Gartner Research

Commodity Management: The Cornerstone of Strategic Supply Management

Published: 07 July 2008

ID: G00181173

Analyst(s): Jane Barrett , Wayne McDonnell

Summary

With commodity costs and demand variability constantly on the rise, commodity management becomes a more critical element of a company's supply management strategy. In this article, AMR Research interviews a commodity manager of a global pharmaceutical company to understand the best practices, challenges, and associated benefits of centralized commodity management.

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