For all the differences between procurement, with its pragmatic, quantitative and best-price-for-best-supply mindset, and human resources, with its qualitative approach to the organization’s people and relationships, a lot more thought should be given to where they come together.
By better managing the dynamic interaction among the three main players within the supply chain — logistics, suppliers, and buyers — sellers can save money for customers and lessen the environmental impact of the supply-chain industry.
Abe Eshkenazi, chief executive officer of the Association for Supply Chain Management, discusses the findings of a new report by ASCM and the Economist Intelligence Unit, examining how more than 300 publicly listed companies withstood and responded to supply-chain shocks of the last year.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding supply chain planning and optimization. New technologies in supply chain planning and optimization are transforming the way companies operate - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are using planning tools and solutions for supply chain optimization.
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