Achieve Sustainable Management of Research Chemicals – A Guide to Critical Capabilities

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Let’s be honest. No research lab ever has made a major discovery solely by acquiring and managing chemicals well. Does that mean all research chemical management is equal, or that chemical acquisition and management can’t add value for research organizations? Definitely not. Download our latest guide to discover: What makes research labs different when it […]

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Rethinking the Procurement Value Equation

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A common issue we see within procurement departments is that they are bogged down in manual, cumbersome processes. While some organizations focus on one pain point at a time, automating the entire Source-to-Pay (S2P) process with a unified solution can drive more value across your organization. Read this white paper and learn: How the Source-to-Pay […]

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Advanced Sourcing Solutions for the Consumer Goods Industry

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JAGGAER’s advanced eSourcing solution, Advanced Sourcing Optimizer (ASO), is used extensively by Consumer Packaged Goods companies to drive significant benefits in the areas of direct and indirect cost savings, supply base optimization, risk management, and supply chain and logistics efficiencies. Manufacturers of home and personal care goods and food and beverage products have large, complex […]

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Ardent Partners The State of Strategic Sourcing Report 2014

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Connecting the Dots The speed and complexity of business continues to accelerate, forcing procurement departments from around the globe to adapt to new market conditions and react to new opportunities while maintaining discipline and efficiency. Dependence upon supply chains continues to rise and sourcing has never been more critical to overall success. But, more than […]

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Using Spend Analysis Data to Build Your Sourcing Roadmap Webinar

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Spend analysis can help you get an accurate view of your organization’s spending, your suppliers, and opportunities for improving your sourcing and procurement activities. There are a number of solutions available to help you collect, cleanse and classify your spend data, but most fall short of actually helping you analyze your business and make more […]

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Advanced Sourcing Solutions for the Retail Industry

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Improving Sourcing Outcomes for Non-Merchandise Goods, Services and Transportation Spends In the retail industry, the procurement of non-merchandise spends – including store construction, remodeling, and maintenance goods and services; merchandising displays, fixtures, furnishings, and other indirect materials; and transportation/logistics services – all make up significant spend volumes and have a moderate to high degree of […]

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The Three B’s in Truckload Sourcing Best Practices: Better Planning, Better Bidding & Better Decision Making

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How often should we take our truckload network to bid? How will we define our lanes, and what level of information is important to carriers? What bidding tactics should we employ, and what are the types of carriers (and proposals) we want to encourage during our sourcing project? If these are the types of questions […]

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Game Theory in an eSourcing Application

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This paper explains various fundamentals of economic game theory and how those same methodologies can be applied to help predict the market reactions to sourcing, and specifically eSourcing, events.

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Sourcing in Under 2 Minutes

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Every successful procurement or supply chain project starts with selecting the right source for the products and services your business needs. But traditional paper-based bid and auction processes can take massive amounts of time and money to collect and analyze data. It’s time to get more value out of sourcing and discover increased productivity and […]

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Aberdeen Group on Advanced Sourcing – Maximizing Savings Identification

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Organizations that more frequently use advanced sourcing techniques improve their ability to obtain comprehensive and measurable supplier responses that translate directly into increased sourcing savings. This report from analyst firm Aberdeen Group analyzes the intentions, performance and strategies of over 140 companies, defines the emergence of an “advanced framework” in strategic sourcing being led by […]

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