Making Remote Procurement Work: Strategies and Tools to Manage Business as Usual in An Unusual New World

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In a recent article in CPO Strategy by lain Campbell-McKenna, he rightfully pointed out that remote working is not a new thing. The idea of working from home was “more of a concept along the lines of the four-day workweek and flex-hours, hence was promising but not necessarily practical on a large scale.” With COVID-19 it is a whole new ball game. We are all, as Campbell-McKenna put it “for now, and the foreseeable future together on our own.” How do we then move beyond our comfort zones to adopt new strategies, practices, and tools to deliver a higher level of expectation?
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Blockchain in Supply Chains

Bigmarker

You might have heard of something called Bitcoin, a digital currency enabled by blockchain technology. But what the heck is blockchain exactly? How does it work? Why should you care? Blockchain is a novel digital information technology that is expected to revolutionize the way transactional data is recorded and stored. And according to the Institute for the Future, blockchain will reinvent how business transactions happen and potentially disrupt all parts of the supply chain and logistics in every sector over the next decade. After we introduce the blockchain technology, smart contracts and an explanation about the difference between “public” and “enterprise” blockchain, some real-life examples of the most important blockchain based projects in transport, logistic and supply chain manangement will be shared.
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Role of Logistics for Management of Healthcare Supply Chains during Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has been the perfect black swan event that has affected global supply chains with both economic and financial ramifications. In the medical domain, it has become evident that the unprecedented increase in the demand for patients with the virus and the corresponding acute supply shortages have led to new adaptive and constantly evolving supply chain tactics to meet demand. This talk would focus on how the crucial role of logistics services (both forward and reverse logistics) in facilitating dynamic operationalization of strategies to improve the effectiveness of the emergency supply chains. The key takeaways would include how new innovation and supply chain theories are shaping up to explain the resiliency and also what some of the interesting research questions to analyze in the future.
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THE RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN

Supply Chain Now Radio

Amazon has turned the business landscape on its head. Netflix has transformed the entertainment industry. Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry. Aerospace firms are feeling the squeeze. Are you ready for what’s next? According to LMA Consulting Group’s research study, The Amazon Effect: How Higher Customer Service Standards Impact Your Business and What You Can Do to Thrive, customers are no longer satisfied with quality products delivered on-time; instead, they want rapid delivery, “go the extra mile” partnership type service and collaborative R&D/ design.
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TRENDS, CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES: HOW TO DEPLOY A DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK™ FOR ACCELERATED VALUE

One Network Enterprises

This is an interactive discussion with Martijn Lofvers of Supply Chain Movement, and Shirell James, VP EMEA at One Network Enterprises. Martijn and Shirell look at the current state of supply chains, the ongoing supply disruptions, and ask: How can companies mitigate these problems, and position themselves to be more competitive and achieve real financial benefits? Martijn and Shirell discuss a variety of topics
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