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SCM Portal Conceptual Framework is based on the SCOR Model (TM). In order to let you get the most appropriate information according to your actual role inside Supply Chain Management, to each information has been assigned a specific label to identify its main concentration:

 
 

 



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 ...  >>

JDA Survey Finds Understanding Consumer Behavior Is the Missing Link in Manufacturers' and Retailers' Path to Omni-channel Success
In today’s highly competitive, omni-channel market, companies are realizing the path to success hinges on their ability to understand consumer behavior. Retailers and manufacturers can unlock significant competitive advantage by leveraging consumer insights to make category decisions and create localized merch  >>

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Export & Forwarding Specialist (m/w)
     
     Zug - Rotkreuz  -  PERM  -  Roche
Coordinateur Import-Export - Temp 6 mois
     
     Geneva  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page
Procurement, Einkäufer
     
     Volketswil  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page
Speditionsleiter (m/w/d)
     
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Operativer Einkäufer (m/w) - 100%
     
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Einkäufer (m/w) - 100%
     
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Business Process Manager Warehouse
     
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Procurement Manager Indirect (m/w) - 100%
     
     International  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Logistikleiter (m/w/d)
     
     Biel  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Ingénieur/Chef de Projet Supply-Chain
     
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     Lausanne  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Logistics Specialist
     
     Zug - Rotkreuz  -  PERM  -  Roche
Material Planner Sterile and Packaging Manufacturing Operations (Temporary, 2 years)
     
     Aargau - Kaiseraugst  -  PERM  -  Roche
Global Facility Management Lead
     
     Basel-City  -  PERM  -  Roche
 

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News & Trends
 

Last update 5 May 2021
Global manufacturing upturn accelerates with firmer growth of production, demand and employment
   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...

Global pandemic roils 2020 Reshoring Index, shifting focus from reshoring to right-shoring

Kearney’s annual Reshoring Index tracks whether manufacturing is coming back to America from Asia, where so many jobs have been offshored over the past several decades. Our latest findings show that the US has n...


Education
 

Local & Regional Agenda
 


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...

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...


International Agenda