A new report on e-procurement in the laboratory supply sector is available from trade association Gambica
The report is the result of recent work, supported by Gambica and
UK online for business, to develop suppliers' awareness of
e-procurement in the laboratory supplies and related sectors.
work arose from industry concerns that suppliers, particularly
smaller suppliers, are at risk of losing business, unless they
become more familiar with electronic trading and more aware of
their customers emerging requirements in this field.
outlines a number of issues common to most sectors and highlights
the importance of supplier readiness to offer electronic business
solutions to key customers.
It also notes the diversity of IT
systems currently being used for e-commerce and procurement in
The report is available at no charge upon request