The National Association of Purchasing Management Offers Improving MRO Management Seminar For Supply Managers in

FOR RELEASE: July 14, 2000

CONTACT: Kristen Kioa
  NAPM Media Relations
  480/752-6276 ext. 3015

(Tempe, AZ) -Cost-Effective MRO Management: Tools and Techniques to Improve Your Bottomline Profitability will be offered in Washington, D.C. on October 26 & 27, 2000. This seminar focuses on supply management professionals who want to cut costs and increase the effectiveness of the MRO procurement system.

Proper MRO management saves money. Discover proven methods to slash costs and save your organization money. Identify cost concepts and how they can help your organization's bottomline. Investigate inventory management, planning and scheduling, and planned maintenance. Learn keys to effectively manage communications with suppliers, carriers, and users.

Early bird registration (30 days prior to the program start date) for NAPM members is $895, $1,095 for nonmembers. Participants earn 14 continuing education hours.

For registration or more information on this seminar, contact NAPM Customer Service at 800/888-6276, extension 401; or visit NAPM on the Internet at and go to the Professional Development/Education area of the site. For a complete NAPM Seminar catalog (43 pages), call NAPM's Fax on Demand at 800/444-6276 and request document #0264.

The National Association of Purchasing Management is a not-for-profit association that provides national and international leadership in purchasing and supply management research and education. The association exists to educate, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply management profession. NAPM provides members and nonmembers alike with opportunities to expand their professional knowledge and skills. NAPM is comprised of 181 affiliates with more than 46,000 members throughout the United States. Visit the NAPM Web site at