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Collaborative Response

Over the last several weeks, I have talked about my supply chain digitization journey while managing a multi-billion-dollar procurement organization for one of the largest retailers in the US. Over a period of several years, we developed a platform that provided continuous intelligence, advanced analytics, and outcome analysis for our supply chain.

2024-01-22T17:49:57-06:00December 21, 2022|Business Tips, Indirect Spend|

Advanced Analytics

Advanced Analytics Last week, we discussed Continuous Intelligence. When embarking on digitizing your supply chain, a first step is to shift responsibility for communicating current order status onto the suppliers resulting in the collection of real-time, actionable information for the business. Sharing data throughout the [Read More]

2024-01-22T17:49:57-06:00December 7, 2022|Business Tips, Indirect Spend|

Continuous Intelligence

Continuous Intelligence Last week, we shared the components of a digitized supply chain. These are: Continuous Intelligence Advanced Analytics Outcome Analysis Collaborative Responses Unpacking Continuous Intelligence Today, we're going to unpack the idea of Continuous Intelligence. Prior to digitizing the supply chain, there's a lot [Read More]

2024-01-22T17:49:57-06:00November 30, 2022|Business Tips, Indirect Spend|

Managing Supply Chain Resiliency

Managing Supply Chain Resiliency This note is the first in a series where Hal Capshaw will share his experiences leading a multi-billion-dollar procurement team. Lessons from Covid-19 One of the most important lessons of Covid-19 on the supply chain professional is the need to access [Read More]

2024-01-22T17:49:57-06:00November 23, 2022|Business Tips, Indirect Spend|

Understanding the Value of Using 3PL for GNFR

Understanding the Value of Using 3PL for GNFR 3PL organizing their facility to service a retailer's ever changing needs. Third-party logistics services (3PLs) are often used by big companies for nearly all of their logistics needs. However, 3PLs today have taken on a lot more [Read More]

2024-01-22T17:49:57-06:00March 1, 2019|Indirect Spend|

Understanding the Importance of Controlling Supplier and 3PL On-Time Delivery for Indirect Spend

Understanding the Importance of Controlling Supplier and 3PL On-Time Delivery for Indirect Spend Controlling On-Time Delivery (OTD) of GNFR purchases is a major means to protect and safeguard the enterprise’s valuable capital. Late deliveries and failures to deliver can negatively impact operations and prevent the [Read More]

2024-01-22T17:49:57-06:00February 22, 2019|Indirect Spend|

Understanding the Difference Between P2P and On-Time Delivery Control for Indirect Spend

Understanding the Difference Between P2P and On-Time Delivery Control for Indirect Spend P2P (Purchase-to-Pay) and On-Time Delivery Control systems are often mistaken as being identical, but in fact, they are fundamentally different. P2P is the financial processes connecting purchasing to invoice settlement whereas On-Time Delivery [Read More]

2024-01-22T17:49:57-06:00February 15, 2019|Indirect Spend|
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