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Hitachi - Commodities

Commodities Tracking

  • Designed and developed customised commodities tracking tool providing visibility into commodity movements as well as their direct impact on individual categories
  • Developed commodities tracking process, whereby monthly commodity index data and qualitative market data is uploaded onto the portal and impact on categories is automatically calculated and visualised
  • Category managers now have full visibility into impacts of commodities on their categories and can respond appropriately giving them a strong advantage towards suppliers
Maximising the value from digital technologies
Insight
Maximising the value from digital technologies

Simon Lipscomb, Marketing and Sales Director, is interviewed about the changes in procurement technology.

Accessing next level technology with better procurement
Guide
Accessing next level technology with better procurement

With the rise of technology the landscape of procurement is shifting. Here’s how effective procurement departments can capitalise on the new technological developments.

Maximum performance: Supplier relationship governance and oversight
Case study
Maximum performance: Supplier relationship governance and oversight

Efficio supported the development and implementation of a new supplier relationship management tool to increase performance at UKAR.

Digital procurement: What is hype and what is here to stay?
Opinion
Digital procurement: What is hype and what is here to stay?

Augmented reality, artificial intelligence and big data are all hot topics right now. For procurement to keep pace it needs to react quickly and innovatively.