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Supply Chain Procurement: 2024 buying trends revealed

Forecasting, Planning and Sustainability top the list of solutions the UK’s leading supply chain professionals are sourcing for their 2024 projects and beyond, according to our exclusive research.

The findings have been revealed ahead of this month’s Total Supply Chain Summit and are based on delegate requirements at the first of two events in 2024.

Delegates registering to attend were asked which areas they needed to invest in during 2024 and beyond. The top 3 differs from a year ago, when Forecasting tools, 3PL and Delivery Management led the way.

This spring 2024 the Top 5 is rounded out by Demand Planning & Distribution.

Top requested products & solutions 2024 (Top 10):

  • Forecasting Tools
  • Planning & Optimisation
  • Sustainability Solutions
  • Demand Planning
  • Distribution
  • Inventory Optimisation
  • 3PL
  • Home Delivery Solutions
  • Operations Management
  • Logistics Management

To find out more about the Total Supply Chain Summit, which next takes place on April 29th & 30th, visit https://totalsupplychainsummit.co.uk.

These are the solutions supply chain & logistics professionals need for 2023/24

Logistics Management, 3PL and Distribution are topping the list of solutions the UK’s supply chain and logistics professionals are sourcing for 2023/24, according to our exclusive research.

The findings have been revealed in the run up to the Total Supply Chain Summit, which takes place on October 16th & 17th in Manchester and are based on delegate requirements.

Delegates registering to attend are asked which solutions they needed to invest in during 2023/24 and beyond.

Supply Chain Planning and Delivery Management rounded out the Top 5.

Top 10 technologies being sourced by Total Supply Chain Summit delegates 2023/24:

Logistics Management

3PL

Distribution

Supply Chain Planning

Delivery Management

Operations Management

Forecasting

Inventory Optimisation

End to End Solutions

Distribution Centres/Warehousing

Sarah Beall, Managing Director at Forum Events & Media, said: “The way we match buyers and suppliers at the Total Supply Chain Summit gives us a unique insight into the types of products and services the industry is looking for right now. Not only does it mean we can deliver a highly-targeted B2B event with proven outcomes for all attendees, but we can deliver valuable insights into how the market is developing at what is a hugely exciting time for all stakeholders.”

To find out more about the Total Supply Chain Summit, visit https://totalsupplychainsummit.co.uk.

For more information about the buying trends data and the Total Supply Chain Summit, contact Nick Stannard on 01992 374092 | n.stannard@forumevents.co.uk.

Revealed: The solutions supply chain and logistics professionals need in 2023

3PL, Distribution and Logistics Management top the list of services the UK’s leading supply chain and logistics professionals are sourcing in 2023.

The findings have been revealed ahead of next week’s Total Supply Chain Summit and are based on delegate requirements at the first of two events in this year.

Delegates registering to attend were asked which areas they needed to invest in during 2023 and beyond. The top 3 differs from November last year, when the most in-demand services were Forecasting tools, 3PL and Delivery Management.

This spring the Top 5 is rounded out by Cost Reduction tools and End-to-End Supply Chain services.

% of delegates at the Total Supply Chain Summit sourcing certain products & solutions (Top 10):

  • 3PL
  • Distribution
  • Logistics Management
  • Cost Reduction
  • End-to-End Supply Chain
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Optimisation
  • Supply Chain Software
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Barcoding

To find out more about the Total Supply Chain Summit, which next takes place on May 15th & 16th, visit https://totalsupplychainsummit.co.uk.

Supply chain management & planning solutions – 2022 buying trends revealed

CRM, 3PL and Demand Planning top the list of services the UK’s leading supply chain professionals are sourcing in 2022.

The findings have been revealed following the recent Total Supply Chain Summit and are based on delegate requirements at the first of two events to take place in 2022.

Delegates registering to attend were asked which areas they needed to invest in during 2022 and beyond.

CRM, 3PL and Demand Planning top the list of requirements, followed by EDI, Forecasting and Integrated Business Planning.

% of delegates at the Total Supply Chain Summit sourcing certain products & solutions (Top 10):

  • CRM
  • 3PL
  • Demand Planning
  • EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)
  • Forecasting
  • Integrated Business Planning
  • Network Optimisation
  • Operations Management
  • Order Fulfilment
  • Road Haulage Operators

To find out more about the Total Supply Chain Summit, which next takes place on November 7th & 8th, visit https://totalsupplychainsummit.co.uk.

