Purchasing processes are located at the interfaces between different corporate functions. Thus, purchasing processes are highly dispersed and cross-functional. Therefore, it is important to identify relevant processes and its interfaces with other processes. Together with my colleague Gerhard Hess, I developed a structured process framework for purchasing processes.
With all challenges in the economic environment the need to structure and streamline the logistics and supply chain processes rises. In this post I share some of the insights on mapping and developing supply chain processes that i gained in my projects.