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CAPS News - 16 Dec 2020

CAPS is launching a new boosted membership. Plus, 7 steps every category management playbook should include, new reports, and supply management news.

New Year, All New CAPS Membership

The CAPS team is excited to announce a whole new value-driven approach to CAPS membership. We’ve listened closely to member CPOs and our Executive Advisory Board. We’re launching new products focused on richer insights and more applications for you and your organization.

How to Implement a Category Management Approach

Category Management is a critical function in strategic supply management organizations. "A Playbook for Category Management" dives into benefits of and reasons for implementation.

Factors driving the implementation of category management

The executives we surveyed said the top factors driving the implementation of category management include creating value for the business as the top factor, followed by reduced costs, and reduced supply chain risk.

Online Marketplaces & Procurement

Originally consumer-focused, online marketplaces are now poised to disrupt B2B business. We discuss the opportunities and risks of online marketplaces and changes to expect for the future of procurement.