2001 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Supplier Management and Relationships
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.
The winners are the suppliers and the supply managers. Supplier rewards programs can help both parties work together to enhance performance and ensure value-add.
Preparing for an economic downturn requires supply managers to get back to the basics.
As conflicts arise, supply managers must identify their own empowerment to resolve such situations.
Onsite supply alliances can be a means for suppliers to add value and expertise.
What qualifies a supplier to be a systems supplier? How can your organization get the most value from a systems supplier?
Time-based supply management is a proactive and collaborative strategy that can be used throughout the supply chain from blueprint to end product.
Launching a proactive supplier development program can result in improvements for the buying organization and the supplier.
Single sourcing may be the trend, but using multiple sources may be a better strategic fit.
Efficiency, cost reduction, and expertise ? all possible through well-managed supply integration. Here's how.