Wednesday 17th Sep 2014 - Supply Chain Standard

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Omni-Channel Conference opens tomorrow

The challenges of Omni-Channel retailing will be scrutinised by a team of leading supply chain specialists at the Omni-Channel Conference which opens in Birmingham tomorrow. Speakers include: Dino Rocos, operations director at John Lewis; Las Perera, head of imports at Argos; Gino Goossens, director, omni-channel strategy & innovations, UK & International at Maplin Electronics;  Edward Osborne, […]

Risk management and standardisation key to SRM rise

Supplier risk management and standardising processes are the key factors behind implementation of a supplier relationship management (SRM) tool, according to a poll of purchasing professionals conducted by Ivalua and released yesterday (Monday). Trending in Procurement surveyed 283 purchasing professionals in Europe (60 per cent) and North America (40 per cent) between June and September. […]

Technology vital for emerging market development, as China and India dominate

A poll conducted by Accenture has unveiled growth of 95 per cent in the supply chains of emerging markets in the past three years, with the poll highlighting China and India as the biggest destinations for growth and the vital role technology plays in developing these supply chains. Growth is set to continue, according to […]

Oracle puts transport and trade management in the cloud

Oracle has launched cloud-based version of its Transport Management and Global Trade Management applications. Derek Gittoes, vice president, value chain execution product strategy at Oracle, said the move reflected the demand for cloud-based versions of these applications. Demand was coming from companies of all sizes, he said. He highlighted the fact that the cloud versions […]


A new resource for supply chain professionals

Today we unveil a new resource for supply chain professionals – an enhanced web site that gives users easy access to latest thinking on key issues such as Managing Risk, Visibility, S&OP, Cost Management and the Omni-Channel revolution. Not only that, we have responded to the rapid growth in the use of mobile devices to […]