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Supply Management Essentials: Supplier Segmentation Is a Key to Driving Value

Published: 24 March 2014

ID: G00261649

Analyst(s): Ray Barger Jr, Richard Adams


Supplier segmentation is an essential element of an organization's supply management toolset. CPOs and their staffs should drive the use of supplier segmentation to provide the structure required to effectively leverage and manage the supply base to improve performance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Analyze Items, Suppliers and Actions to Segment Suppliers, and to Identify Key Supplier Relationships

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