Article Index - Results

2002 Inside Supply Management 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.

  • Building Confidence during Reorganization Members Only Content
    John Schmidt, October, Vol. 13, No. 10, p. 22.

    Modernizing the supply management function requires benchmarking, compensation, and communication.

  • Centralizing Travel Services at BESTOIL Members Only Content
    Roy J. Clinton, March, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 21.

    Supply managers face a challenge not only of centralizing travel service purchases but also of gaining a savings that merits the effort.

  • Don’t Shoot the Messenger Members Only Content
    Donald R. Jackson, Ph.D., C.P.M., January, Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 18.

    In an effort to reduce costs, ethical issues abound between senior management and the supply base.

  • Five Elements of Software Selection Members Only Content
    Jon Yarusso, June, Vol. 13, No. 6, p. 26.

    The short-term cost savings achieved from a discounted system may not outweigh the future benefits a more expensive system will provide.

  • Making SMI a Cost-Effective Initiative Members Only Content
    Steven B. Lyman, Ph.D., C.P.M., CPIM, Donald Jackson, Ph.D., C.P.M. and Dave K. Taylor, C.P.M., August, Vol. 13, No. 8, p. 18.

    Personnel from both organizations can work on improving point-of-use inventory positioning and usage issues.

  • Management Organization Members Only Content
    Taro Matsumoto, C.P.M., CQM/CQA, April, Vol. 13, No. 4, p. 35.

    Significant value can be achieved through centralization if communicated properly to staff and suppliers.

  • Modernizing the Supply Management Function Members Only Content
    John Schmidt, September, Vol. 13, No. 9, p. 20.

    Reorganizing the supply management function in a conservative office environment involves initiative and risk taking.

  • Review Costs to Achieve Logistics Strategies Members Only Content
    Paul Brennan, December, Vol. 13, No. 12, p. 20.

    A review of the logistics network and transportation costs in Deere's overall supply chain cost structure is necessary before any solutions are devised.

  • SMI for the Little Guy Members Only Content
    Steven B. Lyman, Ph.D., C.P.M., CPIM, Donald Jackson, Ph.D. and Dave K. Taylor, C.P.M., July, Vol. 13, No. 7, p. 24.

    Supply managers must weigh their options when determining if supplier-managed inventory (SMI) is a worthy investment.

  • Software Selection at Traco Members Only Content
    Nicholas Kline, May, Vol. 13, No. 5, p. 22.

    With short- and long-term opportunities for growth, Traco needed a software system that could meet its goals.

  • Strategic Value of a Centralized Supply Base May Require Modifications Members Only Content
    Gary Drayer, February, Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 18.

    Cost reduction initiatives often rely on the motivation and success of the supply base.

  • Worldwide Logistics Strategies Members Only Content
    George A. Zsidisin, November, Vol. 13, No. 11, p. 20.

    With several decentralized units, centralizing the logistics function at Deere will have its challenges.