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SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

SCM Portal Conceptual Framework is based on the SCOR Model (TM). In order to let you get the most appropriate information according to your actual role inside Supply Chain Management, to each information has been assigned a specific label to identify its main concentration:

 
 

 



Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge




Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge

3 Issues Your Supply Chain Must Know About
Keith LaBotz
Flexis

Why visibility should be the top priority for supply chains

The supply chain recovery is entering a critical stage. How do you know if your company is focusing on the right things? Maybe we can find the answer. Let’s look at what other businesses are thinking and a few significant factors currently affecting supply chains.

 

Uncertain Road Ahead

The latest results from McKinsey’s study tracking the economic outlook of global executives are interesting. Executives choose a scenario that best reflects their view on COVIDs health effects and the effectiveness of governments’ public-health and ...  >>

JDA Survey Finds Understanding Consumer Behavior Is the Missing Link in Manufacturers' and Retailers' Path to Omni-channel Success
In today’s highly competitive, omni-channel market, companies are realizing the path to success hinges on their ability to understand consumer behavior. Retailers and manufacturers can unlock significant competitive advantage by leveraging consumer insights to make category decisions and create localized merch  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Procurement Manager - Housing Association
     
     City of London  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Manager - Construction / Infrastructure
     
     Warrington  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Sourcing Manager- Professional Services/HR
     
     Manchester  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Interim Sourcing Lead-Prof Servs/Marketing
     
     Manchester  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page
Warehouse & Logistics Trainer - Nottingham
     
     Nottingham  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Junior Category Buyer
     
     City of London  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Buyer - Indirects
     
     Chorley  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
IT Procurement Manager
     
     Manchester  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Buyer
     
     Warrington  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Buyer
     
     Manchester  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Procurement Manager - Indirects
     
     Manchester  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Procurement Specialist (IT) - Housing Association
     
     City of London  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Procurement Manager - Public Sector
     
     West Midlands  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Procurement Business Partner - Indirects
     
     Manchester  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Logistics Customer Co-ordinator - Logistics Distributor
     
     Derby  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
 

Supply chain E-learning



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News & Trends
 

Last update 11 Aug 2022
Downturn in UK manufacturing as production and new orders contract
   Source: S&P Global /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United Kingdom 


Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...

3 Issues Your Supply Chain Must Know About

Why visibility should be the top priority for supply chains The supply chain recovery is entering a critical stage. How do you know if your company is focusing on the right things? Maybe we can find the answer. Let&rs...


Education
 

Resources
 
Protective Wear Supplies safeguards product availability with Slimstock

Since 1975, Protective Wear Supplies has specialised in personal protective equipment, corporate workwear and cleaning solutions. To stay ahead in the fiercely competitive PPE market, PWS has embarked upon a major sup...

The Agility Agenda for Procurement

This year, Ardent Partners explores a key characteristic that separates best-in-class procurement teams from all others – agility.While the 318 procurement and finance pros who were surveyed continue to focus on sa...