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The Future of Industry: Direct Procurement and the Integration of AI


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This webinar offers valuable insights to the current state and future direction of direct procurement and AI applications in the manufacturing sector

In the dynamic landscape of manufacturing, the adoption of direct procurement strategies and the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) are reshaping the way companies source materials, streamline operations, and gain a competitive edge. As the industry continues to evolve, staying abreast of the latest trends and technological advancements is imperative for businesses aiming to optimize their supply chains and reduce overhead costs. 

Direct procurement, which involves sourcing raw materials and components for manufacturing, is gaining focus due to its potential for cost savings, improved quality control, and enhanced supply chain transparency. With the right processes and tools, companies can forge closer relationships with suppliers, leading to more efficient and responsive supply chains. 

Simultaneously, AI is emerging as a powerful ally in procurement, offering predictive analytics, automated decision-making, and real-time data processing capabilities. Digital procurement solutions integrated with AI can deliver enhanced supplier selection, automated contract management, smart search and purchase order (PO) matching etc.  

In this webinar, we will address how AI enables direct procurement in manufacturing industry, attendees will gain valuable insights into the current state and future direction of direct procurement and AI applications in the manufacturing sector. 


  • Opening by moderator (5 mins)  
  • Fireside chat with all speakers (40 mins) 
  • Q&A (15 mins) 


Mr. Rémi Pallaro,  Deputy Procurement Director SEA –India - Oceania at ARKEMA

Mr. Oliver Stein, Sales Director, South East Asia at JAGGAER​

The session will be moderated by Mr. Kevin Lee, Head of Operations Consulting, Singapore from BearingPoint

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