SAPinsider Publishes New Article — “The Strategic Supplier Management Mandate”

SAPinsider magazine announces that a new article, “The Strategic Supplier Management Mandate” by Frank Suetterlin, is now available in its January-March 2012 issue.

Online PR News – 04-March-2012 – – Supplier management has evolved from basic recordkeeping and scorecarding to a strategic practice focused on the management of supplier information, performance, compliance, and risk. Strategic supplier management programs can improve visibility and collaboration, consolidate spend, and reduce quality issues. In this article, learn the three principles that are essential to strategic supplier management and how to make such a program work within your organization.

“The Strategic Supplier Management Mandate” by Frank Suetterlin is now available at The article can also be found on page 16 of the January-March 2012 issue of SAPinsider, both in print and via the SAPinsider mobile app for Apple and Android platforms.

About the author
Frank Suetterlin is the Supplier Management Solution Owner in the Procurement Solution Management group at SAP. Before assuming this role in 2007, Frank was SAP’s Chief Procurement Officer. He has held other procurement positions at SAP and various companies. Frank has a degree in economic engineering from the University of Karlsruhe.

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