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Deloitte Global Chief Procurement Officer Survey 2019: Faced With Economic and Trade Threats, CPOs Pressured to Cut Costs

Deloitte
Deloitte

Key takeaways

  • The complex role of the chief procurement officer (CPO) now faces emerging economic and political risks in every direction they turn — and they feel pressured to cut costs along the way.
  • This year’s survey saw a spike in responses not previously top of mind: a potential economic downturn and the “trade war.” External risks are gaining the attention of CPOs, even more so than continually pressing internal risks, like digital transformation.
  • Thinking digitally, CPOs are focused on analytics, while AI and blockchain — technologies driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution — are of little focus and are not being utilized at scale.

 

Why it matters to business leaders

Make no mistake: CPOs are facing a challenging global business landscape and reacting accordingly — yet many do not feel prepared to ta

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2018 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing

With all signals pointing toward a good year, manufacturers have a decision to make. They can enjoy the strong economy while it lasts or look to the future and invest in technologies that will help them build a stronger organization that can prosper through economic shifts. Last year, the common thread throughou  >>


Events
 
26
Apr
2020
ISM2020

ISM2020 is THE procurement and supply chain management event of the year. Developed by leading professionals and thought leaders, this event is a can’t miss for practitioners looking to excel in the transformation taking place in supply management today. From signature sessions reviewing real-life case studies ...

Boston, MA  
 
 4 
May
2020
JDA ICON 2020 - Supply Chains Save the World!

JDA ICON 2020 is headed to the Mile High City - the biggest and best supply chain conference of the year will be hosted in Denver, Colorado at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center May 4-7, 2020! Our theme for ICON 2020 is ‘Supply Chains Save the World’ focused on how we help companies i ...

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, Denver, Colorado  
 
13
May
2020
IoT Innovation North America

IoT Innovation North America is a conference specifically focused on the latest, cutting edge, innovative IoT projects and technology on the market. Born from the first IoT event in the United States, IoT North America, this event will cover advanced IoT technologies using artificial intelligence, 5G networks, Block ...

Marriott Chicago Northwest Chicago, Ill.  
 
22
Jun
2020
Medical Device Manufacturing & R&D Summit

The Medical Device Manufacturing & R&D Summit is an invitation-only, premium Summit bringing leading medical device manufacturing and R&D executives with innovative suppliers and solution providers together. The Summit’s content is aligned with key medical device challenges and interests, relevant  ...

Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, NV  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Inventory Analyst
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Logistics and Warehouse Manager
     
     Racine  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Manufacturing Supervisor-2nd shift
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Warehouse Manager, Logistics Manager
     
     Racine  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Manufacturing Technology Process Engineer
     
     Colorado Springs, Colorado  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Engineer, Philips Healthcare, (Gainesville, FL.)
     
     Gainesville, Florida  -  PERM  -  Philips

Order Management Specialist (Supply Chain)
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Supply Chain Planning Manager
     
     International  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Logistics Operations Associate
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supervisor Manufacturing and Logistics
     
     Arizona - Marana  -  PERM  -  Roche

Order & Logistics Manager
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Supply Chain Demand Planning Analyst
     
     Wheaton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Sr. Supply Planner
     
     Stamford Area, CT  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Director, Procurement Engineering Business Partner (Latham, NY)
     
     Latham, New York  -  PERM  -  Philips

Director - Outbound Supply Chain
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips





 
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Last update 6 Feb 2020
Manufacturing growth slows at start of 2020 as exports fall
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Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...


5 Consumer Perceptions of the U.S. Trade War with China and Holiday Shopping

If you’ve ever watched a game of ping-pong from the sidelines, you know how dizzying it can be to keep up with the fast-paced changes of the sport. The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has been a pin...


Education
 
24
Mar
2020
Engineering the Warehouse
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
14
Apr
2020
Supply Chain Project Management: Vendor Selection & Management
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
27
Apr
2020
APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Boot Camp
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
11
May
2020
World Class Sales and Operations Planning
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
13
May
2020
Tactical Decision Making in Inventory and Supply Chain Management
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

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PPG INDUSTRIES, LTD.

Company Established in 1883, PPG Industries manufactures protective and decorative coatings, sealants, adhesives, metal pretreatment products, flat glass, fabricated glass, continuous-strand fiberglass products, and...

Reshaping The Interface Between Marketing And Operations In Globalizing Furniture Supply Chains

Over the past few decades, international fragmentation of production and offshore outsourcing have remarkably altered the organization of Western supply chains. Particularly in low-tech, manufacturing sectors, the fast s...


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