Direct procurement refers to the acquisition of goods, materials, and services that are directly related to the production of a company's end product. These are typically items that are used in the manufacturing process, such as raw materials, components, and sub-assemblies. Direct procurement is a critical aspect of supply chain management and is important to ensure that a company can produce its products efficiently and effectively. Effective management of direct procurement can help a company control costs, improve quality, and increase efficiency in its manufacturing process.
Procurement Operating Model