supply chain management

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supply chain management

A cross-functional approach to procuring, producing, and delivering products and services to customers. The broad management scope includes sub-suppliers, suppliers, internal information, and funds flow. See also supply; supply chain.
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These delays were an important motivation for these governments to adopt e-procurement technologies but concerns remain that e-procurement may be difficult to implement in settings with low state capacity.
a healthcare information technology and data analysis consulting company specializing in post-acute care, to discuss the topic of e-procurement (electronic procurement).
Coupa, a provider of e-procurement solutions for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) and sponsor of what it calls the world's leading open source e-procurement project, has brought out Coupa On Demand.
It has enormous impact on college and university business operations, and that is e-procurement.
The company, OFS, The Business Doctors, pulled the plug Friday on the DWP's e-procurement system - touted as a model for streamlining the billions of dollars in contracts city agencies dole out each year.
The typical e-procurement implementation only has 30 suppliers enabled.
E-Procurement: From Strategy to Implementation, by Dale Neef, addresses the shift toward e-procurement strategies and its incumbent risks.
The benefits of e-procurement can be huge savings, but experts warn that it has to be implemented correctly or it will never work.
E-procurement offers many benefits to PCB manufacturers and engineers.
Although e-procurement poses challenges, some vendors aim to expedite its use by nursing homes
E-procurement in Canada may still be in its infancy, but it's destined to mature quickly
In a reflection of the original internet `gold rash', where businesses herded onto the net with ill thought out and largely ineffectual web sites, large organisations are adopting e-procurement technologies without properly investigating the full business implications.