Australia and NZ slow to take up outsourcing

July 2008
Supply Management;7/3/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 14, p12
The article reports that decentralized purchasing and the lack of scale and experience are cited as factors affecting the growth of procurement outsourcing (PO) in Australia and New Zealand. Everest Research Institute has analyzed the PO market in both countries and found that local buyers were conservative in their approach to outsourcing because few deals have been signed and they have concerns over the negative connotations associated with PO.


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