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Introducing: Andres Sahun, Frontend Lead

Our team members make Orderfox a special, vibrant company. While having different backgrounds and personalities, every colleague has a passion for their field of work and our collective mission. This month, we talked to Andres Sahun, our Frontend Lead

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How to implement remote services for machine manufacturers

Remote access to production machines is increasingly becoming the focus of attention as digitisation progresses. Almost all manufacturers now offer service packages that enable remote access to their machines. While production companies benefit from significantly shorter response times in the event of malfunctions and lower costs for maintenance visits, new business models arise for machine manufacturers, which ideally lead to optimised, long-term customer retention.
But in reality, not all that glitters is gold, even when it comes to remote services. Excessive implementation costs, disinterested end users or security concerns are just some of the pitfalls lurking for machine manufacturers.

In this article, you will learn how to implement remote services securely, quickly and without financial risks and what challenges need to be overcome in remote access.

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Labour shortage in procurement: Purchasing is running out of junior staff

There is hardly any other occupational sector where more vacancies are currently being advertised than in the area of procurement. Digitalisation does not stop at procurement, but hardly any industry insiders assume that digital solutions will become a job destroyer. On the contrary: digitalisation will make the profession more diverse, more dynamic and more challenging. Salaries in strategic and operational purchasing are already over 45,000 euros a year for career starters, and with growing experience up to 90,000 euros are possible. Nevertheless, a dangerous trend is currently emerging. The supply chain is losing a disproportionately large number of qualified employees, especially at the lower levels. This article explains the reasons for the "talent exodus" and how companies can counteract it.

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7 ways companies can implement a successful supplier diversity programme

Incorporating more diversity into your supplier base can deliver considerable benefits for your organisation, including increased innovation and improved quality. Numerous studies have shown that diverse suppliers produce superior results and improve the top and bottom line. But while the advantages are clear, it’s not always obvious to companies how they can start sourcing from diverse suppliers, especially if their current supplier base lacks diversity. Undertaking the development of a more diverse supply chain may seem like a formidable task but, if the last few years have taught us anything, it’s that it’s time to move from words to actions in achieving your organisation’s diversity objectives.

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Introducing: Jessica Korri, Office Manager

Our team members make Orderfox a special, vibrant company. While having different backgrounds and personalities, every colleague has a passion for their field of work and our collective mission. This month, we talk to Jessica Korri, our Office Manager

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Procurement 4.0 – the future is already here

The rise of Industry 4.0 has spawned a mini revolution of its own - Procurement 4.0. By harnessing the potential of cyber-physical systems, Procurement 4.0 is empowering Chief Procurement Officers and other supply chain professionals to leverage better data to their advantage. Enter Procurement 4.0.

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