Tail-Spend and Miscellaneous Item Sourcing

This concept is designed to offer solutions to customers with sourcing initiatives by reducing their number of suppliers. Diversified Supply, Inc. (DSI) sources miscellaneous tail-spend items to help reduce and/or eliminate vendors who customer may issue a maximum of 1 to 4 purchase orders per year or in some cases over a longer period.

By partnering with DSI as a sourcing agent for these items, one-time purchases made by P-Cards will be eliminated or reduced, the man-hours labor dollars for this effort will be reduced resulting in increased buyer productivity and attaining hard and soft dollar cost savings.

Tail-Spend items are defined as non-electrical items or products that are sourced and have no definable product category or market basket.


Solution Overview

  • Vendor Rationalization
  • Area of Focus
    • Tail-Spend
    • One-time Buy
    • Low Repeat Volume
  • Cost Plus Pricing Methodology
  • Auditable Tier 1 Spend

What benefits can you expect?

  • Fewer Suppliers to Manage
  • Increased Buyer Productivity
  • Improved Cashflow
  • Reduced Cycle on Sourced Items
  • Representative Alignment
  • Expeditious RFQ Turnaround