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Impact of Sales and Procurement on Reverse Logistics
Even as manufacturers and retailers seek to control costs and drive efficiency across the supply chains, controlling the financial impact of unsaleable products

logistics procurement  and Procurement on Reverse Logistics Even as manufacturers and retailers seek to control costs and drive efficiency across the supply chains, controlling the financial impact of unsaleable products remains a constant challenge. A study conducted by Wipro Technologies in collaboration with Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) estimates that the potential cost impact of unsaleables is over $2 billion annually. This study identifies the multitude of challenges involved

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Driving New Efficiencies in the Indirect Supply Chain: Procurement and Logistics Strategies for Maintenance, Repair, and Operations Supplies


In a challenging economy, many companies focus cost-cutting on direct materials and capital spending rather than maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) supplies (also known as indirect materials). But an alternate concept allows you to implement lean processes to create a high-efficiency MRO outsource model. Find out how it offers greater visibility and promotes continuous improvement along the indirect supply chain.

logistics procurement  Supply Chain: Procurement and Logistics Strategies for Maintenance, Repair, and Operations Supplies In a challenging economy, many companies focus cost-cutting on direct materials and capital spending rather than maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) supplies (also known as indirect materials). But an alternate concept allows you to implement lean processes to create a high-efficiency MRO outsource model. Find out how it offers greater visibility and promotes continuous improvement along the indirect Read More

A Couple of "Five Procurement Commandments" in a Down Economy


As is the case with white papers, vendors' press releases (PR) can range from blatant bragging about the "latest-and-greatest" product capabilities (and other marketing "fluff") to tastefully asserting competence and educating the market about specific issues. One example of the latter would be Emptoris' April 2008 PR on the findings  of a panel of financial and procurement experts that have

logistics procurement  able to track global logistics and contract performance. Having moved from a transactional to a strategic relationship model of doing business, they must have people skills, too. Of course, both procurement managers and clerks must be customer-focused. Mid-Market's View Epicor Software , a stalwart mid-market ERP provider with the Epicor SRM offering [ evaluate this product ] following its 2002 acquisition of Clarus ' e-procurement intellectual property , maintains that it is worth noting here that Read More

New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 1: The Benefits of E-Procurement


From point-and-click ordering using Web-based catalogs of individual suppliers, to marketplaces that bring together in one place the products or services offered by multiple suppliers, to live auctions that determine the lowest-price bidder — there is a wide range of new e-procurement methods and tools to help businesses buy goods and services better, faster, and cheaper.

logistics procurement  scheduling, manufacturing, transportation, logistics, inventory management, and customer service. He has written and spoken widely about these topics in a number of industry conferences and publications. CCMI can be found on the Web at www.CCMIservices.com. Mr. Elliff can be reached at (703) 370-2607 or by e-mail at scott_elliff@CCMIservices.com . All materials CCMI 2001. Read More

E-Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing - Part II


Three minutes of labor from purchase requisition to invoice payment; fully executed due diligence; commitment authorization and no delays. That is the promise of e-procurement and the potential is there for the taking - but not without risk. Extensive preparation is necessary and full integration with related business processes is essential to realize the full value from an e-procurement investment.

logistics procurement  external Marketplace Workflow to logistics companies Exception Processing - is essential to the efficiency and value of an e-procurement system. The vast majority of transactions should flow through the system without human interaction. When an exception (workflow delay, budget exceeded, approval declined, shipment error, invoice error) is detected, notification must take place promptly and resolution must be automatically expedited. Analytical Processing - is essential to process improvement and Read More

Procurement Savings with SAP SRM Rapid-deployment Solution: Get Fast Results with Preconfigured SRM Software and Services




logistics procurement  SRM rapid-deployment solution,supplier relationship management solution,procurement transformation,operational procurement process Read More

NeoModal Launches Corporate Ship On Promising Journey


NeoModal is completing work on an innovative combination of global logistics applications for shippers, transportation intermediaries, and carriers.

logistics procurement  the last, an integrated logistics Internet marketplace uses the recently acquired eRateRequest.com. The products are currently under beta test by development partners and NeoModal expects to make a formal launch in July 2000. Market Impact NeoModal has made the right decisions in setting up its new venture. Although a newcomer to the supply chain management world, NeoModal boasts an experienced management team led by Richard Dick Murphy, a 32-year veteran of the ocean carrier industry. Murphy brings a Read More

Life-sciences E-commerce Supplier Grows


Chemdex is a provider of business-to-business procurement for the life sciences industry. Leveraging the strength of its recent IPO, the company is expanding its abilities to integrate with other vendors and to launch new customers quickly. Recent partnerships to support these initiatives include Ariba, Concur Technologies and IBM.

