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Opportunities to Leverage Buying Power with Purchase Cards (09/13/2016)
Reference: DPAP Memo, (09/13/2016)

Summary:  The General Accounting Office (GAO) in report GAO-16-526, Government Purchase Cards: Opportunities Exist to Leverage Buying Power, identified steps to be taken to increase savings to the Department. By following Appendix B of The Office of Management and Budget's Circular A-123's definition of strategic sourcing, the Department will have these increased savings defined as "collaborative and structured process of critically analyzing an organization's spending and using this information to make business decisions about acquiring commodities and services more effectively and efficiently.

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