Sourcing seeks to find, evaluate and engage suppliers to achieve cost savings and best value for goods and services which can be done through a tender process. Factors such as reliability, quality, flexibility and capacity are considered in the tendering process alongside price.
First published in Suply management magazine.
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An offer, usually in writing, to execute work or supply goods or services at a stated price, and under stated conditions.