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Supplier Management Automation
This ebook is for accounts payable (AP) and procurement professionals looking to leverage AI-driven supplier management automation to improve cashflow, strengthen supplier relationships and promote continuous, scalable growth.
Outlook 2023 Supply Chain & Procurement: Key Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities
Supply chain and procurement leaders enter 2023 with a lot on their minds. The business outlook, stressed by war, inflation, interest rate changes, and more, will prompt many firms to take a cautious approach. Leaders from supply chain and procurement leaders will wield their supply chains to advance social causes and their corporate values. They will accelerate ESG outcomes, and they will accelerate digital transformation. These leaders hold the keys to unlocking a brighter and more productive future. This is their...
How Sourcing Can Respond in Dynamic Markets to Drive Supply Chain Value
As disruptive events continue to be a constant, buying organizations are needing to ensure that pricing, supply, and capacity remain stable across the supply chain.
The Very Beginning of Supply Chains – Rare Earth Elements Mining at Sheep Creek, Montana
Listen in as Rosemary Coates and Rachel Winn, Director of Operations at U.S. Critical Materials, discuss the search for and mining of rare earth elements and the development of the Sheep Creek Mine in Montana. Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, hosts this episode of The Frictionless Supply Chain.
5 Interesting Facts About Automation Technology
Whether you are reading this for fun or to find a fact to help enforce a business initiative, here are five interesting facts about automation technology that you may not know.
Accounts Receivable Automation Using Artificial Intelligence
Supported by AI technology, Esker’s accounts receivable software solution removes the obstacles preventing timely cash collection while providing finance leaders with the visibility they need to monitor their organization's cash flow and achieve positive-sum growth.
This 14-page white paper explores how AI-driven automation solutions optimize the AR processes within the invoice-to-cash cycle that impacts company cash flow, operating capital, and customer relationships.
The 2022 Annual State of Supply Management Report
This Verusen annual survey explores supply chain professionals’ current perspectives, activities, and challenges related to the impact of the rapid shift in supply chains and consequent business conditions.
6 Truths About Business Spend Management Technology
There’s a lot of pressure on today’s CIO. So when the procurement and finance teams recommend a new supplier for their spend management system, it might seem safest for you to recommend the ERP vendor’s solution instead.
4 Reasons Supply Chain Leaders Are Investing in Order Management Automation Solutions
Supply chain leaders work in a competitive environment, and in order to get ahead of the competition, they are increasingly turning to order processing automation solutions.
5 Ways Supply Chains Can Flourish in an Inflationary World
Supply chain and procurement professionals are being called to manage their organizations' value chains in highly challenging macroeconomic conditions, it is important to have visibility into inflation indices like the consumer price index and producer price index inflation.
Outsourcing Your Supply Chain
Listen in as Rosemary Coates and Hannah Kain Founder, and CEO of ALOM, discuss outsourcing and managing your global supply chains.
Optimizing Cash Flow Automation in the Age of Uncertainty
By creating a collaborative environment of end-to-end efficiency, companies can shore up back-office activities such as paying bills, processing orders, and collecting cash, while transforming the way customers and suppliers interact within your organization.
4 Strategic Reasons to Choose a Unified Source-to-Pay Platform Over Enterprise Resource Planning
Enterprise resource planning systems have not provided the needed clarity and, in some respects, have made problems worse, as they don’t readily allow for the necessary rapid response to massive upheavals caused by disruption.
Supply Chain Automation: Optimizing Cash Flow in the Age of Uncertainty
This eBook examines the current challenges faced by supply chain leaders and the increasingly important role that automation is playing as businesses push for cash flow optimization.
4 Reasons Supply Chain Leaders Are Investing in Order Management Automation
This ebook details how supply chain leaders work in a competitive environment, and in order to get ahead of the competition, are increasingly turning to order processing automation solutions.
Re-thinking Procurement in a Prototype Business
In this Episode, Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, and Bernadine Henderson, Director of Strategic Sourcing and Global Procurement at Protolabs discuss procurement in a prototyping and small-lot environment.
Optimizing the End-to-End Order-to-Cash Process
Are outdated Order-to-Cash processes and siloed legacy systems affecting your company’s customer experience and working capital? Discover best practices in APQC’s latest report.
The Difference between Procurement & Supply Chain Management and Why the Two Should Converge
Many companies globally have kept the procurement and supply chain functions independent of each other, consequently, they have not been able to leverage the efficiency of merging the two.
Supply Chain Disruptions Spur Procurement and Finance to Band Together
It’s great to talk about resilient and sustainable supply chains, but what do they look like in practice? And how do you achieve those goals?
Esker is a global cloud platform built to unlock strategic value for supply chain, finance and customer service professionals, and strengthen collaboration between companies by automating the cash conversion cycle. Esker’s solutions incorporate technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to…
Manhattan Associates is a best-in-class global solutions provider for supply chain leaders- organizations intent on creating enduring market advantages by leveraging their supply chains. We help our customers successfully manage accelerating and fluctuating market demands, as well as master the…
Strategic Procurement Solutions
The management team at Strategic Procurement Solutions brings a client-centered approach to your supply-management consulting & training opportunities. Our hand-picked professionals deliver impressive solutions that result from progressive experience guiding procurement programs for major clients in the Service, Manufacturing, and…
Recognized as a Leader by Gartner, Ivalua’s Source-to-Pay suite is leveraged by over 300 leading companies across the globe to manage over $500 Billion in direct and indirect spend. The platform’s combination of ease of use, depth, breadth, and flexibility…
Vested Way is the result of the University of Tennessee’s Center for Executive Education, daring to be innovative and creating Vested partnerships, in order to drive academic research into a dynamic movement that can empower your company, organization, or…
Supply Chain Edge was founded in 2001 to help companies address their most pressing supply chain challenges. Our professionals are seasoned supply chain operators with years of hands–on operating experience and deep experience in delivering improved profits, enhancing EBITDA, and…
ConnXus is a cloud-based supplier management platform that connects small and diverse businesses to Fortune 2000 companies. The platform specializes in supplier diversity, vendor management, sustainable supply chain solutions and business services for minority-, woman-, veteran-, and LGBT-owned businesses.
CombineNet, Inc. delivers award-winning best-in-class e-sourcing software solutions through its products CombineNet ASAP® for advanced e-sourcing, CombineNet Spend Analysis, and CombineNet Contract Management. Using these Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based sourcing products, CombineNet customers can rapidly adopt proven solutions for increasing spend…
Next Level Purchasing Association
Next Level Purchasing is the most sought out resource for procurement professionals; from entry-level buyers to executive-level practitioners. As a global organization founded in 2000, Next Level Purchasing has helped clients in over 150 countries throughout the world to establish and utilize…
On November 7, 2016, Oracle completed the acquisition of NetSuite, the very first cloud company. In 1998, NetSuite pioneered the Cloud Computing revolution, establishing the world’s first company dedicated to delivering business applications over the Internet. Today, NetSuite provides a suite of…
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