strategic sourcing

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A method of managing procurement processes for an organization in which the procedures, methods, and sources are constantly re-evaluated to optimize value to the organization. Strategic sourcing, which is considered a key aspect of supply chain management, involves elements such as examination of purchasing budgets, the landscape of the supply market, negotiation with suppliers, and periodic assessments of supply transactions.

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You should try to know how to best utilize any strategic sourcing techniques to get the most out of your product.
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Our strategic sourcing work was putting us above all the rest of the competition and making us a great and independent juggernaut.
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You should have a good strategic sourcing plan in place any time that you are going to take on a big new project.
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