WASHINGTON, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Associates (Kaiser), a leading provider of benchmarking, strategy and management consulting services to private and public sector clients, announced today that Team Kaiser Associates has won a five-year contract to support the General Services Administration (GSA). Under the Category Management Support Services (CMSS) contract, Team Kaiser will assist GSA in supporting government-wide implementation of category management, which includes the 10 government-wide category management teams and other category management activities in GSA.
John Drake, Vice President in Kaiser's Public Sector Practice, said, "Team Kaiser is a powerful consortium of firms already delivering category management and other services to GSA. Team Kaiser members are individually renowned for world-class category management capability and implementation in complex environments across multiple organizations in both government and industry." Drake added, "The team has spent decades providing category management support to more than 100 corporations and federal agencies as they implement or expand category management initiatives. We look forward to doing the same for GSA."
Category management is a buying approach in which spending is organized into common categories and managed strategically. Practitioners apply a broad range of tools and processes, including spend analysis, demand management, strategic sourcing, supplier management, contract consolidation, standardization, requirements consolidation, ecommerce, spending aggregation and mapping suppliers to business needs.
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