Technologies announced plans to deploy their electric trucks on select routes in California.

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The Big Interview with Chris Minter

Procurement Heads

For Procurement Heads ‘ latest Big Interview, he spoke with Will Cooke about his career and what Zurich is doing with regard to sustainability in the supply chain. How did you get into procurement?

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9 ocean carriers commit to 100% electronic bill of lading by 2030

Supply Chain Dive

The transition to eBLs is expected to save stakeholders billions of dollars

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Does Evoking Emotion in Persuasion Work?

Negotiations Ninja

Does evoking an emotional response make your argument more persuasive? If you can create a condition where someone is more afraid of something happening, does it become easier to make a decision?

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Ultimate 2023 Negotiation guide – A Comprehensive Overview

Procurement Tactics

18 Must-Have Negotiation Skills For Procurement Professionals Download Course Details →  Or receive our famous weekly newsletter Ultimate 2023 Negotiation guide — A Comprehensive Overview Negotiation is part of our everyday life.

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Sustainable Procurement: The Ultimate Guide to Going Green

Speaker: Sarah O'Brien, CEO of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

This session will help you become oriented with sustainable procurement by providing an easy-to-understand framework, describing the potential benefits of sustainable procurement, and identifying key drivers for integrating sustainability into procurement.

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CPO Spotlight: Dr Jonathan Sims

Procurement Heads

For Procurement Heads ‘ latest CPO Spotlight, he spoke with Dan Goodson about the key tenets of being a CPO, how the sector has changed during his career and what he’s most passionate about when it comes to procurement.

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Ikea’s climate footprint shrinks as it rapidly switches to renewables

Supply Chain Dive

Finding sustainable materials for the furniture retailer’s products, however, remains a stubborn challenge

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How Warehouses Will Modernize in 2023

Supply Chain Brain

There’s still much to be done to enable operators to take full advantage of the immense amounts of data being collected at every moment of the day within distribution centers

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Target invests $100 million in supply chain

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

The retailer will expand its supply chain sortation network to more than 15 facilities by the end of 2026

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The 4 Keys to Demand Planning in 2023 and Beyond

Speaker: Eva Dawkins - Senior Consultant, Supply Chain

Demand planning and forecasting processes are critical to the resilience and profitability of any supply chain, maybe now more than ever. Join Eva Dawkins for this exclusive webinar where she will cover everything you need to implement for success!

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Financial services sector talent woes continue

Procurement Heads

The number of professionals applying for jobs in the financial services sector is down by a third year-on-year, with the gap between supply and demand worsening.

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US hits Russia with 200% aluminum tariff

Supply Chain Dive

The Biden administration also announced $2.7 billion in new duties on other industrial goods as the war in Ukraine passes the one-year mark

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Tesla, GM Among Carmakers Flocking to Mining Events Amid Battery Metals Scramble

Supply Chain Brain

Top automakers including Tesla, General Motors, and Ford are heading out on the mining conference circuit as soaring demand for metals used in electric vehicles ignites a scramble to lock in long-term supplies

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Episode 103: Seeing Opportunity Through an Executive Lens with Jeff Davis

Una

EPISODE 103 Seeing Opportunity Through an Executive Lens with Jeff Davis By Kelly Barner | February 22, 2023 Everyone wants to know what the CEO is thinking. What keeps CEOs up at night? How do they hear the messages being shared with them by different functional leaders and the market at large?

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TMS+: Go Beyond Transport to Optimize Cost, Service, & Resiliency

In the aftermath of the pandemic, supply chain inadequacies have been revealed in a new light. In order to thrive, companies need to take a more synchronized approach. Learn why a holistic “TMS+” approach is integral to success in the new normal and beyond.

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New and Noteworthy Categories on Thomasnet.com for February 2023

The Thomas Blog

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

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LA Port director expects ‘real progress’ in West Coast labor talks this spring

Supply Chain Dive

As capacity loosens at other ports, it’s possible even more shippers will take the opportunity to shift cargo to the East and Gulf Coasts

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How 3PLs Aid in Managing Cross-Border Logistics

Supply Chain Brain

Following are three ways in which 3PLs are optimizing cross-border distribution

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The key to digital supply chain transformation

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

An end-to-end approach is the only way to ensure domain-specific investments complement each other and deliver transformational supply chain performance

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Case Study: DSV Implements a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint

This case study illustrates how DVS implemented a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint to deal with the challenge of connecting people, systems, and processes.

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The Process Of Conducting A Supplier Audit

Procurement Freelancers

There are numerous options from whom organizations might select to deal with in today’s globalized… The post The Process Of Conducting A Supplier Audit first appeared on Procurement Blog | Procurement & Supply Chain News. Supplier Development Engineering supplier auditors

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As inflation wears on, should retailers push back on supplier costs?

Supply Chain Dive

Commodity prices have fallen from their peaks, suggesting there is room to negotiate. But there's some risk in asking vendors to lower rates

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Unstable Times Require Stable Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Brain

There’s never been a better time to learn how to identify supply chain risks, gain the agility needed to deal with various supply chain scenarios, and act quickly when an issue arises

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New ebook empowers procurement leaders to take control of spend

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

Vroozi released the ebook to help readers move away from manual, paper-based processes

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Digital Transformation: Why You Can’t Afford to Wait

This playbook offers manufacturers a realistic and viable guide to balancing immediate needs with future-focused strategy.

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5 Strategies For Improving Distribution Operations: An Essential Guide

SCMDOJO

Want to streamline your distribution operations? This guide provides you with all the tools you need to make significant positive changes in a few simple steps. Don’t forget to check out our best practices , tools , and a list of helpful supply chain resources on the website!

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Wayfair cancels plans for Houston fulfillment center

Supply Chain Dive

The move adds further evidence that the furniture retailer's logistics footprint growth will be limited in 2023 amid falling sales

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Watch: Are Robots Taking Over the Warehouse?

Supply Chain Brain

The importance of robotics technologies in the warehouse continues to grow, says Drew Bailey, vice president, design engineering, at Geodis

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Why accurate, real-time location data is a must for efficient supply chain operations

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

Find out how next-generation workforce management apps use accurate, real-time location data to power successful operations in this webinar with Radar CEO and Co-Founder Nick Patrick

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Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace

Speaker: Adrian Gonzalez, Tom Nightingale, and Martin Verwijmeren

Watch this insightful conversation about enabling assurance of supply in the global marketplace to better balance inventory and control costs.