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Emptoris: Powered Up to Empower Global 2000 Users
Since its founding in 1999, Emptoris has evolved into a world leader in strategic supply, category spend, and enterprise contract management solutions, and was

global procurement consultant  management use, for most Global 2000 companies, there can be hundreds of indirect requests where users are procuring products and services that are not catalog-based. Depending on the size of the organization, these requests can number in the hundreds per week. In this scenario, procurement departments have no visibility onto these rogue and maverick requests to help provide guidance, compliance, and consolidation with common requests. To address these global request challenges Emptoris Suite V9 provides

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Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics


One of the most neglected areas of the manufacturing and retail supply chain is the inbound logistics segment. Following best practices and creating a collaborative allows companies to save money and streamline operations.

global procurement consultant  product/ service With the global interest rates near an all time low, inventorycarrying costs today are negligible. At 2% p.a. weekly inventory carrying cost is a lowly 0.04% i.e. if the item costs $100 the interest cost is around 4 cents per week. Transaction costs can be broken into the following components: Shipment documentation Invoicing costs Receipt documents (GRN, BOL, etc.) Payment and supervision costs Receiving costs Loading and unloading costs (multiple in case of multimodal, multi-carrier Read More

Case Study: Terumo


Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, global manufacturer and distributor of medical products, has more than 1,500 finished goods, many of which are assembled in one factory and sterilized in another. With so many products and steps in the supply chain, supply and demand planning abilities are key to smooth operations. Find out how the company saved $1 million (USD) with forecast management and requirements planning solutions.

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SAP Gives Up, Declares Victory. Again.


Commerce One and SAP announced that Commerce One will supply the marketplace infrastructure behind the mySAP portal.

global procurement consultant  Commerce One operates a global network of marketplaces called the Global Trading Web; most of the individual regional marketplaces outside the U.S. that comprise it are jointly owned with large local companies. The regional marketplaces in turn bring together individual company-based or vertical marketplaces. Commerce One also sells the software that allows individual companies to build their own marketplaces. In the long run, Commerce One hopes to garner a significant portion of its revenues from Read More

Giving Service Companies a Fast Start: SAP Business All-in-One Fast-start Program


Whatever you offer as a service provider, success depends on how well you manage key accounts to ensure long-term relationships and the highest possible margins. But with today’s challenges, it’s difficult to maintain market share, let alone grow. SAP’s All-in-One fast-start program offers a solution that can help you maximize client and service-line profitability by supporting industry best practices. Learn more.

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Telefónica Selects TOA Technologies as a Global FSM Solution


As part of its recent major global IT transformation, Telefónica has selected TOA Technologies as its global field service management (FSM) solution provider. This is a global contract agreement for TOA to be the standard FSM provider with its ETAdirect solution suite, covering all 24 countries in which the telecom provider does business across Europe and Latin America. The

global procurement consultant  TOA Technologies as a Global FSM Solution As part of its recent major global IT transformation, Telefónica has selected TOA Technologies as its global field service management (FSM) solution provider. This is a global contract agreement for TOA to be the standard FSM provider with its ETAdirect solution suite, covering all 24 countries in which the telecom provider does business across Europe and Latin America. The engagement will start immediately in the following six countries: Brazil, Spain, Chile, Read More

Software Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement


The statistics for completing packaged software implementation projects are grim. This article examines how the software evaluation, selection, and procurement process is key to successful software implementations.

global procurement consultant  Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement Introduction A 1995 Standish Group research study based on over 8000 software implementation projects found that nearly one third of the projects were canceled before completion. And over 50% of the projects cost nearly twice their original estimates. The study further concluded that only 16% of all software projects are completed on time and on budget (only 9% for large companies) 1 . With these grim statistics firmly in hand, a plethora of books, white Read More

Apriso Launches Global Packaging Solution


Apriso, a provider of global manufacturing software solutions, has introduced a Packaging Solution for Global Manufacturers to better manage complex packaging operations and conversion processes. Manufacturers in the consumer goods, food and beverage, and consumer electronics industries who implement this solution should have up-to-the-minute visibility into and control over plant floor systems

global procurement consultant  Launches Global Packaging Solution Apriso , a provider of global manufacturing software solutions, has introduced a Packaging Solution for Global Manufacturers to better manage complex packaging operations and conversion processes. Manufacturers in the consumer goods, food and beverage, and consumer electronics industries who implement this solution should have up-to-the-minute visibility into and control over plant floor systems, processes, and performance to enable better informed decisions and Read More

