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How to manage Spot buy effectively


Spot buys, or spot purchasing refers to buys made on an ad-hoc basis to meet the immediate requirements, with a lack of prior planning. Spot buys can be challenging to manage effectively since they require urgent and needs quick decision-making.

We can adopt some of the approaches given below to manage it well:

Analyse past needs: To manage spot buys effectively, we need to have a clear understanding of the past and current requirements. When identifying the pattern of buys and needs, will help you to focus on the process more efficiently.

Set a Budget:  Pre-approved budget to manage the spot buys will help you to limit the expenses within your financial limits and cap the overspending.

Supplier  Selection: Apply the consolidator approach and engage with a reliable source of suppliers who can manage the spot buys by reducing the transactions. Establish the approval process and define the roles and responsibilities consolidator and suppliers and purchasing organization.

Process Control: Technology can help us to manage spot buys with complete control and monitoring without budget overrun. Engage with the procurement service providers to manage it effectively by reducing the non-strategic supplier base and automating the PR to Delivery process. This will ensure consistency and improve the efficiency.

Documentation: The spot buy management platforms can help us to document the spot buy and keep all records of the transaction. This will help with future audits and tracking of expenses.

Performance Monitoring: Monitor the service provider/supplier’s performance and ensure that the goods or services are delivered as expected. Keep the evaluation matrix in place.

with our Procure to Pay tool which is specifically designed to manage the Spot buys, We can manage spot buys effectively and ensure that they are completed on time, within budget, and to your satisfaction.

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