The Effect Of Supplier Collaboration In Procurement And Operational Efficiency, (A Case Study Of Kaabong District Loal Government)

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ABSTRACT

The study was conducted to examine the relationship between procurement and supplier

relationship to an organization efficiency with specific reference to Kaabong district local

government. The study considered twelve ( 12), the staff in procurement department .

three (3) members of contracts committee and live (5) accounting officers and fifteen

( 15) suppliers of goods and services making a total of thirty five (35) respondents.

Questionnaires and interview were used as the major methods for data collection.

The objectives of the study were to: examine the different ways of procurement

relationship, establish the benefits of procurement relationship and lind out the barriers to

procurement relationship in Kaabong district local government.

The major findings of the study were that; Third party groups, horimntal purchasing and

lead buying as being the major ways of procurement relationship practiced in Kaabong

district local government. efficient utilization of resources. lm\ cost of transaction.

strengthening relationship among members, improved communication, and reduction in

inventory and increase in competitive advantage as the most benelits of procurement

relationship in Kaabong district local government and internal resistance, inadequate

information sharing, differences in priorities and characteristics of councils. lack of

commitment to relationship and broader procurement landscape as the major barriers to

procurement relationship in Kaabong district local government.

It was recommended that: there is need lor the procurement department to cope with

changing procurement relationship process: there is need r·or the parties involved in

procurement collaboration to learn how to share information freely. the parties involved

in procurement relationship need to agree on common goals and objectives: the

procurement department needs to be committed on the procurement relationship process

and there is need for scaling down the broader procurement landscape in Kaabong district

local government in order to achieve operational efficiency.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). The Effect Of Supplier Collaboration In Procurement And Operational Efficiency, (A Case Study Of Kaabong District Loal Government). Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-supplier-collaboration-in-procurement-and-operational-efficiency-a-case-study-of-kaabong-district-loal-government

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Effect Of Supplier Collaboration In Procurement And Operational Efficiency, (A Case Study Of Kaabong District Loal Government)" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-supplier-collaboration-in-procurement-and-operational-efficiency-a-case-study-of-kaabong-district-loal-government . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Effect Of Supplier Collaboration In Procurement And Operational Efficiency, (A Case Study Of Kaabong District Loal Government)". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-supplier-collaboration-in-procurement-and-operational-efficiency-a-case-study-of-kaabong-district-loal-government >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Effect Of Supplier Collaboration In Procurement And Operational Efficiency, (A Case Study Of Kaabong District Loal Government)" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-supplier-collaboration-in-procurement-and-operational-efficiency-a-case-study-of-kaabong-district-loal-government