Date: 23rd February, 2018
Venue: Novotel, Kolkata
mjunction services, India’s largest B2B ecommerce company in association with ISM (Institute of Supply Management) as its knowledge partner will be organizing Global Procurement Summit on 23rd of February. The theme of the conference is: Innovations deriving competitive advantage. The conference will exclusively focus on the latest developments in the world of procurement.
Procurement activities of an organisation is vital to its strategic objective of finding the right supplier at the right price. An effective procurement always depends on the sourcing costs, efficient supply chain process and management of supplier relationships.
mjunction CEO Mr Vinaya Varma said, “This conference will provide insights into emerging trends in the use of technology in procurement, and provide a way forward. In the coming days there will be a paradigm shift in the field of procurement and today’s conference will help us in preparing better to face the future challenges”.
The Global Summit will be attended by industry experts, policy makers and stakeholders in the area of procurement. Some of the key participant will include PwC, KPMG, TATA Steel, BOSCH, SAIL, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, NRDA, Spencer Retail, Century Ply, Tata Global Beverages, Star Cement, Power Grid Corporation of India, OFB and IndusInd Bank. They would discuss about the current challenges, how the industry will evolve in the days to come and the impact of technology in the world of procurement.
The conference will have interesting points of discussion varying from the role of block chain technology in procurement to reduction of cost of procurement via aggregation. Focus would also be on data analytics and supply chain management. Sessions would include discussion on: Fresh ideas in Procurement, Innovations in Supply Chain Management, Power of aggregation in procurement and Role of IT in improving operational efficiencies.
Some of the key speakers are:
A.K. Rath, CEO, Durgapur Steel Plant
Amitava Bakshi, Chief Procurement Officer, Tata Steel
A .M. Parial, Advisor- IT, Naya Raipur Development Authority
Krishan Batra, President & CEO, Insititute of Supply Management, USA
D C Joshi, EDMM, Power Grid Corporation of India*
Ashutosh Hasabnis, Senior GM – Corporate Sector Purchase & Logistics, Bosch*
Anil Dubey, AVP – Commercial, Vedanta Limited – Jharsuguda
S Sathish, Partner, KPMG
Saunak Ghosal, Partner, PwC
Aniruddha Banerjee, Vice President, Supply Chain Management
About mjunction: mjunction services limited is the is the largest B2B e-commerce company in India, and has e-transacted over Rs 556,858 crore till FY17 on its various e-platforms since inception in 2001. It has service offerings spanning the entire B2B e-commerce spectrum and covers e-sales, e-sourcing, e-procurement, e-finance and loyalty solutions, and more than 2 lakh entities transact on these platforms. mjunction has a national footprint with presence in more than 25 locations in India. Internationally it has its business footprints in Australia, Singapore, UK and UAE. mjunction is ISO 9001:2008, ISO 27001:2013 certified and is appraised at CMMI Level 5.