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An Introduction to Tail Spend and Why You Need a Technology Based Solution
This White Paper, written by Dr Michael Lamoureux the Editor of Sourcing Innovation and a contributor for Spend Matters, is an introduction to tail spend and tackles some of the most important questions such as:
- What is tail spend?
- How to define the right tail end management process
- How the right technology can get tail spend under control
Considerations when choosing print procurement software
Of the £94.5 bn spent annually on print in Europe it is estimated that between 25% and 30% of this is wasted through manual ordering process, poor procurement practices and process inefficiencies. This waste can be eliminated by adopting Print Procurement Software.
Visibility and Control
We define some of the characteristics that make dealing with complex expenditure so difficult and discuss a number of initiatives and best practices that can be adopted within an organisation in order to drive significant, measurable and sustainable cost savings and efficiencies.
Spend Analysis for Complex Categories
For most organisations complex indirect spend categories pose an opportunity for significant savings and efficiencies but are seen as too challenging to address. However, savings of up to 40% can be achieved if the right approach is taken.
11 steps to selecting the best cloud-based spend management platform
Selecting the best cloud-based spend management platform for your company is not something that should be rushed. In this short guide we will focus on the basic steps that you need to follow to avoid getting lost in the process. Each of these will include a check list that will enable you to mark off each section as you complete it.
How to Make the Transition from Printer to Marketing Services Provider
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Making the transition from printer to a successful Print or Marketing Service Provider is a challenge that involves focusing on effectively providing services to your customers and helping them to solve their problems. Sign up today and you will receive our first installment, an ebook designed to help you get started by focusing on how to create your business plan.