A category is a group of related goods or services based on broadly similar characteristics. Examples: packaging category, energy category, etc. Categories can further be divided into sub-categories based on unique characteristics of the materials.

Unified Procurement Platform

SMART by GEP® is a cloud-based, source-to-pay procurement software that delivers comprehensive spend, sourcing and procurement functionality in a single, unified platform native to cloudmobile and touch technologies this would be below unified procurement platform