Category leaders today are embracing trading partner innovation. They’re driving cost savings early in the product development cycle; improving production plans and forecasts with supplier commitments; driving continuous spend reductions; aligning on quality with suppliers and external manufacturers; and running effective supplier-managed inventory programs.
And while many of these approaches are not necessarily new, modern technologies are making them more impactful than ever before. Download this IDC Industry Brief to learn about the future of direct spend management and how technology can support your supply chain.
This brief explores:
- The digital future of intelligent sourcing and procurement, collaborative supply planning, and iterative innovation
- Key areas of technology that impact direct spend management and supply chain collaboration
- Fascinating use cases of modern technologies