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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

E2open Forecasting and Inventory Benchmark Study Finds Demand Sensing and Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization Combination Reduces Safety Stock by More Than 30%

E2open
E2open

 E2open today announced the publication of its 2018 Forecasting and Inventory Benchmark Study, an in-depth analysis of the state of demand and inventory management that allows firms to compare their performance with that of industry peers and best-in-class companies. The most comprehensive of its kind, the study encompasses $250 billion in annual sales from leading global organizations in the food and beverage, household and personal care, industrial manufacturing, chemicals, and oil and gas industries.

Item proliferation, forecast accuracy and the value realized by investments in demand planning are some of the metrics explored by the study. New to this year’s study is a report of the inventory carried by manufacturers to meet customer demand.

In addition to assessing traditional demand planning, the study measures demand sensing technology’s ability to improve forecast performance and

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6 ways to know which solutions really predict performance

The testing and assessment industry has aggressively expanded over the last two decades. There are numerous solutions from HR consultants, I/O psychologists, and technology vendors. But, one size does not fit all when it comes to testing and assessment solutions. The difference between various available solutions is  >>


Events
 
14
May
2019
ProcureCon Travel 2019

Where Travel Sourcing Innovators Connect and Inspire   What is ProcureCon Travel? An interactive, peer-led event created by and for senior travel sourcing leaders. For almost 20 years, the ProcureCon conferences have helped companies like yours transform their programs through innovative workshops a ...

Hilton Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, NV  
 
15
May
2019
DESIGN & MANUFACTURING

Unmatched Networking, Product Sourcing, and Education See the latest tech advancements and find inspiration to tackle your toughest project challenges across the design engineering spectrum at New England's premier industry showcase. Now is your chance to double your professional contact list, consu ...

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston, MA  
 
15
May
2019
BIOMEDevice

3 Leading Shows on 1 Expo Floor Explore the latest medtech trends and technologies at BIOMEDevice Boston, featuring two additional expos — Design & Manufacturing New England and Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston. Don't miss New England's largest medical technology event, featuri ...

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston, MA  
 
15
May
2019
ESC - Embedded Systems Conference

Designed for Embedded Systems Professionals The nation's largest embedded systems conference is back in Boston with a freshly redesigned education program tailored to the needs of industry professionals like you. Following extensive research, ESC 2019 brings a thoughtful approach to learning with va ...

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston, MA  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Supply Chain Analyst
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Head Of Products Manufacturing Engineering
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Director, Procurement Engineering (Medical Consumables & Sensors)
     
     Colorado Springs, Colorado  -  PERM  -  Philips

Implementation Manager (Procure to Pay)
     
     Jersey City  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Manager
     
     Alexandria  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Slotting Area Manager - North America Logistics Center
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Purchasing Manager
     
     Santa Monica  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Senior Demand Planner
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Global Business Process Expert P2FG - Manufacturing
     
     Home Based  -  PERM  -  Philips

Inventory Replenishment Manager
     
     Compton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

STOCK CHASER
     
     Ontario, California  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Manufacturing Technician, Aseptic Operations, CPC
     
     Oregon - Hillsboro  -  PERM  -  Roche

Mechanical Engineer- Procurement
     
     Monroeville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Strategic Sourcing Specialist
     
     Glenview  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Distribution Manager
     
     Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.





 
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Last update 2 Apr 2019
PMI dips to lowest since June 2017 and price pressures moderate
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
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Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...


Immersive technology has arrived: AR and VR set to become mainstream in business operations in the next 3 years

New research reveals that immersive technology delivers better efficiency, productivity and safety for enterprises, and that augmented, rather than full virtual, reality will lead the way for business operations A new...


Education
 
15
May
2019
Tactical Decision Making in Inventory and Supply Chain Management
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
 2 
Jun
2019
World Class Sales and Operations Planning
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
 4 
Jun
2019
Supply Chain Project Management: Fundamentals
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
 6 
Jun
2019
Supply Chain Risk Management
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
11
Jun
2019
Supply Chain Project Management: Vendor Selection & Management
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus

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Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

The New Language of Procurement

The language of procurement speaks to an agenda driven by delivering value. Leading procurement organizations are well-versed in areas that resonate with financial officers and the performance narrative. They lead with h...


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