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-March 6, 2008


Supply Chain Graphic of the Week– Key Dimensions of Procurement and Sourcing Effectiveness


Understanding Procurement and Sourcing Effectiveness Requires Analysis of a Broad Range of Factors


By SCDigest Editorial Staff


Almost everyone agrees that the importance of procurement and sourcing in overall supply chain and corporate excellence continues to expand.

But how do you measure the effectiveness of this critical function?

The graphic below, from the Corporate Executive Board, provides an interesting framework for considering procurement organization effectiveness.

Source: Procurement Strategy Council, a best practices and benchmarking membership program of the Corporate Executive Board. For more information, please refer to


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