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Ellipse


Ellipse is a fully integrated enterprise solution. Areas of functionality include assets and works management, supply and logistics management, financial management, and human resources management. Ellipse is a scalable solution suitable for mining, utilities, transportation, and government and defence industries.  

logistics procurement  works management, supply and logistics management, financial management, and human resources management. Ellipse is a scalable solution suitable for mining, utilities, transportation, and government and defence industries. Read More

Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 1


Supplier Logistics Management is leveraging technology and supplier relationships to gain competitive advantage.

logistics procurement  Logistics Management (SLM) Part 1 Executive Summary SUPPLIER LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT The Next Strategic Layer of Competitive Advantage Supply chain executives are in the hot seat given the flat economy and a slowdown in revenue growth. They are challenged by senior executives to find new and innovative ways to reduce cost, while still meeting customer needs. However, in today's customer-centric environment, meeting customer's expectations is not a competitive advantage, but a fundamental necessity of Read More

Who's Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 3: New Solutions


There is a wide range of new 'e-gistics' players emerging to address today’s transportation and logistics challenges, and different solutions will be appropriate for different kinds of situations.

logistics procurement  the customer. In transportation, logistics and other behind the scenes aspects of e-commerce, new services and capabilities are beginning to fulfill this promise, not just for Fortune 500 companies but for small and medium firms and for those with specialized requirements as well. These solutions range from e-gistics auctions and marketplaces, through software and support tools available over the Internet, including a whole new category of Internet Logistics Operators. This article outlines some of Read More

Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 3


This continues the coverage of the fundamental issues targeted by supplier logistics management. Fully utilizing the compliance benefits that SLM offers allows companies to redirect employees from tactical operations to those more strategic.

logistics procurement  Logistics Management (SLM) Part 3 Executive Summary SUPPLIER LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT The Next Strategic Layer of Competitive Advantage Supply chain executives are in the hot seat given the flat economy and a slowdown in revenue growth. They are challenged by senior executives to find new and innovative ways to reduce cost, while still meeting customer needs. However, in today's customer-centric environment, meeting customer's expectations is not a competitive advantage, but a fundamental necessity of Read More

Can You Hear Me Now: The True Role of Voice-directed Picking in Warehouse Management


Although voice-directed picking may take distributors to higher logistics levels someday, operations managers should try listening to their warehouse personnel for now. Warehouse workers are the real experts on a company's warehouse, its product, and its customer.

logistics procurement  these statistics because warehouse logistics are continually improving. Once software is purchased, operations managers begin to realize just how messed up the warehouse actually is. Then they begin making improvements to its layout and to the training of the warehouse staff. When the vendor comes back and asks, How is the system we sold you doing? the response is, Great! In actuality, the system may very well have been the catalyst to the start of improvements that could have been made without the Read More

Descartes Systems Acquires Two European Companies, Strengthens Logistics Network


Descartes Systems has recently acquired Compudata, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) supply chain integration and e-invoicing solutions in Switzerland, and Impatex Freight Software Limited, a leading provider of electronic customs filing and freight forwarding solutions in the United Kingdom. Descartes’ customers should now have a single trusted partner to help them manage their shipments across the globe.

logistics procurement  Two European Companies, Strengthens Logistics Network The recent chief executive officer (CEO) change at Descartes Systems was explained as a regular succession (given a poor health of its former CEO), with the continuation of business as usual. To that end, niche tuck-in acquisitions continue to be part of the company’s game plan in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce. Most recently, Descartes acquired Compudata , a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) supply chain integration Read More

SCT and G-Log Form Alliance For Collaborative Logistics in the Process Industries


G-Log, a leader in collaborative logistics, and SCT, a leader in enterprise applications for the process industries, have joined forces to bring together their products and expertise for the process enterprise.

logistics procurement  Form Alliance For Collaborative Logistics in the Process Industries Event Summary SCT (www.sct.com/manufacturing) and G-Log (www.g-log.com), both leaders in their respective fields have announced a partnership that brings together SCT's process industry manufacturing execution, planning, and optimization with G-Log's global logistics platform. The partnership is aimed at process manufacturers and distributors in the food, beverage, chemical, CPG, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and related process Read More