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  1. E-procurement is a major component of modern B2B ecommerce and can be applied to a broad spectrum of industries and markets.
  2. E-Procurement is a component of a business-to-business exchange between two organisations and is done via the internet.
  3. E-procurement is a Web-based process that enables enterprises to manage their purchases across the entire requisition-to-payment cycle online.
  4. E-procurement is part of a larger "e-government" revolution; e-government promises to change the way government interacts with its citizens.
  5. E-procurement is a crucial internal step governments can and should take to utilize the power and promise of technology.


  1. The fourth article, "Achieving e-procurement goals", highlights the benefits derived by companies that have successfully implemented e-procurement systems.
  2. There is an article " e-Procurement or Procurement Strategy - which comes first?" published in May 2002.
  3. The article explains to what extent the various e-procurement models aid in achieving these objectives.

Case Study

  1. The penultimate case study, "British Airways e-procurement", explains British Airways (BA) e-procurement strategy and its implementation.


  1. This is the simplest and least expensive form of e-procurement.
  2. Heute ist das E-Procurement unter der Nutzung des Internet auf seinem Siegeszug.
  3. Parts of the e-procurement side were also customised for public administrations.
  4. An e-procurement application is management software deployed by an enterprise to its employees.
  5. Many firms have applied e-procurement successfully, reaping benefits often to the tune of millions of dollars.


  1. Research the advantages and challenges of adopting e-procurement by enquiring from your industry association and by researching on the Internet.
  2. It highlights how the firm has overcome the challenges and successfully implemented e-procurement process.


  1. One of the most promising benefits of e-procurement comes with government agency procurement collaboration.
  2. Internal initiatives are changes within an agency that do not directly benefit citizens, such as e-procurement.


  1. E-procurement has much to offer governments in increased accountability, cost savings, and improved efficiency.
  2. E-procurement has many advantages such as, convenience (in terms of contacts and negotiations), reduced costs and shorter cycle time for procurement.


  1. See here: Development Gateway's e - Government Page --- Depository of various e - government, e-procurement resources.
  2. E-procurement is catching on in government, although less quickly than seen in B2B transactions.


  1. Catalog management is the abstract umbrella term for all electronic catalog and e-procurement processes.
  2. All major e-commerce and e-procurement systems now provide support for importing BMEcat catalogs.


  1. The seamless exchange of product data between buyers and suppliers is indispensable for a correctly functioning e-procurement system.
  2. With an e-procurement solution in place, employees can search for a product on the Web, check on its availability, and create a purchase order.


  1. If the marketplace is run by a single buyer, it is referred to as an e-procurement solution or an electronic purchasing system.
  2. This model is based on the reality that the marketplace determines the most appropriate type of e-procurement model for an organisation.


  1. This is followed by a brief write-up on the major e-procurement vendors, and the key features of their solutions.
  2. Lack of sufficient support from e-procurement vendors to get suppliers online has left several of the Fortune 500 companies dissatisfied.


  1. Gone are the days of routing paper forms from desk to desk; the wave of the future is electronic procurement or e-procurement.
  2. E-procurement advantages primarily include saving money, time, and extra workload normally associated with paper works.


  1. E-procurement applies Internet technologies to the buying process in the supply chain.
  2. E-procurement is expected to be integrated with the trend toward computerized supply chain management.
  3. E-procurement in the B2C sector has been stagnant, as the supply chain links have not been fully e-business enabled.
  4. It then presents a framework to help managers understand the value propositions for e-procurement as they relate to supply strategy.


  1. The agency contracts with a private firm to maintain and design the hardware and software for the e-procurement system.
  2. The agency designs and integrates its e-procurement system, then contracts with a private firm for maintenance and hosting of the system.


  1. It explains why, despite the promise, state governments in India have been slow in using e-procurement.
  2. It explains the processes the company has followed in the e-procurement implementation.


  1. Again, the experiences of governments that have experimented with and implemented e-procurement provides a valuable source of lessons learned for others.
  2. Based on the experiences of the consulting firm, EDS, the article explains a formula for successful implementation of e-procurement solutions.


  1. It found that 38 percent of respondents use, and 13 percent plan to use, one or more of the four types of e-procurement technology.
  2. Only a small number of respondents acquire significant amounts of inventory or capital goods through their e-procurement systems or through online auctions.


  1. The project has delivered real practical support and guidance to help authorities plan the stages of an e-procurement implementation.
  2. Some companies have adopted automation at all stages of the supply process to maximize e-procurement benefits.
  3. At this stage, the e-procurement system is being tested with application modules such as direct purchase, request for quotation and request for tender.


  1. E-procurement practices are an ever more important part of government purchasing decisions and processes.
  2. The penultimate article in the section is "Best practices in e-procurement.
  3. The next article is a Summary Report from the University of Illinois, which discusses the results of a national survey of B2B E-procurement practices.
  4. This derivative book on e-procurement has been divided into three sections: Introduction, Strategies and Best Practices, and Case Studies.


  1. Under this structure, the agency purchases all of the hardware and software required to implement an e-procurement system.
  2. Once the business case has been approved, the next task is to implement the preferred e-procurement technology.
  3. While service companies have begun to implement e-procurement applications, outsourcers are emerging as end-to-end e-procurement service providers.


  1. Across all e-procurement technology models, organizations identify lack of participation by suppliers as a major concern.
  2. With the new e-business world taking shape, e-procurement is set to enable B2B marketplaces to evolve across and within every industry.


  1. It highlights how governments in Asia are using e-procurement solutions to reduce corruption and increase savings.
  2. The advantage of incorporating an e-procurement model for MROs is that the processes are faster and hence reduce dependency.


  1. An e-procurement system allows organizations to consolidate their purchasing power as purchases pass through a single order-placement mechanism.
  2. E-procurement systems help companies consolidate data on procurement of various goods, directly or indirectly.


  1. E-procurement software may make it possible to automate some buying and selling.
  2. Saks wanted to automate the manual system with an Internet-based e-procurement system that would simplify purchasing and facilitate new business processes.


  1. This study contributes to a better understanding of how and why SME in Hong Kong employ e-procurement using a snapshot approach.
  2. The approach used to implement e-Procurement will also impact the savings achieved.


  1. The different types of buy-side e-procurement software are stand- alone systems, hosted solutions and decoupled network models.
  2. Those using these four e-procurement technology models have routed about 3% of their spending through e-procurement mechanisms.


  1. Implementing an e-procurement system requires designing it to interface and integrate with existing systems and deciding where to host it.
  2. ZeenNet-s E-Procurement is able to streamline operations over the Internet between two businesses that have an existing relationship.


  1. If buyers “build it” (an e-procurement infrastructure), it is essential that suppliers come.
  2. Implementation costs are determined by the attributes of organisational infrastructure, and the types of e-procurement options chosen.


  1. Benefits to Schools from e-procurement Benefits can be categorised as cashable and non-cashable.
  2. Once the pilot has been successfully completed, the e-procurement technology can be rolled out to more Schools and suppliers.

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