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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Is it time to integrate your supply chain design with execution?

It wasn’t that long ago that integrating all the strategic, operational and tactical aspects of your end-to-end supply chain was considered a pipe dream.

Times sure have changed!

Customer expectations for product availability and seemingly endless purchasing channels are driving many companies to move product faster and smarter than ever before. Today, a company’s success is largely driven by:

  • its network design and how that company manages its supply, production and distribution locations
  • its inventory management and where and how well it deploys inventory to optimize customer service levels and profitability
  • its transportation management and how well it continually procures, plans, executes and monitors freight.

Let’s take a closer look at each of these key areas.

 

Network design

Network design — the strateg

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Constellation Research: 9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

The rise automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies means you have new opportunities to undergo digital transformation. Read “9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing” from Constellation Research for actionable next steps you can take, including: 9 entry p  >>


Events
 
25
Feb
2019
DigiPharma Connect 2019

DigiPharma Connect is a forum for senior digital marketing executives from top pharmaceutical companies. These executives will come together at this intimate event for exclusive networking with their peers, and to source solutions from leading providers up close. Attendance is by invitation-only and is strictly  ...

JW Marriott New Orleans, LA  
 
25
Feb
2019
Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing & R&D Summit 2019

The 14th 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 intima ...

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV  
 
19
Mar
2019
LogiMed USA 2019

The Only Event That Brings Together The Entire End-To-End Healthcare Supply Chain   Actionable Strategies Focused On Your End-to-End Healthcare Supply Chain Needs LogiMed brings together top VPs and Directors from both the manufacturing and provider sides of the medical device supply chain. In an in ...

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA  
 
25
Mar
2019
ProcureCon Indirect East 2019

Where Sourcing Innovators Connect And Inspire   Your Only Peer-Led Event ProcureCon Indirect is the only interactive, peer-led event for senior procurement practitioners. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate network ...

Omni Amelia Island, FL  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Senior Procurement Category Manager
     
     Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia  -  PERM  -  Bramwith Consulting

Senior Procurement Engineer
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Inventory Control Mover
     
     New York - Oak Hill  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Global Lean (NLS) Manager
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Director of Procurement
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Head of Glass Procurement
     
     Illinois, Cook County, Chicago  -  PERM  -  Bramwith Consulting

Finished Goods Buyer / Planner
     
     Warwick RI  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Mechanical Engineer- Procurement
     
     Monroeville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Manager-RTP
     
     North Carolina - Research Triangle Park  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Regional Category Manager, Procurement
     
     North Carolina - Research Triangle Park  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Sourcing Information Analyst
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Senior Sourcing Analyst - Facilities
     
     Deerfield  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

VP of Procurement
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Procurement, Innovation Manager
     
     New Jersey - Warren  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Senior Sourcing Analyst – Tee’s Center of Excellence
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 4 Feb 2019
Output growth picks up to four-month high in January
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit
United States 


Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...


Why Your Customers Can't Wait for Industry 4.0

As experts tout the possibilities of Industry 4.0 for reshaping the world of manufacturing, it’s quickly becoming clear that the changes and paradigm shifts will not be limited to the factories in which they ori...


Education
 
12
Mar
2019
Supply Chain Project Management: Fundamentals
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
25
Mar
2019
Bid Package Development & Supplier Selection
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
26
Mar
2019
Engineering the Warehouse
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
26
Mar
2019
Contracting Excellence
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
28
Mar
2019
Essential Principles of Negotiations
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus

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...

Reshaping The Interface Between Marketing And Operations In Globalizing Furniture Supply Chains

Over the past few decades, international fragmentation of production and offshore outsourcing have remarkably altered the organization of Western supply chains. Particularly in low-tech, manufacturing sectors, the fast s...


International Agenda