Content about Procurement

October 2, 2013

Genco has been selected to manage a truckload transportation procurement event for Shopko.

Pittsburgh -- Genco has been selected to manage a truckload transportation procurement event for Shopko.  The collaborative effort will encompass Shopko's inbound and outbound transportation network and is the third strategic procurement engagement Genco has provided to Shopko.

January 22, 2013

BJ’s taps LogicSource for print procurement and management

Norwalk, Conn. -- BJ’s Wholesale Club has reached a multi-year agreement with LogicSource Inc. to provide enhanced print procurement and management services that will deliver significant cost savings to BJ’s. Terms were not disclosed.

LogicSource will provide onsite co-sourcing for all of BJ’s print procurement needs by collaborating with BJ’s to identify new potential supply chain partners and procurement efficiencies.

December 27, 2012

Is your company’s selection process for a service provider exposing you to a higher degree of liability? As an expert witness of risk and liability in exterior maintenance services, I’ve reviewed hundreds of cases whose outcomes would surprise and challenge how many facility managers and property owners review Request for Proposals (RFPs) and select their service provider (SP).

June 21, 2012

The Gymboree Corp. and procurement management firm LogicSource announced Thursday an agreement under which LogicSource will provide procurement and management expertise to deliver cost savings to Gymboree.

San Francisco -- The Gymboree Corp. and procurement management firm LogicSource announced Thursday an agreement under which LogicSource will provide procurement and management expertise to deliver cost savings to Gymboree.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

June 5, 2012

By William Gindlesperger, e-LYNXX Corp.

By William Gindlesperger, william.gindlesperger@e-lynxx.com

Innovation is required if the United States is to regain the level of productivity that it enjoyed toward the end of the 19th Century through the mid-20th Century. However, innovation by itself is not enough. Just as our parents and grandparents adopted electricity, the automobile, credit cards and airplanes in the period from 1870-1950, businesses and organizations of the 21st Century must embrace change.

February 1, 2012

IBM said it has completed its acquisition of Emptoris Inc., expanding IBM’s cloud-based analytics offerings that provide supply chain intelligence, or smarter commerce.

Armonk, N.Y. -- IBM said Wednesday it has completed its acquisition of Emptoris Inc., expanding IBM’s cloud-based analytics offerings that provide supply chain intelligence, or smarter commerce.

“Developing the right procurement strategy and an adaptive supply chain are keys to achieving the business objectives of smarter commerce,” said Craig Hayman, general manager, IBM Industry Solutions. “Together, Emptoris and IBM's integrated solutions will transform how clients manage compliance and mitigate supply risk.”

December 15, 2011

IBM announced a definitive agreement to acquire Emptoris Inc., a leading provider of cloud and on-premise analytics software that brings more intelligence to procurement and supply chain operations with spend, supplier and contract management for “smarter commerce.” Financial terms were not disclosed.

ARMONK, N.Y. -- IBM announced a definitive agreement to acquire Emptoris Inc., a leading provider of cloud and on-premise analytics software that brings more intelligence to procurement and supply chain operations with spend, supplier and contract management for “smarter commerce.” Financial terms were not disclosed.

November 1, 2011

By Chris Blees, BiggsKofford Certified Public Accountants/BiggsKofford Capital Investment Bank

By Chris Blees, amaaonline.com

It has been proven in past economic downturns that companies that invest heavily in the right kinds of marketing and strategic planning are the ones that will capitalize the most on the situation and likely thrive when the market turns around.

October 3, 2011

The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. said Friday that it has named Peter Warner as SVP global sourcing, for the chain.

Secaucus, N.J. — The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. said Friday that it has named Peter Warner as SVP global sourcing, for the chain.

Warner will be responsible for the global sourcing and production functions, technical services and Asian operations. Most recently, he served as SVP of Global Sourcing & Operations for Liz Claiborne Inc.

August 22, 2011

Michaels Stores and procurement management firm LogicSource announced a five-year agreement under which LogicSource will provide print procurement and related services to Michaels.

Norwalk, Conn. -- Michaels Stores and procurement management firm LogicSource announced a five-year agreement under which LogicSource will provide print procurement and related services to Michaels. More than $250 million of print and promotional spend will be covered over the life of the contract.
 

October 18, 2010

Neiman Marcus has selected Infosys Technologies (INFY) as strategic sourcing partner for providing application development...

September 7, 2010

Earlier this year, the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores, agreed to turn over purchasing operations for certain apparel lines and other goods to Li & Fung, the world’s largest sourcing agent.

By Peter Brown and Jeremy Rubman, Kurtsalmon.com, Jeremy.Rubman@kurtsalmon.com

July 18, 2010

Office Depot said Friday it will not seek to renew its contract with Los Angeles...

January 27, 2010

Trading company Li & Fung Ltd. said Thursday it signed a non-exclusive sourcing deal with...

November 17, 2009

Le Chateau has selected TradeStone to help them grow the international sourcing and product development...

September 24, 2008

Whole Foods Market promoted its Southern Pacific regional president, Michael Besancon, to the newly created...

September 7, 2008

AnnTaylor Stores Corp. announced that Paula J. Zusi has been named executive VP, chief supply...

November 30, 2007

By using a business-settlement network to eliminate paper invoicing, Tiffany & Co., New York City,...

September 30, 2007

Writing about current news events and emerging trends is interesting, but talking with industry leaders...