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Index E-procurement

E-procurement (electronic procurement, sometimes also known as supplier exchange) is the business-to-business or business-to-consumer or business-to-government purchase and sale of supplies, work, and services through the Internet as well as other information and networking systems, such as electronic data interchange and enterprise resource planning. [1]

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Business-to-business (B2B or, in some countries, BtoB) refers to a situation where one business makes a commercial transaction with another.

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Business-to-government (B2G) or business-to-administration (B2A) is a derivative of B2B marketing and often referred to as a market definition of "public sector marketing" which encompasses marketing products and services to various government levels through integrated marketing communications techniques such as strategic public relations, branding, marketing communications (marcom), advertising, and web-based communications.

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Complex sales

Complex sales, also known as Enterprise sales, can refer to a method of trading sometimes used by organizations when procuring large contracts for goods and/or services where the customer takes control of the selling process by issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) and requiring a proposal response from previously identified or interested suppliers.

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Construction bidding

Construction bidding is the process of submitting a proposal (tender) to undertake, or manage the undertaking of a construction project.

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Contract A

In Canadian contract law, Contract A is a concept that has recently been applied by courts regarding the fair and equal treatment of bidders in a contract tendering process.

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E-government (short for electronic government) is the use of electronic communications devices, computers and the Internet to provide public services to citizens and other persons in a country or region.

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Electronic data interchange

Electronic data interchange (EDI) is the concept of businesses electronically communicating information to that which was traditionally communicated on paper.

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Electronic invoicing

Electronic invoicing (also called e-invoicing) is a form of electronic billing.

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Enterprise resource planning

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is the integrated management of core business processes, often in real-time and mediated by software and technology.

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In procurement technology, ERFx (or eRFx) is an acronym for Electronic Request For, where x can be Proposal (RFP), Quotation (RFQ), Information (RFI) or Tender (RFT).

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Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.

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European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is an international financial institution founded in 1991.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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GeBIZ is a Government-to-business (G2B) Public eProcurement business centre where suppliers can conduct electronic commerce with the Singapore Government.

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In economics, goods are materials that satisfy human wants and provide utility, for example, to a consumer making a purchase of a satisfying product.

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Government procurement

Government procurement or public procurement is the procurement of goods, services or constructions on behalf of a public authority, such as a government agency.

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Guadalajara is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara.

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The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

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Online Banking ePayments

Online Banking ePayments (OBeP) is a type of payments network, developed by the banking industry in conjunction with technology providers, specifically designed to address the unique requirements of payments made via the Internet.

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In business, outsourcing is an agreement in which one company contracts its own internal activity to a different company.

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Procurement is the process of finding, agreeing terms and acquiring goods, services or works from an external source, often via a tendering or competitive bidding process.

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Procurement G6

The Procurement G6 is an informal group of the six national Central Purchasing Bodies, leaders on e-procurement and framework agreements.

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Proposal (business)

A business proposal is a written offer from a seller to a prospective buyer.

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ProZorro (Ukrainian: Прозоро – transparent, clear) is a public e-procurement system and a symbol of dramatic reform of government procurement in Ukraine.

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Public eProcurement

The term Public eProcurement ("electronic procurement" in the public sector) refers, in Singapore, Ukraine, Europe and Canada, to the use of electronic means in conducting a public procurement procedure for the purchase of goods, works or services.

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Purchase-to-pay, often abbreviated to P2P and also called req to cheque, refers to the business processes that cover activities of requesting (requisitioning), purchasing, receiving, paying for and accounting for goods and services.

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Request for information

A request for information (RFI) is a standard business process whose purpose is to collect written information about the capabilities of various suppliers.

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Request for proposal

A request for proposal (RFP) is a document that solicits proposal, often made through a bidding process, by an agency or company interested in procurement of a commodity, service, or valuable asset, to potential suppliers to submit business proposals.

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Request for quotation

A request for quotation (RfQ) is a standard business process whose purpose is to invite suppliers into a bidding process to bid on specific products or services.

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Request for tender

A request for tenders (RFT) is a formal, structured invitation to suppliers to submit a bid to supply products or services.

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Retail is the process of selling consumer goods or services to customers through multiple channels of distribution to earn a profit.

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Reverse auction

A reverse auction is a type of auction in which the roles of buyer and seller are reversed.

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Service (economics)

In economics, a service is a transaction in which no physical goods are transferred from the seller to the buyer.

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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Strategic sourcing

Strategic sourcing is an institutional procurement process that continuously improves and re-evaluates the purchasing activities of a company.

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System for Award Management

The Central Contractor Registration (CCR) was the primary supplier database for the U.S. Federal government until July 30, 2012.

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Tender notification

A tender notification is an online service, which in more recent times is provided through the delivery model software as a service.

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Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-procurement

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