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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply




CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

How Will Autonomous Vehicles Change Manufacturing?
Brian Hoey
Flexis

It may be a while before self-driving cars, aka autonomous vehicles, become viable consumer goods, but autonomous mobility is already making its slow entry into the world of manufacturing. So far, about 10% of US manufacturers have adopted some kind of autonomous or semi-autonomous mobility within their value chains—mostly in the form of “free range” autonomous robots like self-driving forklifts, cranes, and even drones. In this way, the digitized planning and execution processes that are increasingly possible in the early days of the Industry 4.0 can be integrated more fully and more completely with what’s physically happening on the shop floor.

Interestingly, the vast majority of these early adopters cited cost savings as a top reason to make the switch—while a majority of those who hadn’t yet adopted this kind of techno ...  >>

Digitalisation in Procurement and Supply CIPS and The University of Melbourne
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Australasia (CIPS) has been working with the University of Melbourne on a new paper about the digitilsation of supply chains, and how digital can increase efficiency in the fourth industrial revolution. The University of Melbourne carried out global research wi  >>

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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
     
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Senior Supply Chain Planner
     
     Lake Forest  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Sr. Supply Chain Planner - Chicago - Medical Industry
     
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Supply Chain Coordinator
     
     New Jersey  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Warehouse Manager
     
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Inventory Planner
     
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Strategic Category Manager - Shared Services
     
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Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager - Shared Services
     
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Technology Sourcing Leader - $170K (New York, USA)
     
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Sr. Supply Chain Specialist - Industrial Manufacturer - Racine County, WI
     
     Sturtevant  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Supply Chain Planner - Healthcare
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
 

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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...

New study provides insights into how retailers have responded to COVID-19

The study by WMG, University of Warwick and Blue Yonder examines how retailers have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure their survival The report highlights many points, particularly the need for human interv...


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

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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...

In Pricing, Success Breeds Success

A.T. Kearney's Pricing Full Potential (PFP) Analyzer does the heavy lifting when it comes to pricing. The more market power you have, the more you can still gain from your pricing strategy.In the summer of 2013, A.T. Kea...


International Agenda