Procurement organizations take pride in their ability to deliver a competitive advantage to their supply chains. How does an organization recognized as being among the best-of-the-best get even better? It leverages next-generation supply chain thought leadership, process automation/ elimination and forward-looking visibility solutions. Globalization and demand-driven supply network models are driving the creation of the next generation Supply Chain 2.0. Advanced Internet and Web-based technologies are enabling a new era in supply chain management. Supply Chain 2.0 is the virtualization of global supply chains with incontext visibility to one truth across the enterprise. Next-generation global supply chains are based on physical, financial and information supply chains being in sync 24/7.