Amazon Business Exchange: Technology, Analytics, Innovation and Endurance

As we explained in our post last month, Amazon Business is holding its first ever business customer conference in Europe next month. Called Amazon Business Exchange (ABX) it will take place on October 9th in London with an agenda that will get the corporate procurement community connected on technology, analytics and innovation. Amazon Business has just announced the full set of speakers, sessions and the agenda for the event which will attract leaders from procurement, finance and the supply chain across all industries. We spoke to one of the speakers recently to understand a bit more about his topic. Paul Harlington is CPO of the well known global travel firm, TUI Group. He will be speaking about his strategy of “keeping procurement simple.” He is passionate about concentrating on where procurement can add value, and simplifying things where they can’t. In particular he will speak about how using self-serve technologies will [...]

In Case You Missed It … Procurement and Supply Market Roundup

We can't comment on every press release that hits our desks, but here are a few market news stories this week that we thought we should bring to your attention, and some of our own you may have missed - we may have more from our analysts in the coming days  ... LevaData and Resilinc partner for increased supply chain visibility Strategic sourcing firm LevaData and supply chain risk monitoring and mitigation solutions provider Resilinc are partnering to co-develop innovative solutions that integrate Resilinc’s EventWatch® AI risk monitoring and supply chain visibility data with LevaData’s Cognitive Sourcing™ platform. Together they aim to give customers across the globe an all-in-one solution to transform sourcing and supply chain functions with increased visibility, agility, and performance. Read the press release here. Basware first e-invoicing network to use Trans-Tasman PEPPOL Specification and Protocol Live in Australia Basware is the first international e-invoicing network to [...]