|2013-11-13||Trade Extensions in seventh heaven as it breaks €7 billion barrier
Trade Extensions has completed its largest ever project and broken the €7 billion barrier for the first time. The project, sourcing all the elements associated with constructing a large European gas pipeline.
|2013-09-16||Trade Extensions sponsors leading Constraint Programming conference
Trade Extensions is sponsoring CP 2013 - The 19th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming. The conference, taking place in Uppsala, Sweden from 16 – 20 September 2013, is the most established in its field and covers all aspects of computing with constraints.
|2013-09-12||Customer governance will shape Trade Extensions development
Trade Extensions is launching a customer governance programme to allow customers to share experience and best practice with other users while working with Trade Extensions to shape the development of its sourcing platform.
|2013-07-18||70% Growth for Trade Extensions in First Half of Year
The first half of 2013 was another period of rapid growth for sourcing specialist Trade Extensions with the company experiencing a 70% increase in revenue compared to the same period in 2012.
|2013-06-19||New Recruits as Trade Extensions Grows
Sourcing specialist Trade Extensions has announced the appointment of two new consultants who join the company this month. These appointments take the number of Trade Extensions recruits to six in the last year with four new employees joining in the last six months.
|2013-03-04||100% Renewal and Improved
Reinforcing the success of 2012, Trade Extensions announces that all of its customers with long term subscriptions renewed their agreements with many moving to multi-year deals.
|2013-02-22||Play 'The Beer Game' at Multimodal
Trade Extensions is offering visitors to Multimodal 2013 the opportunity to participate in the classic supply chain challenge – The Beer Game.
|2013-01-29||19% growth for Trade Extensions in 2012
2012 was a record year for Trade Extensions as it recorded a 19% growth in revenue and generated increased profits.
The case studies demonstrate the flexibility of the Trade Extensions platform and how it is used in the private and public sectors to source a range of goods and services.
|2010-12-09||Leveraging sourcing solutions for better buying and an instant ROI
Learn how sourcing solutions can provide a foundation from which companies can derive significant value, especially for complex categories such as logistics. This webinar will also demonstrate how sourcing solutions have developed from simple RFx applications to suites that automate and enhance the entire sourcing process.
Mickey North Rizza, Gartner, Research Director
Brian Pavlovich, Schneider Logistics, Project Manager, Logistics Consulting
Chetan Raniga, Trade Extensions, General Manager – Americas
|2010-11-25||E-sourcing logistics – using e-sourcing tools and techniques to add value to your supply chain
Transport networks are ideally suited to the efficiencies that can be achieved through e-sourcing and this webinar will demystify e-sourcing and show how it can unravel the complexity and exploit the hidden value that exists within the supply chain.
Speaker: Joe Critchley, Trade Extensions VP Sales and Business Development
|2011-02-15||"e-sourcing and better buying"
A Trade Extensions Masterclass presented at the Commercial Capabilities for the NHS – Delivering Quality, Efficient Services conference and exhibition in London in February 2011. Joe Critchley’s presentation examines how e-sourcing can deliver quality and efficient services for the private and public sectors.
|Sourcing Optimisation from Trade Extensions
The amount of data generated during complex sourcing events render traditional methods of analysis useless and optimisation is essential.Watch the short presentation to see how optimisation helps buyers make the best decisions and will help you achieve your strategic buying objectives.
|2009-11-25||A.T. Kearney case study - sourcing temporary labour
Listen how 'Collaborative Optimization' was used in a complex sourcing event for a global Fortune 500 company.
|2011-11-07||Spend Matters OPINION: If it ain’t broke, fix it! |
Peter Smith, Spend Matters UK/ Europe, warns against sourcing complacency and urges organisations to embrace change and new sourcing methods.
|2011-05-01||Sourcing Optimisation – Extracting Value from Complexity
This White Paper by Peter Smith of Spend Matters UK/ Europe shows how optimisation tools are changing the way organisations achieve increased value and performance from large scale and complicated sourcing challenges.
|2010-10-29||e-sourcing and better buying
This paper demystifies e-sourcing and describes what e-tools are available to buyers in all sectors.
|2010-08-27||Generating maximum value from your supply chain
It is now possible to optimise complex multi-leg supply chains simultaneously while taking into account user defined business constraints. When used in conjunction with online tendering it can result in dramatic cost reductions, improved service levels and truly optimised supply chains.
The amount of data generated during a typical sourcing event makes optimisation essential. Try this simple puzzle to see why.
|2010-12-01||The Journal - Issue No.2
Contents: Generating maximum value from your supply chain; E-tools for sourcing logistics services.
|2009-12-01||The Journal - Issue No.1
Contents: Tendering Delivers Benefits in 2009; Seasonal Adjustment; Tendering can beat credit crunch; Supply Chain Optimization: The million dollar question and the billion dollar tender
|May 2013||Logistics Procurement in Emerging Markets - F&L Istanbul
Download Trade Extensions, VP Sales and Business Development, Joe Critchley's presentation for the European Freight & Logistics Leaders Club outlining ten top tips when entering new or developing markets.
|May 2013||Multimodal 2013 - The Beer Game
Download the resources used to play The Beer Game - Rules, Scoresheets and Conclusions.
|May 2012||Multimodal 2012 - Briefing Theatre Presentations
Download the presentations from Drewry, Mars, Heriot-Watt University, Labyrinth Consulting and Trade Extensions.
|Sept. 2011||ESC Shipper Forum 2011 - Greening the Maritime Logistics Supply Chain
"Models for calculating Carbon Footprint and tools for co-operation."
The joint presentation from Philip Damas, Director – Liner Shipping and Supply Chains, Drewry and Trade Extensions, CEO, Garry Mansell.
|April 2011||Multimodal 2011 - Briefing Theatre Presentations
Download the presentations from Ineos, Drewry, Aricia Consulting, Mars and Trade Extensions.
|Dec. 2010||e-sourcing and better buying
Understand the value and limitations of e-sourcing tools. Gain insight into how e-sourcing has been used in both the private and public sectors.
|April 2010||EU transport – April 2010
Procurement tactics and techniques being used by major organisations in the market today and how European freight rates and their influencing factors have been evolving over the last twelve months.
|2011-10-01||By the Buy...October 2011
The October issue of By the buy... featuring a 'Perspective' from Peter Smith, Spend Matters UK/ Europe.
|2011-07-01||By the Buy...July 2011
The July issue of By the buy... featuring news, views and informed comment including a 'Perspective' from Philip Damas, Director, Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
|2011-04-01||By the Buy...April 2011
The April issue of By the buy... featuring news, views and informed comment including a 'Perspective' from Ben Miller, Head of Shopper Insight at IGD the European.
|2010-09-01||By the Buy...September 2010
The September issue of By the buy... featuring the latest news from Trade Extensions and a 'Perspective' from Joe Critchley reviewing the European freight market.
|2010-02-01||By the Buy...February 2010
The February edition of our newsletter includes a ‘Perspective’ by Michael Lamoureux giving ‘A brief history of optimisation’.
|2009-10-01||By the Buy...October 2009
James Hookham of the Freight Transport Association casts his eye over European legislation (current, future and rumoured) and calls for legislators to apply common sense.
|Expertise & Technology for Optimised Negotiations Online
As the complexity of sourcing events increases, so has the sophistication of the tools available and Trade Extensions is used by smart companies to help make the best sourcing decisions.