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From the pioneers of Category Management comes this first-ever Strategic Sourcing Book, covering the challenges faced with indirect spend categories, tools that can help drive savings, and examples based on real-world experience.

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Book contents

With our Strategic Sourcing Book, both seasoned procurement professionals and those new to sourcing will learn best practices for conducting a strategic sourcing event in an indirect spend category.

Meet the experts

This unique Strategic Sourcing Book was authored by cost reduction and spend management experts from the leading Procurement Services Provider, Source One Management Services.

Press / media coverage

As a landmark resource in the strategic sourcing profession, the Procurement Book Managing Indirect Spend has been the subject of industry praise and recognition.

Welcome to the Strategic Sourcing Book!

Successfully reduce costs in the area of indirect spend and watch your bottom line grow. The Strategic Sourcing Book, Managing Indirect Spend, provides you with the knowledge and tools necessary to get it done with an overview of the challenges faced when sourcing indirect spend categories, the strategic sourcing process, tools that can help drive savings, and examples based on real-world experience.

This how-to guide for procurement offers something of value to newcomers to strategic sourcing, as well as seasoned professionals. Those new to the discipline will find a plain-language guide to the strategic sourcing process from start to finish.

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The authors and experts:

Joe Payne

Joe Payne, Senior Vice President of Source-to-Pay, Corcentric

Joe Payne is a sourcing and procurement expert who has worked with companies, ranging from mid-market to the Fortune 100, to optimize their sourcing and procurement strategies. At Corcentric, he is responsible for strategy and delivery of the Corcentric Source-to-Pay solution offering, including technology, services, and GPO programs.

Bill Dorn

Bill Dorn, Senior Vice President of Product Operations, Corcentric

He has over 25 years of experience as an operations professional and source-to-pay thought-leader. Bill leverages his intrinsic curiosity and an engineer’s mindset to drive continuous improvement, innovation, and maximized profitability for businesses of all sizes. In 2018, Bill joined Corcentric by way of acquisition; where he was a partner, consultant, and head of operations for the well-known procurement advisory firm, Source One. Bill is a frequent guest speaker, panelist, and author for topics including strategic sourcing, procurement, payments, process efficiency, and technology. Bill is co-author of a popular procurement book, Managing Indirect Spend, Enhancing Profitability through Strategic Sourcing. Bill holds an Associate’s of Arts in Electronics Engineering, a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology, and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

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