Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Fourth Edition!

The Fourth Edition of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management continues its tradition of examining purchasing as it relates to other functions and systems within the organization such as marketing, logistics, and operations. Author W.C. Benton uses a step-by-step approach, helping students understand the tools to make analysis-driven purchasing decisions.

Key Features:

  • Fully updated to reflect the latest trends in the field 
  • Real-world examples and cases illustrate key purchasing concepts and strategies 
  • Chapters devoted to special purchasing applications in transportation, equipment, health care, and other professional services

This site features an array of free resources you can access anytime, anywhere.


We gratefully acknowledge W.C. Benton for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Mariah Jeffery of Northwestern State University of Louisiana and Benito Garza of South Texas College for developing the resources on this site.