New Report Examines E-Procurement Offerings
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CA—A new report looks at print buyers’ interests in and experiences with e-procurement offerings, and how companies are saving money with e-procurement solutions.
Titled “The Print e-Procurement Marketplace: 2007 Print Buyer Survey Results,” the report results from the EDSF research grant and mentor program. Among the findings:
• Thirty-eight percent of large and very large companies report print procurement savings between 10 and 25 percent, while another 13 percent report saving more than 25 percent on the cost of print when an e-procurement solution is used.
• Companies currently using an e-procurement solution undertake more centralized procurement than companies currently not using one.
An EDSF grant was awarded to George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., where faculty collaborated with Gartner Inc. to conduct the research. EDSF is the international, non-profit organization dedicated to the document management and graphic communications industries.
The report is available now as a free download at www.edsf.org.