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SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

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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 ...  >>

Six theories about how 3D printing will change logistics
3D printing has been used by certain industries for some time now, and more sectors are following suit. One thing is for certain: The market share of additive manufacturing will continue to grow. This white paper puts forward six theories about how the technology will affect society as a whole, and logistics in part  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Material Planner Sterile and Packaging Manufacturing Operations (Temporary, 2 years)
     
     Aargau - Kaiseraugst  -  PERM  -  Roche
Global Facility Management Lead
     
     Basel-City  -  PERM  -  Roche
Senior Sourcing Manager
     
     Zug - Rotkreuz  -  PERM  -  Roche
Koordinator Operations- & Site Logistics (m/w/d)
     
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Addetto/a Ufficio Spedizioni - Lugano
     
     Lugano  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Buyer - Lugano
     
     Lugano  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Category management and strategic specialist - 1 year contract
     
     Geneva  -  TEMP  -  Page Personnel
Import/Export Co-ordinator

     
     United Kingdom  -  Somerset (Taunton)  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Procurement Manager - Engineering

     
     United Kingdom  -  North West  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Head of Inventory Planning

     
     United Kingdom  -  West Midlands  -  PERM  -  Bis Henderson

Logistics Coordinator

     
     United Kingdom  -  Dover  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel

Planner - Global Manufacturing Company

     
     United Kingdom  -  Uxbridge  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Logistics Customer Advisor - Rotherham

     
     United Kingdom  -  Rotherham  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Manager Oil & Gas 50,000-55,000

     
     United Kingdom  -  Essex, England  -  PERM  -  1st Executive

Sourcing Manager - Global Pharmaceutical Business

     
     United Kingdom  -  Reading  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

 

Supply chain E-learning



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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...

The New Secret Weapon of Supply Chain

Henry Ford famously said of the Model T, “you can have any color you want, as long as it’s black.” Today, in the digital age, the ability to personalize has become a key strategy for winning market s...


Education
 
22
Apr
2021
Master CSCP APICS - Certified Supply Chain Professional
     Lausanne
27
Apr
2021
Master CSCP APICS - Certified Supply Chain Professional - Live Webinar
    
28
Apr
2021
SCOR - Supply Chain Operations Reference Model (Live Webinar)
    
29
Apr
2021
Master CPIM - Certified in Production & Inventory Management
     Lausanne
 3 
May
2021
Master Certified in Logistics, Transportation & Distribution - CLTD
     Lausanne

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
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...

Conducting the End-to-End Value Chain Orchestra

In recent years, manufacturers have been outsourcing increasingly larger bits and pieces of their operations. Even historically sacred cows such as engineering, R&D, and product development are now commonly outsource...


International Agenda