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The Gain and Pain of Global Retail Sourcing
The appeal of global sourcing for many industries is certainly understandable, given the potential lower cost benefits, but without careful elimination of all

global sourcing  into a perfect storm. Global sourcing (the process of identifying appropriate domestic and far- or near-shore suppliers of goods and services—preferably from countries with significantly lower cost bases—and then ordering the goods and arranging for payment and delivery) has thus become a way to go for many. In fact, this has lately become an increasingly important corporate strategy (and often an executive mandate for buying departments) that is rapidly becoming a survival strategy too, in sharp

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Recruitment and Staffing

Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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Are PLM and Global Sourcing Related? Duh, And How! (Part I)


A number of TEC blog posts have discussed benefits but also the inevitable caveats of white papers (including all too common vendors' self-serving marketing fluff and buzzword verbiage), and about their (un)intended audiences. These posts have even caused some heated debates with other blogging sites and experts on white papers, and I am going to stay away from all that here. My intention here

global sourcing  PLM and Global Sourcing Related? Duh, And How! (Part I) A number of TEC blog posts have discussed benefits but also the inevitable caveats of white papers (including all too common vendors' self-serving marketing fluff and buzzword verbiage ), and about their (un)intended audiences . These posts have even caused some heated debates with other blogging sites and experts on white papers , and I am going to stay away from all that here. My intention here is rather to acknowledge that, as part of my daily Read More

Global Trade Applications in Global Credit Crunch - Part II


Part I of this blog series analyzed the appropriateness of global sourcing and spend management applications for helping companies improve their cash flows and reduce working capital. It also introduced the question what might happen to global trade management (GTM) applications down the track. Indeed, what about this credit crunch and recession, and how will that affect the global trade

global sourcing  analyzed the appropriateness of global sourcing and spend management applications for helping companies improve their cash flows and reduce working capital. It also introduced the question what might happen to global trade management (GTM) applications down the track. Indeed, what about this credit crunch and recession, and how will that affect the global trade, imports from China, Letters of credit (L/Cs), etc.? With the current sad state of the banking world, many think that discussion about anything Read More

One Vendor's Quest to Garner a Global Sourcing Ecosystem


Having started as a business-to-business integration provider for a few major retailers in the United Kingdom, Eqos has evolved into a full-fledged, worldwide provider of global sourcing and supplier management solutions.

global sourcing  Quest to Garner a Global Sourcing Ecosystem Many articles by TEC and other sources have depicted in great detail not only the opportunities of global sourcing for retailers and their manufacturer suppliers, but the potential perils as well. There has indeed been much talk about globalization and its effects these days on business, and there is no doubt that competing corporations are increasingly butting heads in the global playing field. Yet competing in supply networks that cross borders inevitably Read More

The Blessing and Curse of Global Sourcing and Supplier Management


The appeal of global sourcing is understandable given the benefits of seemingly lower costs. But without discerning hidden challenges and eliminating potential shortcomings, the process may be more costly than anticipated—a situation especially true for companies using inadequate, out-of-date enterprise information technology infrastructures.

global sourcing  Blessing and Curse of Global Sourcing and Supplier Management As discussed in The Gain and Pain of Global Retail Sourcing , for anyone who has not spent the last several years in hibernation or stranded on a remote island, it has become apparent that several market-driving forces have come together to create a perfect storm, one that makes control of the supply side more important to overall business success than ever before. Some of these driving forces include globalization (the prospect of new Read More

No One Said Sourcing Overseas Would Be Easy


The many challenges and risks that retailers face when sourcing globally could be mitigated with the right software tools. Yet the sad fact is that few information technology systems fully support the complexities and unique requirements of global trade.

global sourcing  Blessing and Curse of Global Sourcing and Supplier Management , Distinctions and Benefits of Strategic Sourcing , The Promise (and Complexities) of Private Labels , and The Anatomy of Retail Sourcing Processes . The sad fact is that few information technology (IT) systems fully support the complexities and unique requirements of global trade. Many outmoded sourcing programs (some of which are part of traditional enterprise resource planning [ERP] and accounting systems) have not been designed to factor Read More

The Future for an E-sourcing Solutions Builder


TradeStone will introduce several planning capabilities that bind existing sourcing and order execution functionality, and featuring significant enhancements to the Finance and Logistics modules, with the idea of fostering rapid adoption and deployment across expanding supply chains.

global sourcing  the TradeStone Product module global sourcing order management, via virtual merger of the TradeStone Sourcing and Order Management modules supply chain logistics management, via virtual merger of the TradeStone Logistics and Finance modules Having certainly fared better than its previous incarnation as RockPort , in its third year of existence TradeStone now employs about fifty employees at its headquarters and offices in Atlanta (US), Bangalore (India), and London (UK), and staff growth will continue Read More

Sourcing for Agile


This report looks at traditional and contemporary IT outsourcing practices, reflects on the changing dynamics of the customer/supplier relationship, and identifies priorities for evolving the role of procurement in IT outsourcing.

