Tag: suppliers risk

Working Toward Sustainability in Your Supply Chain

Discover the benefits you can reap from working towards a more sustainable Supply Chain

5 Essential Steps For Building a Sustainable Supply Chain. Not only is “sustainability” a huge buzz word in today’s market, it’s also a huge driver of business. From SMBs to Fortune 500s, companies around the world are implementing sustainability standards […]

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How Big Data Impacts the Supply Chain

Discover how Big Data enables you to drastically improve Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Managers cannot ignore Big Data anymore By giving manufacturers unprecedented insight into not only process patterns, but also vital throughput factors such as dependency, complexity, and interlinkage, big data is changing manufacturing in big ways. In a dramatic […]

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The Scalable Benefits of Invoice Automation

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Invoice automation is a goal for many procurement leaders who want to improve the efficiency of their processes. But depending upon the industry you work in, it may provide an opportunity for competitive advantage as well.

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Companies Are Only As Strong As Their Riskiest Supplier

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A common strategy used by organizations to help minimize costs and speed up production is to diversify their supplier base. In this push for savings and efficiency, business leaders have blinded themselves to labor practices, and the risks posed by partnering with suppliers who violate them.

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Apple faces new healthcare, supply chain risks with its Apple Watch

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In a recent Inside Counsel article, Ivalua’s Paul Noel discusses the supply chain challenges the Apple Watch will present and how Apple can overcome them. If Apple has any hopes of minimizing its third-party risk and preventing another public embarrassment surrounding its supply chain similar to the one it experienced with its iPhone 6 release, Apple must raise its supplier standards and better manage the supplier vetting process.

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