Procurement Software in the US - Procurement Research Report


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Procurement Software Procurement in the US

This report is intended to assist buyers of procurement software, which helps businesses track the activities of procurement departments. This software is used in every part of the procurement process, from drafting requests and vendor selection to invoicing, payment and receipt verification. Typical buyers in this market include manufacturers, government agencies, healthcare providers and finance and insurance firms. Providers include large vendors and small vendors. Procurement software is also known as procure-to-pay software. This report excludes supply chain management software, inventory management software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and source-to-pay software.


AT A GLANCE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

PRICE ENVIRONMENT
Price Fundamentals
Price Drivers
Recent Price Trend
Price Forecast

PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Product Life Cycle
Total Cost of Ownership
Product Specialization
Related Goods
Substitute Goods
Regulation

Quality Control

SUPPLY CHAIN & VENDORS
Supply Chain Dynamics
Competitive Environment
Market Profitability
Switching Cost

PURCHASING PROCESS
Buying Basics
Key RFP Elements
NEGOTIATION STATISTICS

BUYER POWER SCORE COMPONENTS

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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