2017 Supplier Management Report
Leveraging Strategic Supplier Management Technology to Reduce Risk and Improve Supplier Relationships
Managing suppliers safely and efficiently has a great impact on a company’s stability and bottom line—especially if companies are managing a large amount of suppliers and spend, or if they have complex supply chain processes. Successful business-to-business (B2B) operations depend heavily on communication, collaboration, and trust among all parties. Without proper strategies in place to manage supplier relationships, companies put those operations at major risk.
To effectively manage supplier-related processes, organizations must take a holistic, mutually beneficial, and controlled approach to supplier management. One way they can do this is by leveraging today’s advanced supplier management software—supplier networks and supplier information management (SIM) software.
This Report Includes:
- Supplier Management Trends Among North American Organizations
- Features and Functionality of Electronic Supplier Network and Supplier Information Management (SIM) Software
- Supplier Management Best Practices
- A Few Leading Supplier Network and SIM Software Providers