e-Commerce is commerce that takes place over electronic systems such as the internet and other networks. The term embraces not only raising orders on web-based systems and paying invoices through electronic transfer, but also online marketing, online catalogues, electronic supply chains, electronic data interchange, online transaction processing, email and inventory management processes. See also Electronic Data Interchange and e-Marketplace.

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Discover the world’s largest Glossary of Procurement terms

With over 800 Procurement specific terms (and growing) you will find everything you need to know or thought you knew about the Procurement function. Our aim is to provide you with a comprehensive list collated from the Comprara Groups hub of training and consulting source materials.The Procurement Glossary has been compiled by industry expert Paul Rogers.