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Choosing the Right ERP Solution to Support a Global Business


Businesses have a variety of strategies to select from when implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems across their global organizations. The choice of configuration can have a profound impact on visibility across the organization, as well the cost and complexity of implementing and supporting the solution. This white paper describes the three principal choices.

global sourcing  Solution to Support a Global Business Businesses have a variety of strategies to select from when implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems across their global organizations. The choice of configuration can have a profound impact on visibility across the organization, as well the cost and complexity of implementing and supporting the solution. This white paper describes the three principal choices. Read More

The Global MSF Interoperability (GMI) 2004 Executive Summary


True multi-service, multi-vendor global networks are the future of the telecommunications industry. However, mazes of international standards and protocols can create barriers rather than solutions. For service providers and system suppliers alike, implementing standards for interoperability is far from simple. The MultiService Switching Forum (MSF) fills the void by developing implementation agreements that take standards from theory into practice.

global sourcing  Global MSF Interoperability (GMI) 2004 Executive Summary True multi-service, multi-vendor global networks are the future of the telecommunications industry. However, mazes of international standards and protocols can create barriers rather than solutions. For service providers and system suppliers alike, implementing standards for interoperability is far from simple. The MultiService Switching Forum (MSF) fills the void by developing implementation agreements that take standards from theory into Read More

BST Global


BST Global delivers practical business software and services solutions to Professional Services Organizations. For over thirty years, we have helped our clients more profitably manage their projects and finances, improve customer relationships and better manage resources the world over.

global sourcing  Global BST Global delivers practical business software and services solutions to Professional Services Organizations. For over thirty years, we have helped our clients more profitably manage their projects and finances, improve customer relationships and better manage resources the world over. Read More

Co-sourcing Helps Companies to Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiencies


In the ever-changing economy, organizations looking to cut costs and drive innovation are turning to co-sourcing as a cost-effective and less risky alternative to outsourcing or offshoring. This white paper explores the primary business benefits of the co-sourcing model and provides key information for evaluation.

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Global Recruitment: Strategic Advice from Top-Performing Brands


A global recruiting strategy can strengthen a global brand, expand the talent pool and support standardized, cost-efficient processes and better candidate experiences. Read this white paper for more information on best practices for building a global recruitment strategy based on tips and strategies from iCIMS' top-performing global clients, including a best practice global recruitment checklist.

global sourcing  from Top-Performing Brands A global recruiting strategy can strengthen a global brand, expand the talent pool and support standardized, cost-efficient processes and better candidate experiences. Read this white paper for more information on best practices for building a global recruitment strategy based on tips and strategies from iCIMS' top-performing global clients, including a best practice global recruitment checklist. Read More

MEDEX Global Group


The company had been using a homegrown software system that was limited in functionality and flexibility and hindered productivity for users company-wide. Joyce McNemar, chief technology officer for MEDEX, formed a multi-departmental task force that, after eight months of detailed evaluation, chose Epicor’s Clientele CRM.NET software over two other vendors. "Clientele offers MEDEX a very competitively-priced system that can be customized to our unique business requirements," said McNemar.

global sourcing  Global Group The company had been using a homegrown software system that was limited in functionality and flexibility and hindered productivity for users company-wide. Joyce McNemar, chief technology officer for MEDEX, formed a multi-departmental task force that, after eight months of detailed evaluation, chose Epicor’s Clientele CRM.NET software over two other vendors. Clientele offers MEDEX a very competitively-priced system that can be customized to our unique business requirements, said Read More

The Advanced Sourcing and Negotiation Benchmark Report


The wave of e-sourcing that began a decade ago resembled a “crash diet:” it had an immediate and noticeable effect on enterprises. Today’s challenge is to develop new programs that can sustain the benefits of e-sourcing and “keep the weight off.” Find out how employing advanced sourcing strategies can help you positively impact product development cycles, build stronger supplier relationships, and make better decisions.

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