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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply




CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

How Data Accuracy in Your ERP Impacts Supply Chain Planning
DemandCaster
DemandCaster

With the seismic disruptions caused by COVID-19, many companies are looking for ways to automate and streamline their business processes and data. One way they are looking to do this is through the implementation of ERP systems. And the numbers are staggering, with Thomasnet estimating that during the COVID-19 crisis that started in March, industrial searches for ERP shot up 278% compared to Q1.

But there is a big difference between searching for a solution and implementing best in class software. While ERP systems can help pave the way to better data management, data accuracy is a critical concern at deployment and maintains its importance ongoing as the system comes online.

 

Dangers of Data Inaccuracy

Like all software deployments, ERP systems must rely on accurate ...  >>

Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals- Seizing the opportunity in global manufacturing
This white paper, developed jointly by PwC, GMIS and UNIDO, sets out the business imperative for manufacturing businesses of achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and why global manufacturing organisations must align their strategy with the SDGs. Of course businesses cannot achieve   >>

Job Opportunities
 
Inventory Planner
     
     Geneva  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Prozess-& Logistik Supervisor (m/w/d)
     
     Zürich  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Addetto/a Ufficio Spedizioni - Lugano
     
     Lugano  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Buyer - Lugano
     
     Lugano  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Interim Category Specialist Wells and Operations - £420pd

     
     United Kingdom  -  South East England, England  -  PERM  -  1st Executive

Global Procurement Manager - CAPEX, Labour, Energy & MRO

     
     United Kingdom  -  Europe (non-UK)  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Head of Warehousing Operations

     
     United Kingdom  -  West Yorkshire  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Senior Buyer - Category Lead

     
     United Kingdom  -  Staffordshire  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Operations Manager

     
     United Kingdom  -  Basingstoke  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Production Operative

     
     United Kingdom  -  Aylesbury  -  PERM  -  Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Buyer

     
     United Kingdom  -  Farnborough  -  PERM  -  Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Material Planner

     
     United Kingdom  -  Desford  -  PERM  -  Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Category Buyer

     
     United Kingdom  -  Burton-on-Trent  -  PERM  -  Procurement People

Buyer - Consumer goods - Sheffield - £26,000 to £30,000

     
     United Kingdom  -  Sheffield  -  PERM  -  Supply Chain People

Logistics Coordinator

     
     United Kingdom  -  England  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

 

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News & Trends
 

Last update 4 Jun 2021
Strong upswing in global manufacturing sector led by solid expansions in the eurozone, UK and US
   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...

Insights from the 2021 Logistics Executive Survey: The New Normal of Logistics

Our recently launched 2021 Logistics Executive Survey aims to seek out the “New Normal of Logistics.”  The survey tracks the pulse of the market as logistics operations are emerging from the COVID-19 ...


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Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

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...