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E-procurement offers substantial bottom-line benefits, but don’t expect a miracle overnight,
and be aware of the limitations and pitfalls that can accompany dramatic changes in supply
3 “Leveraging the e-Business Marketplace: Business-to-Business e-Procurement Trends, Opportunities,
and Challenges,” Deloitte Consulting, 1999.
Purchasing Magazine, Annual Survey of On-line Buying, 1999.
Capital Consulting & Management, Inc. (CCMI) ongoing client studies, 2000. About the Author
Scott A. Elliff is Founder and President of Capital Consulting & Management, Inc.
(CCMI), offering high-quality analysis, practical advice, and fresh perspectives to help
clients achieve bottom-line improvements in profitability, effectiveness, and market
Mr. Elliff has sixteen years experience consulting to a wide range of Fortune 500 and other
companies, with particular expertise in supply chain management, including product
development, forecasting, procurement, scheduling, manufacturing, transportation,
logistics, inventory management, and customer service. He has written and spoken widely
about these topics in a number of industry conferences and publications.
CCMI can be found on the Web at www.CCMIservices.com. Mr. Elliff can be reached at
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