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Four out of five executives surveyed by PwC report blockchain initiatives underway.

  • China to overtake US as leading blockchain developer within three to five years.
  • Trust, regulatory uncertainty identified as biggest barriers to business adoption

84% of executives surveyed by PwC report blockchain initiatives underway – 15% fully live.

The new research from PwC – Blockchain is here. What’s your next move? – surveyed 600 executives in 15 countries and territories, on their development of blockchain and views on its potential.

As blockchain rewires business and commerce, the research provides one of the clearest signals yet of organisations’ fear of being left behind as blockchain developments accelerate globally opening up opportunities including reduced cost, greater speed and more transparency and traceability.  
 

A quarter of executives report a blockchain implementation p

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How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics

Commoditization. That’s a scary word and it’s an industry trend that many of us working in logistics services have recognized as a growing threat. So it’s both refreshing and comforting to discover in this new EFT white paper, How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics, that leading shipper  >>


Events
 
25
Feb
2019
DigiPharma Connect 2019

DigiPharma Connect is a forum for senior digital marketing executives from top pharmaceutical companies. These executives will come together at this intimate event for exclusive networking with their peers, and to source solutions from leading providers up close. Attendance is by invitation-only and is strictly  ...

JW Marriott New Orleans, LA  
 
25
Feb
2019
Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing & R&D Summit 2019

The 14th Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing & R&D Summit is the premium forum bringing leading manufacturing and engineering executives from global aerospace and defense manufacturers and solution providers together. As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intima ...

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV  
 
19
Mar
2019
LogiMed USA 2019

The Only Event That Brings Together The Entire End-To-End Healthcare Supply Chain   Actionable Strategies Focused On Your End-to-End Healthcare Supply Chain Needs LogiMed brings together top VPs and Directors from both the manufacturing and provider sides of the medical device supply chain. In an in ...

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA  
 
25
Mar
2019
ProcureCon Indirect East 2019

Where Sourcing Innovators Connect And Inspire   Your Only Peer-Led Event ProcureCon Indirect is the only interactive, peer-led event for senior procurement practitioners. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate network ...

Omni Amelia Island, FL  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Senior Procurement Category Manager
     
     Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia  -  PERM  -  Bramwith Consulting

Senior Procurement Engineer
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Inventory Control Mover
     
     New York - Oak Hill  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Global Lean (NLS) Manager
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Director of Procurement
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Head of Glass Procurement
     
     Illinois, Cook County, Chicago  -  PERM  -  Bramwith Consulting

Finished Goods Buyer / Planner
     
     Warwick RI  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Mechanical Engineer- Procurement
     
     Monroeville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Manager-RTP
     
     North Carolina - Research Triangle Park  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Regional Category Manager, Procurement
     
     North Carolina - Research Triangle Park  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Sourcing Information Analyst
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Senior Sourcing Analyst - Facilities
     
     Deerfield  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

VP of Procurement
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Procurement, Innovation Manager
     
     New Jersey - Warren  -  PERM  -  GlaxoSmithKline

Senior Sourcing Analyst – Tee’s Center of Excellence
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 4 Feb 2019
Output growth picks up to four-month high in January
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit
United States 


Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...


Can Your Logistics Provider Meet the Ever Changing Needs of the Automotive Industry?

  By building agility into the supply chain and reducing inventory, logistics providers enable automotive enterprises to adapt more quickly and efficiently to new and emerging supply chain challenges. Not since H...


Education
 

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
MADEL: Roadmap to Industry 4.0: Planning & Scheduling in the personal & home care industry

Established in 1977 Madel Spa, is a leading Italian manufacturing company specialized in products for home & personal care. Madel’s mission is the capability to create high-quality and environmentally sustai...

The Agility Agenda for Procurement

This year, Ardent Partners explores a key characteristic that separates best-in-class procurement teams from all others – agility.While the 318 procurement and finance pros who were surveyed continue to focus on sa...


International Agenda