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Elements of Successful Shared Cost-Reduction Programs

Published: 03 May 2017

ID: G00386038

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


Leading Procurement organizations use gainsharing agreements to drive collaboration between internal business units and select suppliers. Develop should-cost models to learn about total supply chain costs, supplier economics and cost-reduction opportunities. Improve supplier participation by assuring them that data sharing for should-cost modeling will not be used to beat suppliers on pricing.

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Negotiate Gainsharing Agreements to Drive Collaborative Cost-Reduction

Use Should-Cost Modeling to Investigate Supply Chain Costs

Applicability and Implementation

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