Tag Archives: Sourcing

Jay Weintraub Named to Datalot Board of Directors

August 7, 2013

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Press Release Founder and CEO of LeadsCon joins board of rapidly growing company that is transforming the way online consumers connect with advertisers and service providers Brooklyn, NY – August 7, 2013 – Datalot, an innovator of customer acquisition technology, today announced that Jay Weintraub, founder and CEO of the LeadsCon conference series, has joined […]

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Enable Margin Improvement Initiatives With E-Procurement

September 12, 2005

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Enable Margin Improvement Initiatives With E-Procurement “For a typical company, a 5 percent reduction in purchasing cost can increase the bottom line as much as a 30 percent increase in sales.” – BuyIT Best Practice Network, “Building the Business Case for e-Procurement/ROI” AcquireX is the leading provider of application services that allow organizations to easily […]

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Global Sourcing: Insights and Opportunities From China and Beyond

September 12, 2005

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Sourcing goods globally – developing strategies, capabilities and formal processes for acquiring materials from the most effective use of resources regardless of location – is not a new, or even revolutionary, practice. Many companies have been doing it for years. Recently, however, there have been large increases in: 1) the number of companies seeking to […]

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Real Results From Purchase-to-Pay Opportunities

September 12, 2005

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The Challenge Is Not One of Vision, But of Execution Executive leadership understands and awaits the substantial savings promised from internal change initiatives to control and manage indirect spend, but most continue to wait. Why? Although those primarily responsible – chief procurement officers – recognize the proverbial pearl in the oyster of procurement, they have […]

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Tomorrow’s Procurement Tools

September 12, 2005

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Procurement technologies have progressed considerably. In fact, given advances in the scope and sophistication of corporate procurement teams, it would be difficult to find any company whose procurement operations could not derive new value from the use of modern purchasing or sourcing tools. However, if procurement technology has gained significant ground in the last few years, then what should companies expect in the next few? This paper looks at four of the most promising trends in procurement technology.

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Electronics Manufacturing Transformation

September 12, 2005

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In the last century, vertical manufacturing strategies were still the rule for manufacturers of high-technology electronics. In 1990, the global market was worth nearly $100 billion, while less than 5 percent of all manufacturing was outsourced. A tremendous surge in manufacturing outsourcing began in the mid-1990s and continued into the 2000s. During this time, a […]

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Rebuilding the 21st Century on Demand

September 12, 2005

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Demand-driven supply networks (DDSN) may seem like just another term for supply chain management. Don’t be fooled. DDSN tackles business areas overlooked by traditional supply chain management and promises huge new efficiencies and growth. Proclaiming that the customer is king is not enough. Rebuilding the supply chain is essential for profitable growth in the 21st […]

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Supply Chain Collaboration Checkup

September 12, 2005

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Industry Takes Stock of Collaboration Progress Sam Walton stated that the more information a retailer like Wal-Mart can share with its suppliers, the more benefits both parties can reap.[1] Though most trading partners would conceptually agree with collaboration as a useful business practice, translating this belief into a well-defined, easily measured process proved difficult. For […]

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Interview: Harvard University Professor Clayton Christensen

September 12, 2005

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ASCET: You use the term “disruptive technologies” in your work. Can you define this term and talk about how the concept can be applied to supply chain? Clayton M. Christensen (CC): A disruption is an innovation that comes into a market that enables a whole new population of people who historically might not have had […]

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