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Customers Want More Social Media Banking Services

There is a widening gap between customer expectations and the delivery of social banking services according to a report from Capgemini. For the first …

<i>☛ Want the latest procurement and supply chain news delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up for the Supply Management Daily</i><p>7 May 2014 | Will</b> …

How Organizations Assess Supply Chain Risk

<i>Spend Matters welcomes another guest post from Becky Partida, research specialist of supply chain management at APQC.</i><p>Natural disasters and political …

Amazon Prime Was Too Good to Be True After All

The price of "free" two-day shipping is about to go up. That was the message from Amazon executives last week, who said that shipping costs would …

SP 500, Dow, Nasdaq look set for weekly gains

May 11, 2018<br>9:47 AM<p>Shares of the cybersecurity software company plunged in Friday morning trading to mark their biggest one-day decline in 17 years after management said that the company’s audit committee was conducting an internal investigation into claims made by a former employee.<p>May 11, …

21 January 2014 | Will Green<p><b>Almost half of global companies are not prepared for a US deadline concerning the use of conflict minerals from Africa in</b> …

21 January 2014 | Will Green<p><b>E-procurement firm Proactis has entered an agreement to buy competitor EGS Group in a £2.9 million cash deal.</b><p>The deal …

22 January 2014 | Will Green<p><b>A total of 259 natural disasters took place in 2013 causing global economic losses of $192 billion (£116 …

KPMG’s Exploration of Procurement in 2025: The Purchasing “Financial Analyst”

I’ve spent a good amount of time reading and rereading the KPMG paper, <b>FUTUREBUY: The Future of Procurement – 25 in 25</b>, an analysis of where the …

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New Deloitte Research Breaks Down Supply Chain and Supplier Risk Priorities by Industry

According to Deloitte’s most recent CPO study, 41% of CPOs are heavily involved in risk management activities. But what are these activities and how …

Accenture Closes Procurian Deal: May the 2014 Procurement BPO “Hunger Games” Begin

My kids (at least the older ones) are getting into the world of The Hunger Games. And I’m sure an afternoon during the holiday vacation will be …

29 November 2013 | Will Green<p><b>Toymaker LEGO has pledged to work with suppliers to cut greenhouse gases as part of a new partnership with the World</b> …

70% increase in countries identified as ‘extreme risk’ for human rights since 2008 – <b>Human Rights Risk Atlas 2014</b

Since 2008, there has been an unprecedented 70% rise in human rights violations globally, according to the seventh annual Human Rights Risk Atlas …

Amazon Unveils Flying Delivery Drones on '60 Minutes'

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is known for making big bets in the world of innovation, and on Sunday night on <i>60 Minutes</i> he revealed what might be …

<b>Each step of the supply chain must take risk into consideration if procurement is to run successfully, according to Professor Richard Wilding of the</b> …

The Temple of Supply Chain Resilience

Justifying Supplier Management Programs: Risk Management Rises to the Top

I’ve started to dig into the recent SRM report from State of Flux – it was published earlier this month – and as usual, it’s an outstanding piece of …

Procurement Blog

by Jonathan Webb<p>Procurement functions should embrace agile methodologies to improve time-to-market<p>by Saffa Ayub<p>When one of your team wants to leave …

Supply Management

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Impressions of blur Group: Is a Bubble Forming around Procurement Solutions?

Last week in London, Spend Matters UK/Europe Managing Director, Peter Smith, and I met with blur Group, a new marketplace that has created quite a …

Supply Management

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Should You Invest in a Supply Chain Control Tower?

<b>Should You Invest in a Supply Chain Control Tower?</b><p>By: Ranjit Notani, Chief Technology Officer, One Network Enterprises<br>09.10.2013<p>We live in a time of …

Business Intelligence in the Supply Chain

Thanks to business intelligence tools, companies are no longer awash in reams of data that they don’t know what to do with. Instead, logistics …

Supply Chain News: Giant Accenture Roils Procurement Outsourcing Market with Acquisition of Procurian

From SCDigest's On-Target e-Magazine<p><b>- Oct. 9, 2013 -</b><p>Supply Chain News: Giant Accenture Roils Procurement Outsourcing Market with Acquisition of …