Procurement Research Reports & Publications


A CFO's Guide to Procurement and Invoice Management Benchmarking

While procure-to-pay processes have not been a key focus of Finance Leaders, they do render numerous benefits to these leaders ranging from increased cost saving opportunities, real time visibility into costs and resources to higher strategic savings due to streamlined...

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Efficient Procurement Through eCatalogs

eCatalog systems have been designed to support the indirect purchasing process by making information required for purchasing the products easily accessible. eCatalogs help buyers to search for products and suppliers, place orders and track them online through the eProcurement...

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Benchmarking the Cost of Procurement as a Percentage of Spend

Benchmarking procurement cost as a percentage of spend helps companies understand their overall costs to run the procurement organization, including labor, outsourcing, technology and other costs. However, benchmarking is not in itself a solution; rather, it is a systematic...

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A Framework for Disclosure in Public-Private Partnerships

Technical guidance for systematic, proactive pre- and post-procurement disclosure of information in public-private partnership programs. The World Bank Group recommends a systematic structure for proactively disclosing information through this Framework for Disclosure in...

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Benchmarking Public-Private Partnerships Procurement 2017

Many economies are yet to adopt broadly recognized good practices to prepare, procure, and manage Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). This report flags potential improvements that can help governments fill the gap to provide better PPP procurement and enable better infrastructure...

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E-Library of Public Procurement Good Practices

The European Commission has developed an online repository to share the good practices which can be adopted by various public organizations to improve public procurement. The e-library contains descriptive information designed to inform a decision-maker about adopting the good...

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