Defining Category Management Category management has a decades-long history that has lead us to our modern understanding of procurement categories. Created in the 1980s, category management was originally the process of grouping products into categories based on how consumers used them. Originally created by marketing teams, category management helped retailers increase sales by minimizing unproductive […]
Earth Day (April 22nd) is a celebration of commitment to creating a safer, healthier and cleaner world, making it a natural time to reflect on the power and value of sustainable procurement programs. Over the past several years, f ew topics have been as critical for global corporations as sustainability – investors, consumers, executive teams […]
Why You Should Consider Freight Procurement Sourcing Solution Procuring raw materials or finished goods is one thing, but the processing of moving those goods from one place to another brings its own set of challenges. Whether you’re in charge of ordering the “things” or managing how and where those things get from A to B, […]
Moving freight is becoming more profitable than ever. In fact, an average of 40,000 orders for heavy-duty trucks in the US was tallied during the first half of the year to help accommodate the shipping demand of manufacturers and retailers. As the trend continues, so does the need to upgrade and automate fleet tracking systems. […]
Blockchain is a revolutionary technology that represents tremendous value for procurement. But what is it and how does it apply to the world of procurement? First, let’s start with a definition. According to Don & Alex Tascott, authors of Blockchain Revolution: “Blockchain is an incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions that can be programmed to […]
JAGGAER InsideSpend Thought leadership Series – In this blog series, we profile leaders in the procurement industry. We hope their insights and experiences inspire you to achieve greatness in procurement. A conversation with Georg Rösch – Vice President, Direct Procurement Product Management at JAGGAER. Trends and Advantages of Digitalization in Manufacturing Procurement We recently chatted with […]
REV It Up: A Procurement Podcast Series with Procurious In this blog series, powered by Procurious, Philip Ideson sits down with speakers from JAGGAER’s REV2018 conference to discuss the latest trends in procurement and what the future holds. A conversation with Lori Hale Reducing Risk in the Supply Chain Q. For context, can you explain a […]
JAGGAER InsideSpend Thought leadership Series – In this blog series we profile leaders in the procurement industry. We hope their insights and experiences inspire you to achieve greatness in procurement. A conversation with Walter Charles, Chief Procurement Officer at Biogen JAGGAER recently chatted with supply chain and procurement platform thought leader, Walter Charles, Chief Procurement Officer […]
JAGGAER InsideSpend Thought leadership Series – In this blog series, we profile leaders in the procurement industry. We hope their insights and experiences inspire you to achieve greatness in procurement. A conversation with Walter Charles, Chief Procurement Officer at Biogen JAGGAER recently chatted with supply chain and procurement platform thought leader Walter Charles, Chief Procurement Officer […]
Supply chain disruption can happen to any organization, whether they’re caused from a supplier site failure, environmental or geopolitical factors, or even adverse weather. This is why, if it’s not already, risk management should be a top priority for businesses. The consequences from not actively identifying, managing and mitigating supply chain risk can significantly impact […]
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