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For two decades manufacturers have concentrated on continuous improvement efforts to strengthen the organizations competiveness and profitability. To assist organizations in continuous improvement efforts, programs like just-in-time (JIT) and total quality management (TQM) were introduced. Yet organizations continue to seek methods to continually improve ones strategic position and planning. As a result "The procurement function and purchasing managers in a business system become significant to the overall business success" (Mehra & Inman, 2004, p. 1, para. 1). This paper will review the benefits and risks of e-business, future opportunities and trends in purchasing, and the future challenges in purchasing.