The opposite of outsourcing, insourcing, or ‘contracting in’, is usually defined as the deliberate sourcing of services from internal providers. Insourcing may be chosen to ensure control is maintained of critical processes or because the external supply market lacks capacity or capability. See also Sourcing.« 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.