This is a template for your use provided by the Sourcing Industry Group. Use this template to develop a business case for category management in a specific spend category.
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This guide provides an introduction to category management and explores the potential benefits and challenges of using the approach.
It outlines the key stages of the category management process and supports these with case examples, a detailed case study and top tips from local authorities who have used the approach. The guide also contains links to a range of documents with more detailed information about aspects of category management.