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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Golf and the art of supply chain improvement

Bill DuBois
Kinaxis

I’ll admit it, I am a not a great golfer. Even though I can now drive the ball well, two years ago I could barely make contact. Like every golfer, my short game needs work and more often than not I’m happy to just get the ball on the green, never mind close to the pin.

If I actually manage to sink a putt there may or may not be some enthusiastic dancing on the green much to the embarrassment of the rest of my foursome. But the general trajectory of my game is one of improvement. The lesson I’ve learned is to study my performance and make adjustments to be a better golfer every time I go out.

There are some clear parallels between golf and supply chain improvement if you stop and think about them.

  1. Use the right club – You wouldn’t use a sand wedge off the tee on a long par five, nor would you use a driver when you’re two feet from the hole. There’s nothing stopping you from us
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How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics

Commoditization. That’s a scary word and it’s an industry trend that many of us working in logistics services have recognized as a growing threat. So it’s both refreshing and comforting to discover in this new EFT white paper, How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics, that leading shipper  >>


Events
 
28
Oct
2019
Procurecon MRO

The ONLY Event Dedicated to Procurement and Sourcing for the MRO Category   Where Sourcing Innovators Connect and Inspire For too long, MRO has been a fractured category.  Join 150+ practitioners for a collaborative discussion on how to move MRO into the 21st century. ProcureCon MRO will arm pr ...

Westin Buckhead, Atlanta GA  
 
18
Nov
2019
ProcureCon Marketing 2019

The Only Dedicated Marketing Procurement & Sourcing Event In North America.   What Is ProcureCon Marketing? ProcureCon Marketing is the only senior-level event solely dedicated to the unique challenges of the procurement and sourcing of marketing resources. Building upon the successful 17-year h ...

Hyatt Regency Austin, TX  
 
 5 
Dec
2019
Manufacturing Leaders Summit 2019

The Manufacturing Leaders Summit is the premium forum bringing elite buyers and sellers together. As an invitation-only event, taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers solution providers and manufacturing executives an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping the manufactur ...

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, NV  
 
 5 
Dec
2019
Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing & R&D Summit Fall 2019

The Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing & R&D Summit is the premium forum bringing leading manufacturing and engineering executives from global aerospace and defense manufacturers and solution providers together. As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intimate en ...

Omni Orlando Resort ChampionsGate, Orlando, FL  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Order Management Specialist
     
     White Plains  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Category Manager - Logistics, Packaging, Services
     
     Glenview  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Integrated Supply Chain - Strategy Lead
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Logistics Coordinator
     
     Elizabeth  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Sourcing Manager, Marketing Categories
     
     New Jersey  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Materials Manager
     
     Corsicana, TX  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Global Category Manager (Indirect)
     
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Technical Manager, Manufacturing (iNeST)
     
     Oregon - Hillsboro  -  PERM  -  Roche

Market Procurement Manager
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Logistics Operations Manager
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Specialist- Construction & Facilities
     
     New York  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Market Procurement Leader
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Logistics Manager
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Engineer Amazon, North America
     
     Seattle, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Category Manager, Professional Services
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 1 Oct 2019
September PMI rises to five-month high as output growth strengthens
   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...


5 Consumer Perceptions of the U.S. Trade War with China and Holiday Shopping

If you’ve ever watched a game of ping-pong from the sidelines, you know how dizzying it can be to keep up with the fast-paced changes of the sport. The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has been a pin...


Education
 
28
Oct
2019
Effective Store Management and Stock Control
     New York
28
Oct
2019
Fleet Planning and Management
     New York
25
Nov
2019
Purchasing and Suppliers Management
     Miami
25
Nov
2019
Effective Store Management and Stock Control
     Miami
25
Nov
2019
Fundamentals of Purchasing for New Buyers
     Miami

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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...

How to successfully implement Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

Nowadays, companies are faced with increasingly complex scenarios characterised by high levels of digitalization and globalization. These factors have provided companies with a number of interesting opportunities such...


International Agenda