There is a brand new supply management book that is worth your attention. Spend Analysis: The Window into Strategic Sourcing by K. Pandit and H. Marmanis, has just been published by J. Ross Publishing, and is available at major booksellers, including Amazon.com. Let me tell you why I think this book is an important read.
One of the foundation blocks for transforming an organization’s practices to world-class supply management is the business process called strategic sourcing. And one of the requirements for enabling world-class strategic sourcing results is rigorous spend analysis.