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Basic Spend Analysis Punch List

Published: 03 January 2017

ID: G00386013

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


What types of spend analysis do Procurement teams typically conduct on a regular basis?Procurement organizations typically analyze supplier spend data on a monthly/bimonthly basis and look at: year-to-date & monthly spend by supplier against budget to identify unjustified variance, contract compliance for each supplier by comparing spend versus contracted spend, compliance with preferred purchasing channels, measured in terms of spend leakage from the preferred channel.

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