Strategic Sourcing: Internal Analysis

  • Sathit Parniangtong
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


In an effort to streamlining the supply chain, the company must first focus on its internal procurement process. This calls for management to perform necessary analyses to understand the strategic implications of key essential inputs and to understand the supply market of these inputs. These in-depth understandings will serve as the foundation for developing appropriate strategy for procuring the inputs deem strategic important to the company. This chapter highlights several analyses, with examples, for management to gain insight into the procured inputs.


Supply market Category analysis Buying practice Experience curve Supplier capability Cost driver Order characteristic 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sathit Parniangtong
    • 1
  1. 1.CMBT Strategy and Management ConsultingBangkokThailand

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