Supplier and Contract Management

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Supplier and Contract Management

To ensure negotiated value is actually realized, robust supplier and contract management mean both a strategic approach to managing supplier relationships while ensuring contracts are proactively managed to achieve identified outcomes.

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The Procurement Forum website is managed by the European Secretariat of ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability, as part of the Procurement of Innovation Platform project financed by the European Commission. It is a good way of finding out what ...
At the end of last year, the UK’s National Audit Office issued a very useful document titled “ Commercial and contract management: insights and emerging best practice ”. We did provide an initial overview of it here , and now we are into a more detailed ...
Supply Chain 24/7 shares their 20 quick tips for managing supplier relationships. While the article contextually describes private sector companies, we find the tips themselves to be broadly applicable for the public sector.  Also, while “20” may sound ...
This article summarizes key discussion points from a round-table hosted by the IBM Center for the Business of Government and Professor Steve Kelman (Professor, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and Senior Advisor to Public Spend ...
This report begins with an in depth discussion on suppler relationship management (SRM) best practices with an emphasis on early engagement and supplier development. The majority of the report is focused on a robust case study of current SRM practices ...
Sourcing Innovation outlines 8 quick tips for you to consider (and start utilizing today) as part of managing your supplier relationships.  These tips are focused on developing and improving working relationships with suppliers.  Organizations with good ...
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The Government of New Zealand shares how they have defined and implemented their procurement competency framework.  This ...
Transparency International describes how technology can greatly improve public procurement, emphasizing benefits in inte ...
This article focuses on key principles with several supporting mini-case studies, describing and illustrating the principles ...

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