Nowadays there are Best Practices to help organizations become more efficient, productive and profitable. While they are the result of experience and studies and might seem the absolute truth, we can not and we should not think of them as a universal diet, because they would abandon what makes unique an organization.
The main thing is to have well-defined processes and invert in technology that will support these processes, this way the results will be extraordinary. If "invested" in technology without well-defined processes, the result will be an expense without any satisfactory result.
Have an optimal procurement management should not be a difficult task to do and that requires great effort and time, meet the requirements of purchase, stock your inventory and have the information from your suppliers must be always available and reliable as this will allow you to have a better service reducing time and increasing the quality of your services and products.
It is a fact that current market conditions require us more responsiveness as we face a global market and thus to a greater number of imports in both services and products, as well as foreign companies in markets they weren’t previously involved; moreover, our competitors are increasingly better prepared and with better capacity and understanding of their organisation and customers.