Procurement Management White Papers

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Enabling Profitable Growth through Procurement: Transforming the Sourcing and Procurement Organization
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Sourcing and procurement organizations have great potential to reduce costs, contribute to the bottom line, and deliver against enterprise strategic goals.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP AG

Extended Warehouse Management with SAP SCM
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how SAP supply chain management has been extended to provider more in-depth warehouse management support through SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) and how it supports higher process and stock visibility, better warehouse operations planning, and better efficiency.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

SAP America, Inc.

The Cost and Benefits of On-Demand Vs. On-Premise Procurement Software
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: While there are dozens of procurement software solutions available, there are really only two types offered: "on-premise" procurement software and newer "ondemand" procurement software. This paper outlines an approach to compute and compare them.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 10 Sep 2008

Coupa

Leading Educational Publisher Asks IIS to Re-Engineer the IT Backbone of the Order-To-Cash System
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals how a leading educational publisher architected an order-to-cash (OTC) system capable of handling the demands of high order volumes and business growth.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

Chief Procurement Officer Study: Improving competitive advantage through procurement excellence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Approached correctly, procurement can be essential for driving value and competitive advantage. This guide reveals the results of a survey of 1,128 chief procurement officers (CPOs) regarding the key strategies that separate high-performing procurement organizations from the pack.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Globalization: Gaining Leverage from Size and Scope
sponsored by E2open
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn key considerations a company should review before embarking on a globalization initiative that will assist in minimizing costs, maximizing new revenue opportunities and increasing competitiveness.
Posted: 15 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

E2open

Spend Performance Management - Maximize Savings, Reduce Supplier Risks
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The SAP BusinessObjects Spend Performance Management application provides full visibility into direct and indirect spend, and helps companies proactively identify cost savings opportunities and supply risks, reduce costs, maintain supply continuity, and increase spend under management.
Posted: 05 Nov 2009 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Integrating Corporate Travel, Procurement and Meetings Management: A Best Practices Roadmap to Strategic Meetings Management Success
sponsored by StarCite
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, StarCite presents its latest industry research about where corporations stand when it comes to travel and meetings integration - and a roadmap for companies ready to reap the rewards of an integrated approach.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

StarCite

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.

International Procurement Center: Increasing Efficiency and Maximizing Profitability
sponsored by E2open
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes international procurement center (IPC) processes and capabilities, and explains the ways in which an IPC deployment can enhance your profitability.
Posted: 14 Jan 2009 | Published: 14 Jan 2009

E2open