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How to Maximize Supplier Participation in Sourcing and Procurement Digital Initiatives in the Supply Chain

Published: 21 June 2017

ID: G00328916

Analyst(s): Miguel Cossio , William McNeill , Laurel Lippay


Positive supplier experience is key for sourcing technology projects to be successful. This research outlines what supply chain leaders can do to maximize engagement and increase supplier participation to ensure a successful project.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Collaborate on Sourcing and Procurement Digital Initiatives
  • Create a Comprehensive Supplier Support Plan That Covers Technical and Business Issues
    • Clean Up Your Data
    • Solicit Third-Party Support
    • Incorporate Technical Issues Into Your Supplier Communications
  • Choose a Technology Vendor That Offers Various Methods of Data Exchange

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