Digitalization and the Internet of Things enable new ways of customer interaction for manufacturers around the world
When people think about the external workforce, they often refer to contingent staff and purchased services, an area typically covered by legacy technology solutions like MSPs and VMS. But those don’t address a growing problem now: how to handle management duties as more outside workers are being brought into asset-intensive industries to maintain and upgrade plants or build new facilities.
This article will examine in more detail the complexity of contractor labor, its different use cases and a potential path forward for companies looking to gain control over this spend category.
Innovation in the Vendor Management space has led many businesses to see tapping third-party software solutions as a means to realize today’s dominant management update: digital transformation. While it is true that acquiring the latest tools will help digitize, automate, and optimize procurement processes, the assumption that vendors can do it all for you is wrong – very wrong.
So how can Procurement succeed with a successful digital transformation?
To meet the needs of a rapidly and continuously changing market, Saint-Gobain Building Distribution France (SGBD France) needed to adapt its B2B pricing policy quickly. BearingPoint supported SGBD France with consulting services for specific business units in the Group.