Historically, procurement has tended to look at two linked but separate process cycles – the category management process and the purchase-to-pay process. But when we think about how we can achieve competitive advantage in our organisations, it is clear that suppliers must be at the heart of this.

So there is a strong argument for looking at what we call the supplier lifecycle process and management of that lifecycle. That incorporates everything from supplier onboarding to performance management and supplier-driven innovation.

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