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ALSO CALLED: Sourcing, Strategic Sourcing, SRM, e-Sourcing
DEFINITION: Supplier relationship management is a comprehensive approach to managing an enterprise's interactions with the organizations that supply the goods and services it uses. The goal of supplier relationship management (SRM) is to streamline and make more effective the processes between an enterprise and its suppliers just as customer relationship management (CRM) is intended to streamline and make more  … 
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Supplier Management: Five Simple Things Your Organization Can Do to Improve Supplier Performance
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: If you purchase goods and services from third parties to support your business processes, developing a solid supplier management strategy is crucial to your success. Access this paper to learn 7 features that make up an effective policy, how to use the ITIL to help during your program's creation, and much more.
Posted: 29 Jan 2013 | Published: 29 Jan 2013

Global Knowledge

CW+: PA Consulting: Customer-supplier relationships in the cloud
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Organisations need to start getting to grips with imminent changes to the supplier landscape; that way, they will be ready to move if and when the time is right.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

The Opportunities and Risks of Multi Tier Supply Chains
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore new thinking on how to manage the increasing complexity of today's supply chains – and how leading companies are evolving their approach to encompass multitier business networks enabled by electronic data exchange. They are jettisoning traditional EDI for simpler, more affordable automation techniques.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

SAP America, Inc.

The Case for Contract Management -- Why You Should Get Started Today
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How well-versed are you in the three key areas of contract lifecycle management (CLM) that will give you the visibility to control your contracts and comply with regulations? Take this quick quiz to determine your contract competency and understand whether a CLM solution would benefit your organization.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Power Your Procurement Evolution with SAP Supplier Relationship Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are seeking to increase bottom-line cost savings through sourcing and procurement functions. To generate value, forward-looking organizations are strengthening supplier relationships and  making procurement a more strategic focus in the organization.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

SAP America, Inc.

An On-Demand Sourcing Solution for Rapid and Sustainable Savings
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many procurement organizations struggle to meet savings goals with an overworked staff using time-consuming, manual processes or outdated systems. Read this paper to learn how to better collaborate with key stakeholders, qualify suppliers, ensure a competitive bidding process, and negotiate contract terms with suppliers.
Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 May 2011

SAP America, Inc.

An On-Demand Solution to Optimize Contract Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn three ways your company can get the most out of its contracts by ensuring that the agreements you enter into are low in risk and that contractual terms are being observed and met.
Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2011

SAP America, Inc.

American Shipper Best Practices in Intl Transportation Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report draws on American Shipper's benchmarking series and highlights actionable best practices for professionals involved in global supply chain management. This includes suggestions for improving processes, addressing technology, and ultimately delivering better results. 
Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Strategic Supplier Mandate: Three Principles to Deliver Transparency Across the Supply Base
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this article to discover the three supplier management initiatives that have helped market-leading procurement organizations drive innovation, increase productivity and mitigate risk.
Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Reengineering the Foundation for B2B Information Exchange in the Supply Chain
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Cloud platforms represent a radical shift in how companies exchange information with one another across global supply chain networks. Read this white paper to learn how the cloud is enabling manufacturers and suppliers to become agile and more efficient than ever.
Posted: 27 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

GT Nexus

3 Questions to Ensure You’re Collaborating Effectively Across Your Supply Chain
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To drive market share, sales, product adoption and greater efficiency, many businesses are strategically partnering with suppliers and other supply chain participants to collaborate and share information. In this white paper, find answers to three of the top concerns for organizations developing these collaborative supply chain networks.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Usability and Compliance: The Carrots and Sticks that Drive E-Procurement Success
sponsored by Simplifying-IT
WHITE PAPER: Enhancing usability is the key to getting beyond tacit user acceptance of an e-Procurement system to the full adoption and compliance that yields cost reduction and full ROI. Read this paper to learn the full compliance strategies that best-in-class organizations are using for their e-Procurement implementations.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012


E-Procurement Usability: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
sponsored by Simplifying-IT
WHITE PAPER: A costly, complicated migration to a best-of-breed e-Procurement platform is not the only way to achieve a consumer-friendly user interface (UI) and ensure user adoption. Read this paper to discover a cost-effective alternative that allows SAP ERP users to leverage their existing infrastructure to achieve e-Procurement adoption.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2010


Rapid Time to Value for SAP® Supplier Relationship Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many companies already using the SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) application choose to also deploy the SAP supplier relationship management (SRM) application to optimize their procurement processes and strategies. Read this paper to learn more about SAP SRM.
Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Managing Spend in a Distribution Environment
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for best practices on how to integrate supplier relationship management (SRM) into your overall distribution enterprise strategy.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

Supply Network Collaboration in a Solution Provider Network
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how manufacturers are adding value to product offerings with a new business model. Using their ecosystems to build a solution provider network, they are enabling supply network collaboration with suppliers, engineers, and financial services organizations, as well as developing industry coalitions to drive more value to customers.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Implementable Best Practices Speed Chemical Industry SAP ERP Deployments
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read ARC's view on how SAP's best practices and SAP Business All-in-One solutions for chemicals ensure rapid deployment with low risk for small and midsize companies.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

How to Use the Six Laws of Persuasion during a Negotiation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover the Six Laws of Persuasion and learn how to use them to conduct more effective negotiations.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Global Knowledge

Designed to Manage Lean Principles
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers will continue to leverage technology to stay competitive. Read this paper to learn how with the Vantage fully integrated enterprise solution, you will be prepared to meet the challenges of today's market place-becoming lean to do so
Posted: 03 Sep 2008 | Published: 03 Sep 2008

Epicor Software Corporation

Intelligent Document Automation Increases Purchasing Process Efficiency with SAP Systems
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Purchasing is an essential business process that often remains bound to manual document delivery. Discover how document automation can help SAP users increase operational efficiencies and customer satisfaction and also improve supplier relationships.
Posted: 12 Sep 2007 | Published: 10 Sep 2007

Esker Inc.

5 Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Improve productivity and customer service with a lean approach to manufacturing. Read this white paper to learn how ERP works with lean to identify value and non-value components with your SAP system to give you a competitive edge.
Posted: 25 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Epicor Software Corporation
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SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  effective the processes between an enterprise and its customers. SRM includes both business practices and software and is part of the information flow component of supply chain management (SCM). SRM practices create a common frame of reference to enable effective communication between an enterprise and suppliers who may use quite different business practices and terminology. As a result, SRM increases the efficiency of processes associated with acquiring goods and services, managing inventory, and processing materials. According to proponents, the use of SRM software can lead to lower production … 
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