Getting a Grip on Transportation Procurement

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Few spend categories combine the broad impact and complexities of transportation. How can shippers optimize their carrier relationships, keeping quality high, risk low, and costs in line? In the transportation context, spend optimization tools accomplish this delicate balancing act by comparing proposals from multiple carriers and logistics providers. Following business rules, they identify the best […]

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Maximizing Your ROI Through Process Automation

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A digital procurement platform that automates common purchasing activities reduces process costs and lead times. It also frees up budget and staff to pursue new opportunities, from new sourcing partnerships to new markets and products. Every business should have a procurement function that continuously delivers value (is sustainable), provides value to all departments and stakeholders […]

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Strategic Sourcing – Elevating the Role of Procurement to Trusted Adviser

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Today’s global trade environment has never been more complex, making transportation and distribution sourcing more challenging than ever before. With transportation rates sky-rocketing, capacities shrinking, and the increasing complexities of carrier contracts, now is a great time to look at your sourcing strategy to ensure that you are doing all you can to contain costs, […]

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Strategic Sourcing and Contract Compliance

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The Right Prescription to Control Healthcare Costs and Achieve Higher Savings As a healthcare CPO, your main goal is to ensure your supply chain is running at peak efficiency in order to achieve top operational performance and the highest quality patient care—all while controlling costs. That’s quite a juggling act! So, how do you evaluate […]

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Speed Up Retail Time-to-Fulfillment with eProcurement

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How to Gain a Competitive Advantage in Today’s eCommerce Retail Buying Space Gaining a competitive advantage against retail goliaths like Amazon is no easy task, but it’s not impossible. How do traditional retailers win in an eCommerce-centric world? Speeding up time-to-fulfillment is the key. eCommerce is booming and many retailers are scrambling to compete. Within […]

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5 Procurement Questions for Santa

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After pulling a few strings, we managed to catch Santa on one of his few coffee breaks at this busy time of year to fire five burning questions at the reigning world champion in procurement. Christmas is a holiday worldwide, but the busiest time at work for you. When does your year start? Actually, we […]

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Reduce Holiday Supply Chain Headaches with Spend Analytics

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‘Tis the season when supply chains are under pressure to meet customer demands and to keep internal business procedures running smoothly.

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By Customer Request and Technological Advancement: 17.3 Impala

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For procurement teams who want a solution that delivers to their custom needs while keeping up to speed with technological advances in the industry, JAGGAER’s 17.3 Impala release delivers just that. In this latest release, highlighted upgrades to our full product suite include Multi-Business Unit (MBU) management capability and Multi-Stage Optimization (MSO) for our Advanced […]

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Indirect vs. Direct Goods and Services – What’s the Difference?

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Let’s say that, instead of procurement services, you produced soda bottles instead. What would your spend management goals be? Or, what if you are looking to hire an “A Team” for your department? What would your spend management goals be then? How would they be different? Understanding the distinction between direct and indirect goods and […]

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Strategic Procurement is Dead

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An Obituary from the Future Yes, we had a good run with you, strategic procurement. Back then, at the turn of the millennium, you had just become important. Ignacio Lopez had brought category management to Germany and Gerd Kerkhoff had made you, strategic procurement, accessible to everyone with his book The Bermuda Triangle of Business: […]

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