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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 ...  >>

Digitalisation in Procurement and Supply CIPS and The University of Melbourne
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Australasia (CIPS) has been working with the University of Melbourne on a new paper about the digitilsation of supply chains, and how digital can increase efficiency in the fourth industrial revolution. The University of Melbourne carried out global research wi  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Koordinator Operations- & Site Logistics (m/w/d)
     
     Zug - Rotkreuz  -  PERM  -  Roche
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
Senior Supply Chain Engineer
     
     Zug - Rotkreuz  -  PERM  -  Roche
Procurement Specialist - Services

     
     United Kingdom  -  Home Counties  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Senior Buyer - Indirects - Flexible Working

     
     United Kingdom  -  Home / Flexible Working  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Demand Planner - Nath

     
     United Kingdom  -  Stevenage  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply and Inventory Specialist

     
     United Kingdom  -  West London  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel

Warehouse Co-ordinator

     
     United Kingdom  -  Furness Vale  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Senior Buyer

     
     United Kingdom  -  Essex  -  PERM  -  Procurement People

Head Of Customs & Logistics - Leading FMCG Manufacturing & Distribution Business

     
     United Kingdom  -  March  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Policy and Process Specialist

     
     United Kingdom  -  South East  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Procurement Manager - Public Sector

     
     United Kingdom  -  Oxfordshire  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Night Operations Manager

     
     United Kingdom  -  South Yorkshire  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

 

Supply chain E-learning



Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy



News & Trends
 

Last update 7 Feb 2021
Global manufacturing upturn slows at start of 2021 as supply chain pressures continue to build
   Source: J.P.Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit



Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

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Best Practices for Integrating S&OP

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Education
 
 4 
Mar
2021
Six Sigma Black Belt Programme- Certifications ASQ
    
15
Mar
2021
Six Sigma Green Belt - ASQ Certification
     Lausanne
18
Mar
2021
Master Black Belt in Lean CBBL 2nd Level
     Basel
22
Mar
2021
Six Sigma Green Belt - ASQ Certification
     Basel
23
Mar
2021
Master Black Belt in Lean CBBL 2nd Level - Live Webinar
    

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...

CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda

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...


International Agenda