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Tackling the Supply Chain Talent Shortage: Tips to Recruit Top Talent in 2022

Supply chain talent is a hot commodity in 2022, as emerging supply chain technology disrupts the usual flow of business and brings new and exciting opportunities to the industry. Recruiters and human resource teams face challenges filling open positions in an increasingly competitive job market,...

Why Auto-Collecting PO Statuses is More Important Than Ever

Purchase order management systems have been used in the supply chain for decades to gain visibility over incoming inventory and improve demand planning. While these systems are useful, they typically require a high level of manual data collection and entry.

 

Why it’s so hard to track PO Statuses in Real-Time

Tracking purchase order statuses in real-time can be like trying to keep up with all the plot twists in a mystery novel as they happen. The supply chain can be a mystery in and of itself with disparate groups that must work together in an environment of rampant risk and constant disruption. Amid...

Why PO & Inventory Visibility In the Supply Chain is Critical for Demand Forecasting

The most important goal for any supply chain is meeting demand. To that end, procurement and supply chain teams spend anywhere from 40% to 60% of their time calling and emailing suppliers, freight forwarders, and third-party partners to get updates on their purchase order statuses. They are...

"Where's My Stuff?" Bringing Automation to PO Status Checks via a Purchase Tracking System

“Where’s my stuff?” That one fundamental inquiry stands head-and-shoulders and stacks-of-containers above all others. Today, companies are trying to gain a competitive advantage in the $9 trillion logistics industry by hiring teams of people to call and email their suppliers and freight forwarders...

Why End-to-end Purchase Order & SKU Management Increase Collaboration & Mitigate Disruptions

Right now, in some ways, the supply chain world is like a car with a manual transmission that can’t shift into a faster gear. Teams are exhausted as nearly every aspect of the supply chain has faced disruption over the last several years. As the global supply chain gets more connected over time,...

Why Integrating Automated PO Tracking to Your Supply Chain Tech Stack is Crucial

There is no debating the need for purchase order management in the supply chain. Nor would anyone deny they need a PO management system that would allow them to quickly and efficiently know the status of every PO throughout its lifecycle. Still, some teams routinely spend up to 60% of their time...

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