Gartner Research

Pyramid of Procurement Projects

Published: 20 May 2016

ID: G00385472

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team

Summary

Standard savings-seeking procurement projects reach points of diminishing returns relatively quickly. Category Managers that deploy a diversified mix of projects from each tier of the pyramid deliver higher savings, build stronger relationships with suppliers, and gain more credibility internally than those that pursue short-term price-based initiatives.

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