A generic term applied to the practice of volume consolidation or leverage. Demand for identical or similar categories is grouped together in order to offer the buyer greater economies of scale when negotiating with potential suppliers. See also Leverage and Rationalisation.

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With over 800 Procurement specific terms (and growing) you will find everything you need to know or thought you knew about the Procurement function. Our aim is to provide you with a comprehensive list collated from the Comprara Groups hub of training and consulting source materials.The Procurement Glossary has been compiled by industry expert Paul Rogers.