Open Science Research Excellence
%0 Journal Article
%A Eulálio G. Campelo F. and  Wolffried Stucky
%D 2007 
%J  International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering
%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
%I International Science Index 4, 2007
%T The Supplier Relationship Management Market Trends 
%U http://waset.org/publications/5051
%V 4
%X The paper introduces and discusses definitions and concepts from the supplier relationship management area. This review has the goal to provide readers with the basic conditions to understand the market mechanisms and the technological developments of the SRM market. Further on, the work gives a picture of the actual business environment in which the SRM vendors are in, and the main trends in the field, based on the main SRM functionalities i.e. e-Procurement, e-Sourcing and Supplier Enablement, which indicates users and software providers the future technological developments and practises that will take place in this area in the next couple of years. 
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