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Forrester analysts show that shifting procurement focus from enforcement to empowerment can enable smart buying decisions that balance price with value.
Amazon Business is the most comprehensive source for procurement. With the value and convenience of Amazon, plus innovative tools and features, procurement leaders in the Materials industry are reducing costs, saving time, and efficiently scaling operations while delivering an elevated user experience.
Compare prices across multiple suppliers in a single online store. Access business-only prices and quantity discounts on eligible products.
Make smarter buying decisions with sourcing insights through detailed data and analytics, across categories and a broad network of suppliers.
Consolidate tail spend to a single location, where you'll get full visibility into purchases. Reduce manual processes across buying groups - from headquarters to IT to plants.
Get clarity on how your organization spends. Receive line-item transaction data on p-card purchases, and use powerful analytics to automate reporting and inform your budgets.
Organize user groups with automated approval workflows. Specify purchasing thresholds, and set up guardrails that steer buyers to approved products and suppliers.
One Business Prime membership helps your whole procurement organization stay ahead, with unlimited, FREE shipping on eligible orders, flexible payment options, and more business benefits.
Read Gartner’s report to learn how to integrate spend analytics to make better data-driven decisions, respond to risk events, and support organizational goals.
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With a wealth of benefits, like saving money and creating more transparency, Buying Policies and Approvals is a solution that can enhance your purchasing environment.
estimated savings over three years for organizations spending +$1.2M with 110 purchasers*
potential ROI over three years*
average months for total implementation and deployment time*
* Based on a Forrester-developed composite organization built from data gathered from customer interviews to reflect the value that Amazon Business could have on an enterprise organization that uses Business Prime and spends $1.2M yearly on Amazon Business with 110 purchasers.
"Automating our purchasing process across the organization became a priority as managing p-card spend became near impossible. Not only did Amazon Business provide a Spend Analysis that allowed us to manage and leverage organizational spend and realize huge savings on most of our indirect categories such as IT, Office Supplies, and MRO, but the Amazon Business site automated and streamlined most of the purchasing and accounting processes for us. The time savings has been equally as huge since we process thousands of transactions each year."
— Josh Harms, Purchasing Manager, AGC
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