Project Management Tools For Supplier Management
Most Project Managers will agree that outsourcing to external suppliers is a key risk area within the project. To ensure that you procure the right products (i.e. goods and services) from the right suppliers at the right time, you need to create a Procurement Plan using online project management tools. Creating a comprehensive Procurement Plan for Supply Chain Management can be daunting as it lists all of the products you need, the timeframes involved, the process for selecting preferred suppliers, the process for delivering the product and last but not least; the process for managing the suppliers performance! This paper explains the 3 key steps needed to create a detailed Procurement Plan for your project.