Procurement: A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement


Companies are successfully realizing benefits from their procurement initiatives, and viewing procurement as an integral part of their overall corporate strategy. They no longer perceive procurement as a cost center, but rather as a strategic lever for improving profits or funding new initiatives. Procurement opportunities are significant—translating directly, with no dilution, into measurable, hard dollar profit increases.

global procurement consultant  A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement Procurement: A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. ICG Commerce offers flexible procurement outsourcing solutions to help you transform your procurement organization into a true performance driver. For each outsourcing solution, whether comprehensive or focused, our specialists are able to support your unique buying Read More

Apriso Launches Global EMI Solution


Apriso, a provider of global manufacturing software solutions that has recently celebrated its 20th birthday, announced the launch of Apriso Global EMI (Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence) solution—that provides a truly global and consistent platform. The solution gathers and reports up-to-the-minute information—wherever and whenever it is needed across an enterprise—tailored and presented in a

global procurement consultant  Launches Global EMI Solution Apriso , a provider of global  manufacturing software solutions that has recently celebrated its 20th birthday , announced the  launch of Apriso Global EMI (Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence) solution —that provides a truly global and consistent platform. The solution gathers and reports up-to-the-minute information—wherever and whenever it is needed across an enterprise—tailored and presented in a way that is right for each individual decision maker. Multi- Read More

IFS and Infosys Strike Global Alliance


In its quest to become an ever more global enterprise software company, IFS recently announced a partnership with Infosys, a global provider of consulting and technology services. The global partnership covers joint sales activities toward targeted industries in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific, as well as development of skills in the IFS Applications software suite within Infosys, which

global procurement consultant  and Infosys Strike Global Alliance In its quest to become an ever more global enterprise software company, IFS recently announced a  partnership with Infosys , a global provider of consulting and technology services. The global partnership covers joint sales activities toward targeted industries in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific, as well as development of skills in the IFS Applications software suite within Infosys, which should aid in the delivery of successful projects. In collaboration with Read More

IT Services E-Procurement


E-procurement is not just for goods and material. The market now offers IT services e-procurement solutions that open access to service sources and seek to optimize the service chain. What are these solutions and how do they work?

global procurement consultant  life. Smarterwork www.smarterwork.com General Global marketplace active in 8 languages with experts in more than 110 countries. eLance www.elance.com General Over 200,000 businesses and individual professionals from 140 countries registered. Rent A Geek www.rentageek.com IT Online source for independent computer professionals HelloBrain www.hellobrain.com IT Marketplace for sourcing technology solutions NuAspect www.nuaspect.com IT Software developers marketplace Sourcexchange www.sourcexchange.com IT Read More

Wipro Spearheads a Global HR Transformation Program for Credit Suisse


Credit Suisse, a global banking and financial services company, embarked on a global HR transformation program in early 2008 to create a number of shared service centers primarily focused on back-office HR operations. After evaluating a number of vendors for delivery capabilities, cost effectiveness, and a host of other factors, Wipro was awarded the contract. This case study by Everest Group provides a 360-degree view of this engagement.

global procurement consultant  Spearheads a Global HR Transformation Program for Credit Suisse Credit Suisse, a global banking and financial services company, embarked on a global HR transformation program in early 2008 to create a number of shared service centers primarily focused on back-office HR operations. After evaluating a number of vendors for delivery capabilities, cost effectiveness, and a host of other factors, Wipro was awarded the contract. This case study by Everest Group provides a 360-degree view of this Read More

Diversified Global Company Standardizes On SumTotal


Looking to establish global consistency and best practices in managing its employees, and to centralize its HR information and data, ALFA, a Mexican company in manufacturing and other industries, selected SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform to be its standard human capital platform across its diverse business units. See how the flexibility and configurability of SumTotal facilitated ALFA’s new HR strategy.

global procurement consultant  Global Company Standardizes On SumTotal Looking to establish global consistency and best practices in managing its employees, and to centralize its HR information and data, ALFA, a Mexican company in manufacturing and other industries, selected SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform to be its standard human capital platform across its diverse business units. See how the flexibility and configurability of SumTotal facilitated ALFA’s new HR strategy. Read More

E-Procurement Usability: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


Adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP)-based E-Procurement solutions has hit a plateau in recent years due to inherent usability deficiencies, exacerbated by heightened user expectations. It is now possible to leverage all the existing infrastructure of leading platforms with a friendlier, consumer-like user interface (UI) that can be rapidly deployed with minimal cost or change management impact. Find out how.

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