e-Procurement

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Future of Procurement

Future of Procurement
What does the future of procurement look like? Let us look at how digital transformation and technology advancements are likely to shape the future of Procurement. Procurement has started to get recognition as a strategic function that provides a competitive edge. With Procurement KPI and measurement metrics being implemented religiously, organizations have become conscious, that streamlined procurement processes can significantly improve their profitability.  Organizations have therefore shifted their focus from manual sourcing and demand management to a more digital, automated and technolog...
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How to measure the success of e-Procurement?

How to measure the success of e-Procurement?
How to measure the success of e-Procurement? It's an established fact, that e-procurement solutions help organizations in implementing effective procurement processes and strategies. Saving on procurement price and procurement time are two easy to recognize benefits. e-procurement solutions provide many more tangible and intangible benefits beyond these two easy recognizable points. It is often difficult for organizations to define procurement KPI and metrics which help understand how to measure the success of e-Procurement solution implemented. Given below are some important points which ma...
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Procurement KPI & Metrics

Procurement KPI & Metrics
Procurement KPI Metrics Procurement is a vital business function and impacts the performance of an organization. It may affect product quality, costing, timely delivery, and customer satisfaction. So it is important for organizations to monitor and improve, performance and health of procurement. Procurement KPI metrics help organizations to track and report performance and effectiveness of procurement in meeting business objectives. If you can measure it, you can improve it ! Here is the list of KPIs and metrics, which may help you to measure and improve the performance of procurement. P...
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9 steps of effective Procurement Process

9 steps of effective Procurement Process
9 steps of effective Procurement Process The procurement process involves a series of activities undertaken to ensure the required materials are available at the right time in the right quantity. Procurement is a strategic business function which impacts the operations, supply chain, quality, cost and profits of most business organization. Hence it is crucial to have an effective Procurement Process. An effective procurement process involves understanding & consolidating the procurement needs of all departments/units of an organization, finding out suitable vendors, evaluating their te...
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Difference between Procurement and Purchasing

Difference between Procurement and Purchasing
Difference between Procurement and Purchasing Both procurement and purchasing are business terms that are quite similar and many people and organizations use these terms interchangeably. However, there is a distinct difference between Procurement and Purchasing. Purchase is more or less a term for transaction activities whereas Procurement is a term for rational activities or strategic activities which includes transactional activities also. In other words, Purchase is a subset of procurement.  Let's have a detail look at both business terms What is Purchasing? Purchasing is a term assoc...
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8 Steps to eProcurement Success

8 Steps to eProcurement Success
8 Steps to eProcurement Success Do you want to save time, effort and procurement costs? Have you noticed that manual procurement process is person dependent, involves a lot of paperwork, repetitive tasks and is time-consuming? Redefine Procurement! Digitize & Automate your procurement process with an e-Procurement software solution. e-Procurement or electronic procurement refers to the purchase of goods or services online. Implementing e-Procurement in an organization involves automating the procurement process, using a suitable software solution. A well thought implementation methodo...
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What are the benefits of e-Procurement ?

What are the benefits of e-Procurement ?
What are the benefits of e-Procurement?   Procurement costs generally account for 60% to 70% of the total expenditure of Manufacturing SMEs. Procurement is a critical business function, affecting the overall performance and efficiency of an organization. Most Manufacturing SMEs face challenges such as limited human resources, market competition, a struggle to meet delivery commitments, etc. Most manufacturing SMEs still carry out manual procurement process, which involves a lot of tedious, recurring activities to be performed with limited manpower, time and skills. Let us now understand how M...
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What is e-Procurement? Components of e-Procurement

What is e-Procurement? Components of e-Procurement
What is e-Procurement? E-Procurement or electronic procurement is the process of purchasing goods or services online. e-Procurement software solutions help to automate the entire manual procurement process right from requisition of goods to issue of the purchase order. Organizations, mainly those in manufacturing or related sectors, typically spend 60% to 70% of their total expenditure on the procurement of material and services. These materials and services have a large impact on their final product quality, product cost, product delivery, and customer satisfaction. Hence, procurement has b...
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