Strategic Sourcing Explained

Bargains are good. Strategic sourcing is better - "when key purchasing decisions are handled creatively, bargains are just the beginning." This article explains the concept of strategic sourcing in simple, easy to understand terms - What's So Strategic About Sourcing? where is the strategy in sourcing?


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