Demand management refers to the analysis and influence of levels of consumption. It involves understanding what is bought, by whom, when, how and why, and then seeking to change patterns of consumption so that total cost is minimised. For example, procurement processes may negotiate the rate for electricity so that it is purchased at the best possible tariff, but if usage is cut this will result in the largest saving of all.« Back to Glossary Index
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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.