Spend Leakage

Leakage refers to the extent to which category spend is placed with suppliers other than the agreed suppliers. Generally expressed as a percentage of total spend, leakage usually affects ‘indirect categories’ where stakeholders choose to place business with alternate sources.

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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.