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Application of Technology


E-Procurement systems can be utilised in the Request for Information (RFI), Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) process as well as for e-Tendering, e-Auctioning, vendor management, catalogue management, purchase ordering, order status, shipment status, e-invoicing, e-payment and contract management.

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