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SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply




CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

From the Bottom to the Top How the Supply Chain Impacts Value Streams
DemandCaster
DemandCaster

By utilizing supply chain software, companies can impact their value streams to unlock greater value from bottom to top.
Value streams are the actions undertaken within a manufacturing or service company that drives customers to realize the worth of the product or service. But today, as digitization unlocks more value across an enterprise, supply chains are becoming more intrinsically linked with value chain mapping and planning to optimize that value.
Traditionally, supply chains were thought of as a loose, disparate collection of suppliers. Siloed departments within a company would handle scheduling and purchasing, while forecasting was a combination of sales input and historical data analysis, often done manually. But the power of digital transformation tools combined with unprecedented disruptions means that companies are now beginning to tie supply chains to their value mapping. This process enhances the performance of the value stream and delivers greater va ...  >>

Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals- Seizing the opportunity in global manufacturing
This white paper, developed jointly by PwC, GMIS and UNIDO, sets out the business imperative for manufacturing businesses of achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and why global manufacturing organisations must align their strategy with the SDGs. Of course businesses cannot achieve   >>

Job Opportunities
 
Sr. Supply Chain Planner - Deerfield - CPG Organization
     
     Deerfield  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Director
     
     Houston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Inventory Planning Leader
     
     Paramus  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Global Category Manager (Services)
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Specialist - Chemical Company
     
     Houston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Supply Chain Planner
     
     Lake Forest  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Sr. Supply Chain Planner - Chicago - Medical Industry
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Coordinator
     
     New Jersey  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Warehouse Manager
     
     Phoenix  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Inventory Planner
     
     Libertyville  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Strategic Category Manager - Shared Services
     
     Northbrook  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager - Shared Services
     
     Lake Forest  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Technology Sourcing Leader - $170K (New York, USA)
     
     New York, USA  -  PERM  -  1st Executive
Sr. Supply Chain Specialist - Industrial Manufacturer - Racine County, WI
     
     Sturtevant  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Supply Chain Planner - Healthcare
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
 

Supply chain E-learning



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News & Trends
 

Last update 5 May 2021
Strongest improvement in operating conditions on record amid marked uptick in client demand
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Fashion

Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...

Automotive supply chains need a resilience vaccine

Even though dictionary.com declared “pandemic” its Word of the Year for 2020, one could argue the term “supply chain” is a close second. 2020 was likely many people’s first time hearing a...


Education
 
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2021
Supplier Cost Analysis and Financial Analysis
    
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Jun
2021
Warehousing and Inventory Management
    
23
Jun
2021
Contracting: Beyond the Basics
    
21
Jul
2021
Developing Excellence in Strategic Risk Management and Procurement
    
10
Aug
2021
Construction Law Contracting
    

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
PPG INDUSTRIES, LTD.

Company Established in 1883, PPG Industries manufactures protective and decorative coatings, sealants, adhesives, metal pretreatment products, flat glass, fabricated glass, continuous-strand fiberglass products, and...

Five steps to cost justify a warehouse management system in today's omni-channel world

In the past five years, the rapidly emerging omni-channel marketplace has impacted warehousing operations resulting in a need for systems with increased capabilities and flexibility that are adaptable, configurable, a...


International Agenda