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Connected Planning for Procurement: Commodity Procurement Operations Planning

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The management of Commodity and direct purchasing activities is becoming increasingly complex due to supplier globalization and supply chain impacting events such as tariffs and COVID. Finance and Procurement are under increasingly pressure to streamline commodity purchasing activities while ensuring cost containment and supplier performance continue to improve. Companies must take full view of their Commodity Procurement Planning activities in times of crisis and ensure company profitability. Companies will need to closely manage supplier expenditures across business lines and geographies to identify opportunities for savings. 

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Using Anaplan, Procurement organizations can align global stakeholders by providing a centralized view of direct materials planning and purchasing in one connected cloud based Platform. Join Anaplan and Sonum as we discuss ways to establish a modern cloud-based Commodity Procurement Planning capability using Anaplan, that includes supplier pricing management, optimized vendor allocations, spend tracking, and supplier performance management

Customer Focus Areas:

  • Plan Governance and Approvals
  • Supplier Pricing and FX Conditions
  • Optimized Vendor Allocations
  • Track Spend by Commodity and Supplier
  • Hold Suppliers Accountable for Performance
  • Other Customer Specific Goals (Ask them!)

Commodity Procurement Operations Planning for Improved Decision Making

Join this webinar to learn more about automatically aggregating supply and demand requirements and translating such demand into a commodity purchasing plan. The purpose of a improved procurement planning includes decreasing costs, improving efficiency, monitoring controls and compliance, and predicting future vendor allocations scenarios. With Anaplan for Commodity Procurement Operations Planning Customers can Align Procurement Plans, Reduce Rogue / Off-Contract Purchases, Concentrate Supplier Volumes, Maximize Supplier Value & Performance, and Forecasting Future Savings.

Featured Speakers

Bryan Baum

Director, Supply Chain Solutions at Anaplan

Bryan is Anaplan’s Director of Global Supply Chain Solutions, bringing more than 20 years of hands-on experience within supply chain, sourcing and procurement system best practices across a range of industries.

He is responsible for working with customers to define solutions that address industry challenges and connecting execution to top- and bottom-line impacts within the businesses. 

Eije Wiersema

Master Anaplanner at Sonum International

Eije Wiersema combines his interest in business administration and technology in order to implement solutions that support the financial / business planning of his customers.

Because of his high affinity with technology he’s always interested in discovering new tools. This leads Eije to become an expert in a wide range of tools, such as Anaplan, IBM TM1, SAP BPC, Board and more.

Filip Sypniewski

Anaplan Solution Architect at Sonum International

Filip has been involved in multiple international implementations of Procurement, Supply Chain & Finance applications across different industries. His background, together with his experience, interests and entrepreneurial mindset, gives him a solid foundation for the design of customer-oriented solutions.

Filip is always focused on the goal and demonstrates creative approach towards the challenges.

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