Supply chain management & planning solutions – 2021 buying trends revealed

Distribution, Logistics Management and Operations Management top the list of services the UK’s leading supply chain professionals are sourcing in 2021. The findings have been revealed by the Total Supply Chain Summit and are based on delegate requirements at this year’s events. Delegates registering to attend are asked which areas they needed to invest in during 2021 and beyond. A significant 60% are looking to invest in Distribution and 53.3% for Logistics Management. Operations Management and Supply Chain Planning both came in at 46.7%. Just behind were Delivery Management (40%) and Home Delivery Solutions (both 40%). % of delegates at the Total Supply Chain Summit sourcing certain products & solutions (Top 10): Distribution 60% Logistics Management 53.3% Operations Management 46.7% Supply Chain Planning & Optimisation Software 46.7% Delivery Management 40% Home Delivery Solutions 40% Outsourcing 40.0% Inventory Optimisation 33.3% Network Optimisation 33.3% Order Fulfillment 33.3% To find out more about the Total Supply Chain Summit, visit https://totalsupplychainsummit.co.uk.

Logistics Management tops 2020 supply chain buying trends

Logistics Management, Distribution & End-to-End solutions top the list of services the UK’s leading supply chain management professionals are sourcing in 2020.

The findings have been revealed by the Total Supply Chain Summit and are based on delegate requirements ahead of this year’s events.

Delegates registering to attend the event were asked which areas they needed to invest in during 2020 and beyond.

A significant 81.5% are looking to invest in Logistics Management, 70.4% each for Distribution and End-to-End Solutions.

Just behind were Optmisation Software (63%) and Management Software (61%).

% of delegates at the Total Supply Chain Summit sourcing certain products & solutions (Top 10):

Logistics Management 81.5%
Distribution 70.4%
Total End-to-End Supply Chain Solutions 70.4%
3PL (3rd party logistics – single source) 70.4%
Supply Chain Planning & Optimisation Software 63.0%
Supply Chain Management Software 61.1%
Distribution Centre’s / Warehousing 61.1%
Cost Reductions 59.3%
Forecasting 57.4%
Inventory Optimisation 57.4%

To find out more about the Total Supply Chain Summit, visit https://totalsupplychainsummit.co.uk.

Supply Chain Management & Planning: The 2018 Buying Trends

Distribution, Inventory Optimisation and Supply Chain Planning & Optimisation are the key areas of interest for the UK’s supply chain professionals.

The findings come from a survey of the senior supply chain, logistics and distribution professionals attending this summer’s Total Supply Chain Summit, which takes place on May 21st & 22nd at Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire.

Other key areas of interest include Logistics Management, Total End-To-End Supply Chain Solutions and Procurement.

% of delegates attending the Total Supply Chain Summit sourcing certain products & solutions:

Distribution – 55%

Inventory Optimisation – 53%

Supply Chain Planning & Optimisation Software – 53%

Logistics Management – 47%

Total End-To-End Supply Chain Solutions – 42%

Procurement – 40%

Forecasting – 34%

Operations Management – 32%

Customer Relationship Management – 30%

Outsourcing – 30%

Warehouse Management Software – 30%

The Total Supply Chain Summit is free to attend for supply chain, distribution and logistics professionals. Confirmed delegates include representatives from:

A Steadman & Son AB World Foods Atlas Genetics Aromatherapy Aspinal of London Axol Bioscience Babcock International British Sugar Cadent Gas Casual Dining Group Craster Customade Group Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Fired Earth Furniture Village Gurit Hamelin Brands Harveys Furniture Jigsaw Kiepe Electric KP Snacks Lactalis McLelland Laidlaw Mars Minerva Global Mission Foods Morrisons Owen Mumford Orca Subsea Oxford Products Pladis Global Pressac Communications Sensient Technologies Specsavers Tails.com Tesco The Wedding Shop The Works Stores Vaccuum Pump – Atlas Copco Vega Europe Walgreens Boots Alliance

To find out more about attending, contact Jamie Higgs on 01992 374058 or email j.higgs@forumevents.co.uk.