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  • Supply Positioning

    An analysis of the complexity of the supply marketplace and its impact on agency service delivery based on factors such as: 1) dependency of agency service delivery upon particular goods and service, 2) risk to agency service delivery arising from potential disruption, such as discontinuity of supply or significant increase in price, 3) the makeup of the marketplace, 4) lead times and the complexity of the technology involved, 5) and the source of the original manufacture or service supply and any related opportunities. See also: Market Analysis, Procurement Profile, Spend Analysis.



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