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SCM-450 03 Using Information Technology To Support Supply Objectives

Featuring Bob Trent

Length: 1 hour 10 minutes

Using Information Technology to Support Supply Objectives

This module presents one of the four key enablers of strategic supply management success—the use of information technology.  Participants will also appreciate how leading supply organizations use IT and understand how one company’s home grown supply management IT system has helped it achieve dramatic performance results. 

At the conclusion of this discussion participants will be able to identify specific supply chain information technology applications and identify and review supply management IT applications, including

  • Spend analysis
  • e-RFX, e-auctions
  • e-procurement through the Internet
  • Electronic data interchange, catalog management
  • e-contract management
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Sourcing data warehouses and databases
  • Procurement cards
  • Supplier portals  

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