The impact of vendor fees on sourcing performance
Vendor fees or no vendor fees?
When it comes to choosing a software platform for public sector procurement, the topic of vendor fees has been an ongoing debate for years.
It’s a simple model that many are familiar with: costs are charged to potential suppliers by the platform provider, who positions these fees as a means of reducing or eliminating the cost of the software for the buying organization.
Not all public sector organizations choose these platforms for the same reasons but generally speaking, the financial implications can appear attractive at first glance.
However, the emerging reality is that these sourcing platforms are neither as simple nor as ‘free’ as they may seem.
In our latest eBook, we uncover the true impact of vendor fees on public sector sourcing performance and results, and demonstrate why avoiding vendor fees should be a priority.