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The Advantages of Big Data Analytics in Suppliers Management

All Things Supply Chain

Traditionally, purchasing and supply management (PSM) has strongly relied on data management, as procurement managers need to dispose of, clean, and update data of different natures to compare suppliers’ performance,…

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Identifying Suppliers — Embracing Sustainability

Procurement Tactics

18 Must-Have Negotiation Skills For Procurement Professionals Download Course Details →  Or receive our famous weekly newsletter Identifying Suppliers — Embracing Sustainability Identifying suppliers is crucial as they supply all the needs of every business to continue its daily operation. What are Sustainable Suppliers?

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Using Supplier Management Software to Manage Supplier Risk

ProcurePort

Supplier Management Software: Supplier Risk: Effective supplier management is critical to the success of any business. As organizations grow, managing a growing number of suppliers can become increasingly complex.

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Thought leader: How to get early supplier involvement right

Procurement Leaders

For many procurement and supply chain leaders, it is standard practice to involve suppliers early when developing new products and services. Moreover, Toyota, in particular, had set up ingenious systems for collaborative product development by delegating tasks to its closely connected suppliers – its supplier keiretsu.

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The Cost-Plus World of Supply Chains: The Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Environment

From new pricing strategies and material substitutability to alternative suppliers and stockpiling, a new GEP-commissioned Economist Impact report reveals that enterprises are adopting a variety of approaches underpinned by data and technology.

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Streamline Supplier Onboarding and Data Management with Supplier Management Software

ProcurePort

Effective supplier management is crucial for businesses to maintain smooth operations in their supply chain and drive growth. However, the process of onboarding new suppliers, gathering their information, and managing supplier data can be time-consuming and prone to errors when done manually.

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Supplier Assessment — Embracing Sustainability in Procurement

Procurement Tactics

18 Must-Have Negotiation Skills For Procurement Professionals Download Course Details →  Or receive our famous weekly newsletter Supplier Assessment — Embracing Sustainability in Procurement Supplier assessment is needed when selecting the right supplier to achieve sustainability in your procurement process.

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How One Manufacturer Used GEP SOFTWARE To Save $45M in Direct Material Sourcing

Multiple legacy systems prevent procurement from standardizing processes and tracking what they’re spending with each supplier. For global manufacturers, managing direct and indirect material spend can get very complicated very quickly.

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

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. The result was a year-over-year savings of more than 3%.

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Exploring the Advantages and Hurdles of Direct Store Deliveries

Direct Store Delivery, or DSD, is a common practice among global suppliers and retailers – like PepsiCo, Frito Lay, CVS, and Dollar General – and its popularity is growing, with the global DSD market expected to reach $1.19 trillion by 2027.

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Return to Success: Streamlining Returns in the Supply Chain for Enhanced Efficiency

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Research Manager for the Reverse Logistics Association

While establishing efficient communication channels with suppliers and empowering customers with comprehensive return information can be challenging, it is attainable with the right approach and tools. Businesses need to leverage advanced tracking systems and data analytics to identify bottlenecks and improve supply chain visibility.

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

Through this case study you'll discover: How DSV dealt with the challenge of connecting people, systems, and processes The highly regulated and highly complex nature of the FMCG sector in which DSV's customer operated How DSV found the flexibility to evolve a solution according to their client's developing needs How, using the global control tower, (..)