Image Sourcing, Procurement, Logistics, and Outsourcing: Find It, Get It, and Keep It!

Companies now realize that relationships and processes linking them with suppliers and customers hold the keys to competitiveness. They also understand that purchasing capabilities play a pivotal role in such areas as supply base management, global sourcing, and product introduction.

Sourcing and Procurement

In this context, sourcing and purchasing have a significant opportunity to impact supply chain and business performance—but only if managers build quality supplier relationships and enable them to function by aligning sourcing and purchasing with business needs. ...

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