Connecting Direct Procurement with Indirect Spending to Control Costs Kyle Fitzsimmons - May 18, 2015 7:49 AM | Categories: Procurement, Procurement Research, Services and Indirect Spend | Tags: Process & Best Practice While it’s true that managing indirect spend is a proven method to control costs, direct procurement requires an entirely different set of tools and methods. It calls for a deep expertise in setting up a global supply network comprised of numerous partners with the ability to collaborate at a very high level. Let Pierre Mitchell, chief research officer at Spend Matters, walk you through direct connectivity and executing procurement with partner enablement. Direct Procurement Execution: What’s Changing? is now available for FREE download. Get your copy today! Discuss this: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.