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Unilever Group and Ariba: Towards Strategic Sourcing Teaching Note

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This case study traces the experience of Unilever Group in developing a strategic sourcing approach, with a particular emphasis on the ongoing implementation of this strategy in Europe. The case provides lessons for any company considering the adoption of strategic sourcing as a way to drive out cost, and addresses some of the emerging benefits and challenges of internet-based purchasing systems.

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