2001 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Case Studies
A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in Inside Supply Management® (formerly Purchasing Today® and NAPM Insights®) magazine. Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.
Resolving organizational conflict when senior executives are involved requires a collaborative solution.
What cost does an organization pay when it enters into a partnering agreement?
In an effort to cut costs, ARC Brands is facing a price crisis that could affect the entire supply chain.
How realistic is it for an organization with no prior automated process experience to implement an inventory synchronization plan successfully?
Electronic inventory management systems that unify a supply channel with a mutual demand forecast for each SKU often appreciably reduce carrying costs and clearly increase customer satisfaction.
The Analysis: Cost Reduction
An organization is assured that material quality specifications will be met; however, lab results indicate otherwise.
With a plan to save money on lower-priced raw materials, Infotab may find itself losing money in this effort.
The focus for supply managers must always be larger than just the issue at hand.
The Analysis: Supplier Relations
The Analysis: Partnering Agreements
Faced with an unethical decision, what choices are available when senior executives are involved?