Beyond Price – Finding the Right Suppliers Using Sophisticated Sourcing Strategies
During the sourcing process, procurement teams need to consider a range of non-price attributes, like supplier market share, supplier performance, and supplier production and delivery capabilities, in order to find the best value for their sourcing dollars. This whitepaper by Ardent Partners, underwritten by EC Sourcing, will demonstrate how your sourcing team can leverage non-price factors to evaluate suppliers’ bids, award new contracts and be agile in today’s hyper-competitive business environment.
The speed and complexity of business continues to accelerate and expectations are high for managing risk, increasing savings and streamlining operations. This report analyzes 250 strategic sourcing programs and presents the Best-in-Class competencies for improving the sourcing function and its results.
Strategic sourcing today requires a unique set of processes and technology for a more holistic approach to savings identification. This report analyzes the intentions, performance and strategies of over 140 companies and looks to define the emergence of advanced framework for achieving best-in-class results.
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