What does e-procurement mean?

Definitions for e-procurement

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word e-procurement.


  1. The purchase of supplies, work and/or services by means of computer networks.


  1. E-procurement is the business-to-business or business-to-consumer or business-to-government purchase and sale of supplies, work, and services through the Internet as well as other information and networking systems, such as electronic data interchange and enterprise resource planning. E-procurement is done with a software application that includes features for supplier management and complex auctions. The new generation of e-Procurement is now on-demand or a software-as-a-service. The e-procurement value chain consists of indent management, eTendering, eAuctioning, vendor management, catalogue management, Purchase Order Integration, Order Status, Ship Notice, eInvoicing, ePayment, and contract management. Indent management is the workflow involved in the preparation of tenders. This part of the value chain is optional, with individual procuring departments defining their indenting process. In works procurement, administrative approval and technical sanction are obtained in electronic format. In goods procurement, indent generation activity is done online. The end result of the stage is taken as inputs for issuing the NIT.


  1. The numerical value of e-procurement in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. The numerical value of e-procurement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of e-procurement in a Sentence

  1. Early procurement of missile tubes and prototyping of the first assembly of four missile tubes are supporting the proving out of production planning.

  2. There is a budget of 1.22 billion baht ($40.7 million) for procurement of the 2 million doses.

  3. In the first instance, they've been a source of essentially reserve, organized manpower, so have supported logistics including both the procurement of medical supplies, the movement of medical supplies and in some countries the movement of other essential goods.

  4. Harvard University’s procurement decisions should not and will not be driven by individuals’ views of highly contested matters of political controversy, if this policy is not currently known or understood in some parts of the University, that will be rectified now.

  5. They are so serious that we started a criminal investigation related to the procurement of the ANA uniforms.

Images & Illustrations of e-procurement

Translations for e-procurement

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for e-procurement »