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Tactical v. strategic SM functions

CAPS Infographic - Tactical v. strategic SM functions

Tactical sourcing activities are critical to keeping organizations running smoothly, but supply management groups are now focusing more on strategy. Across industries, 41% of supply management resources are strategic, up 3% over last year. Strategic sourcing activities like category management, demand planning, supplier relationship management, and stakeholder engagement take a longer-term approach.

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