What the webinar covers:

Learn how to manage suppliers with process ownership, open collaboration, data integrity and the right technology tools.

Managing suppliers involves vastly different forms, functions, and strategies depending on the department, team, and especially industry of company. Without proper supplier relationship management, companies are putting themselves at risk in many areas, including legally, financially, and in their supply chain efficiency.

This webinar explores all these components in an in-depth dissection of the 2017 Supplier Management Report. You will learn about challenges in supplier management across different industries, as well as best practices for managing suppliers from the perspective of direct, indirect, and services spend.Supplier relationships are critical in business: learn how to leverage strategic supplier management to build relationships that build the bottom line watch now!

What you will learn:

  • Supplier management trends and best practices
  • Solution features and functions to optimize your processes
  • How different verticals leverage specific strategies
  • Why buyers and suppliers collaborate better on cloud platform


Anna Barnett, Research Associate, Levvel Research

Anna Barnett is an expert in several facets of financial automation software, including eProcurement, Sourcing, Contract Management, Human Resources Management, eInvoicing, and Invoice Workflow. She is also experienced in the organizational procedures and application of software in several specific industries, including Healthcare, Higher Education, and Non-profit institutions. Anna has extensive experience in research-based analytical writing and editing, as well as sales and marketing experience.

Sophie Pope, Account Executive, Corcentric

Sophie Pope began her career at Determine, Inc. in 2013 in Project Management and Consulting capacity. Since then Sophie has held number of leadership positions at Corcentric including Head of Strategic Sourcing, and Spend Analytics, Director of Professional Services and Director of Customer Success. Her past experience as Buyer, SCM, Procurement Manager, and Head of Operations allows her to understand the tactical and strategic challenges faced by Corcentric’s clients. In her current role as Head of New Business, UK and Nordics, Sophie focuses on understanding customer needs and helping to solve business problems with collaborative approach.