Webinar on “Digital Supply Chain”
Date: 4 August 2018, Saturday
If the vision of Industry 4.0 is to be realized, most enterprise processes must become more digitized. A critical element will be the evolution of traditional supply chains toward a connected, smart, and highly efficient supply chain ecosystem.
- Understanding the concept of Supply Chain
- What is digitization and digitalization
- Technology Trends in Supply Chain
Blockchain Training (For Procurement & SCM Professionals)
Date: 18 August 2018, Saturday
In this one day intensive workshop we will explore the potential for Blockchain technology to redefine the way the procurement & supply chain activities are created and run.
- Blockchain Basics & Objectives
- What is Blockchain?
- What are the key benefits of Blockchain Technology?
- What are its uses in Procurement & Supply Chain?
- Hashpointers & Data Structures
The monthly Metric: percentage of rogue spend
Inside Supply Mnagement®
Rogue spend — also called maverick or unmanaged spend — occurs most often in indirect spend and lower-visibility tail spend, with a voluminous number of small transactions in a variety of categories, including maintenance, repair and operations; office supplies; and professional services. Out-of-control rogue spend can be a sign of such bad company practices as poor spend visibility and procurement policy violations READ MORE
Tariffs are poison for today’s global supply chain. As the Trump administration begins to impose new tariffs with China, with targeted levies on US$34 billion in Chinese imports and a promise of further duties on additional $216 billion in Chinese products, Whirlpool will be the first in a long line of earnings releases with disappointing results. Today, the only known is the unknown. As a result, warehouses are full, and port volumes are high. Port infrastructure is fragile, and freight costs are rising. READ MORE