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Understanding the True Cost of Sourcing
In today's twenty-first century, global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing

procurement officer duties  inventory strategies. Conclusion Most procurement people know they can no longer afford to be dumb low-price chasers and that they have to become smart lowest-total-cost buyers and relationship managers. While the ideal dream of a system that magically includes every single facet into a total cost calculation may be pie-in-the-sky, there's no longer any excuse for continuing to evaluate only material and transportation costs. Total landed cost tools that can include duties, tariffs, and a variety of Read More...
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'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: PeopleSoft
PeopleSoft has risen from its relatively humble origins in the Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS) arena, its sole focus as it begun life in 1987. Over

procurement officer duties  the front end, and e-Procurement and Supply Chain Management on the back end, have come into their own. Now in 2001, the catchphrase is Collaborative Commerce, where we unite all of the above elements into one coherent system within and between organizations. This is the Big Kahuna, the zero latency, fully transparent, 360 degree exposure that is the stuff systems integrators dream of. Is it here? Are the technologies mature enough? Simple enough? This, the last in a series of articles on Collaborative Read More...
Managing Performance, Risk, and Compliance for Better Business Results
Confronted by globalization and volatile markets, today’s companies face a challenging and often risky business climate. Explore how to ensure alignment between

procurement officer duties  monitor purchasing operations and procurement processes achieve on average 30% higher savings. Companies that use SAP® software for environmental compliance have on average 85% lower audit cycle times compared to companies with manual processes for environmental compliance.   LEVERAGING COMPLIANCE FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE TRANSPARENCY AS DIFFERENTIATOR Our bottom line is that we're very satisfied with the SAP global trade software. Having faster access to goods can help us become quicker than our Read More...
A Matter of Trust
When important information is withheld, it leads to enormous inefficiencies or even disasters in the supply chain. Trust is needed to streamline decision making

procurement officer duties  as well as the procurement, strategic sourcing, design collaboration, and on-line marketplaces practices. Bill McBeath can be reached at: bill.mcbeath@clresearch.com . ChainLink Research is a bold new supply chain research organization dedicated to helping executsves improve business performance and competitiveness. Read More...
Design for Serviceability
When the product alone was the primary basis of competition, the life of a design engineer was a lot simpler. No more. Design engineers are being asked to make

procurement officer duties  get their engineers and procurement people to work together before the design is finalized. SOURCE: BOOTHROYD & DEWHURST FIGURE 1 This same concept applies to serviceability as part of the total lifecycle cost of the product. In other words, the design of a product has a major impact on the cost to assemble, package, ship, maintain, repair, and ultimately dispose of or recycle the product. So in the enlightened company, the design engineer's responsibilities include designing for serviceability. Read More...
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

procurement officer duties  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 Read More...
What Makes Process Process?
The systems dealing with manufacturing, inventory, procurement, and customer order management systems are among the systems that often prove to be the hardest

procurement officer duties  dealing with manufacturing, inventory, procurement, and customer order management systems are among the systems that often prove to be the hardest to acquire due to the unique issues of the process enterprise. Although the list of unique requirements can be defined, what are the root causes of the differences … what makes process process? These root causes flow from a few characteristics of the business. The Basic Nature of Material Process materials are often powder, liquid, or gas on the raw material Read More...
E-procurement: From Brilliant Innovation to Common Cliché
Electronic procurement has moved from a nice idea to a stampede in just a few years. Growing at Internet speed it spawns business models faster than the market

procurement officer duties  measures of success in procurement of goods and services. (Customer satisfaction was third and quality of goods was fourth). So it is hardly surprising that, just two years later, E-procurement is taken for granted in almost every industry and sector, and that business-to-business E-commerce has overtaken consumer commerce as the focus of attention, especially on the part of the stock market and venture capitalists. What does E-procurement look like today? Roughly speaking there are seven kinds of Read More...
Case Study: Envision Credit Union
In 2006, Envision Credit Union’s new chief financial officer (CFO) was looking to improve the visibility, efficiency, and accuracy of the company’s accounting

procurement officer duties  Study: Envision Credit Union In 2006, Envision Credit Union’s new chief financial officer (CFO) was looking to improve the visibility, efficiency, and accuracy of the company’s accounting and finance functions. Find out how a new business intelligence (BI) and analytics solution helped Envision reduce administrative costs, increase the average amount of overnight cash investments, and improve operational visibility, without adding staff. Read More...
E-Procurement Energizes Energy
In the space of one week, three separate announcements paired E-procurement companies and energy companies in the creation of Internet marketplaces. Ariba

procurement officer duties  that directly affects the procurement software choice for any individual company (except one in the energy sector), the progress of all three developments bears watching. Each of the vendors will be tested by these developments. SAP will have to become much more open in its purchasing application that it has been; to attract a significant share of the market it will have to be able to work with companies that do not have or want SAP's ERP solutions. Ariba and Commerce One are going after the big time Read More...
How to Optimize ERP to Meet Wholesale Distribution Challenges
Efficient procurement and sourcing. Storing and moving inventories. Attracting and retaining customers. Such challenges have an impact on wholesale distributors

procurement officer duties  Wholesale Distribution Challenges Efficient procurement and sourcing. Storing and moving inventories. Attracting and retaining customers. Such challenges have an impact on wholesale distributors’ revenues, competitiveness, and profits. To make timely and informed decisions that can impact your business, you need answers to questions like “How can I offer value-added services to improve customer loyalty?” Get the answers to this and other key questions. Read More...
HR Tech 2013 Interview: Tim Geisert, CMO, IBM Smarter Workforce
HCM Analyst Raluca Druta interviews Tim Geisert, Chief Marketing Officer for IBM Smarter Workforce, live on the show floor at the 2013 HR Technology® Conference

procurement officer duties  Tech 2013 Interview: Tim Geisert, CMO, IBM Smarter Workforce HCM Analyst Raluca Druta interviews Tim Geisert, Chief Marketing Officer for IBM Smarter Workforce, live on the show floor at the 2013 HR Technology® Conference & Exposition. Listen and find out how Smarter Workforce fits into IBM’s Smarter Planet initiative, how cognitive is changing HCM, and whether IBM will be delivering its Kenexa solution with ERP suites from rivals Oracle and SAP. Read More...
Production and Supply Planning RFI/RFP Template
Strategic Supply Chain Planning,Operational Planning,Procurement Collaboration,Order Management, Fulfillment, and Channel Integration,Utilities for

procurement officer duties  Chain Planning, Operational Planning, Procurement Collaboration, Order Management, Fulfillment, and Channel Integration, Utilities for Planning Systems, Systems Integration, Product Technology 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

procurement officer duties  E-Procurement E-Procurement Architecture Procurement automation begins with budgeting and ends with the retirement of capital assets or consumption of raw materials. Failure (or choosing) not to include any of the following dimensions of the process de-optimizes the investment at best and opens the process for subversion at worst. Following are features found in product offerings and customer requests with examples of what each function addresses. Budgeting - is the basis for Automated Expenditure Read More...
The CMO-CIO Organizational Alignment Mandate
Chief information officer reporting relationships continue to be distanced from the strategy function. The marketing function is experiencing this same

procurement officer duties  CMO-CIO Organizational Alignment Mandate Originally published - December 7, 2006 The topic of aligning the information technology (IT) agenda with the business agenda has spawned literally hundreds of articles, and certainly sensitized the IT community regarding this issue. Despite the progress made regarding the alignment question, chief information officer (CIO) reporting relationships continue to be positioned at a distance from the chief executive officer (CEO) and strategy function. A comparable Read More...

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