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Modern Procurement and Supply Management has a Duality of Purpose

The economic climate is fast moving and organisations have to change just to keep pace but technology is helping to increase global competition.

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The economic climate is fast moving and organisations have to change just to keep pace. Technology is helping to increase global competition, which means organisations in every sector have to be able to compete on the basis of many factors, such as speed of delivery, cost efficiency, assured quality, innovation, flexibility and, probably most important, customer-responsiveness. Customer choice is driving organisational change as the customer wants faster, cheaper, better, more flexible and personalised availability of products and services. This has created an even greater burden on the procurement professional to deliver efficiencies whilst faced with a number of conflicting priorities during their daily activities. As a result many purchasing teams have evolved dramatically, taking on more responsibility and a more proactive role in organisations helping to shape their growth.

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