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Title: EProcurement


1
E-Procurement
  • Innovation in Supply Chain Management
  • BUSI 6517
  • Emerging IT
  • Marc-André Labelle

2
Agenda
  • Definition of electronic procurement
  • Benefits
  • Concerns Solutions
  • Keys to success
  • Recommendations
  • References / links

3
What is e-procurement?
  • Brief definition1
  • Indirect procurement
  • Direct procurement /Linked with Supply Chain
    Management (SCM)
  • Focused on automation processes through the
    Internet
  • 1 North Carolina Government (unknown date). What
    is e-procurement?. Retrieved May 27th 2002
    lthttp//www.ncgov.com/eprocurement/asp/section/abo
    ut_ep/what_ep.aspgt.

4
Why e-procurement?
  • Procurement and SCM drive a companys
    responsiveness performance in the market 2
  • Aberdeen Group
  • Important part of the corporation
  • New age economy
  • Many benefits
  • 2 Aberdeen Group, Best Practices in
    e-Procurement The Abridged Report. Boston, MA.
    2001 Page 8

5
Benefits
  • Tangibles
  • Intangibles
  • Effect on employees

6
Tangible benefits
  • Decrease operational expenses
  • Cut purchasing cost
  • Improves/supports parallel departments and
    functionalities (JIT)
  • Diminution of operational errors

7
Intangible benefits
  • Business relations improve
  • Competitive advantage increases
  • Increase speed and efficiency in operations
  • Better flow of operations
  • Enhanced suppliers responsiveness
  • Increase efficiency in purchase planning

8
Effect on employees
  • Positive effect on employees
  • Situation of empowerment
  • Increase in working productivity and efficiency

9
Concerns
  • Transactional security
  • Trustworthiness of suppliers
  • High Cost of technology and infrastructure
  • Who is responsible
  • Wrong choice of supplier

10
Possible Solutions
  • Use of encryption
  • Transact with known suppliers
  • Installation of a corporate firewall

11
Keys to success3
  • Good planning
  • Planning is not a virtue, its a necessary evil
  • Need the support from
  • Top management
  • Front-line employees
  • Suppliers
  • Assign the responsibility
  • Measure
  • 3 Aberdeen Group, Best Practices in
    e-Procurement The Abridged Report. Boston, MA.
    2001 Page 12

12
Recommendations
  • Every enterprise has different needs,
    capabilities, constraints and organizational and
    supply chain structures4 Aberdeen Group Inc
  • Overall, larger risk not too implement
    e-procurement system
  • 4 Aberdeen Group, Best Practices in
    e-Procurement The Abridged Report. Boston, MA.
    2001 Page 15

13
Additional Information
  • To consult references and further information on
    e-procurement, please visit
  • http//www.cs.dal.ca/labelle/
  • And click on the BUSI 6517 internal link
  • Thank you

14
References
  • Aberdeen Group, Best Practices in e-Procurement
    The Abridged Report. Boston, MA. 2001
  • North Carolina Government (unknown date). What is
    e-procurement?. Retrieved May 27th 2002
    lthttp//www.ncgov.com/eprocurement/asp/section/abo
    ut_ep/what_ep.aspgt.
  • Catalog-International, Business Benefits in
    E-procurement. 2001
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