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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply




CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Supply chains and the power of artificial intelligence
Alexandra Brintrup
IfM

Supply chain analytics isn’t a new concept – in fact the manufacturing sector has long been an enthusiastic adopter of data-driven techniques. So apart from a fancy new name, what’s really new?

A combination of three emerging developments is changing the game:

  1. Computational power, enabling us to do difficult calculations in real time
  2. Powerful new algorithms can automate analysis and decision-making
  3. And, crucially, new and previously untapped sources of data are emerging

We should also remember that ‘supply chain analytics’ is an umbrella term, referring to a multitude of capabilities. There is no single solution that works for every organisation: it depends on the nature of the supply chain, the organisational strategy and priorities, and the information that is available.

And not every capability is appropriate for every organisation – they should not be ...  >>

EU businesses say goodbye to UK suppliers as Brexit bites into key relationships
Nearly two-thirds (63%) of EU businesses expect to move their supply chain out of the UK Two-fifths (40%) of UK businesses are looking to replace their EU suppliers 25% of large UK businesses* have spent over £100,000 preparing their supply chains for Brexit Nearly two-thirds (63%) of EU   >>

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News & Trends
 

Last update 6 Apr 2021
Global Manufacturing PMI rises to ten-year high as growth of output, new orders and employment gather pace
   Source: J.P.Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit



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...

Procurement in the Industry 4.0 Era

Industry 4.0 is coming, and it has the potential to reshape the entire supply chain. To wit, the Hackett Group found that 84% of procurement professionals expect Industry 4.0 to change the way that they do business wi...


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Tudor Rose International increases productivity through integrated SCM platform ASSIST4

Tudor Rose International is Europe’s leading export market management company specialising in building brands around the world. In business for nearly 30 years, the innovative company mastered an ambitious IT mo...

From e-marketplace to e-supply chain: re-conceptualizing the relationship between virtual and physical processes.

In this research in progress paper, we seek to understand how pervasive use of ICT based platform such as electronic marketplaces influences the evolution of novel inter-organizational relationship. We focus on selling a...