2002 Inside Supply Management 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.
Give and Take
Information gleaned from a site visit can help determine whether or not a supplier is a good match for the organization and its business needs.
Supply management organizations need a plan of action when the decision is made to terminate a supplier relationship.
Think about the last time you found the perfect birthday gift for a friend or family member. Remember the feeling of "Yes!" that accompanied the purchase. Most likely, you were happy to pay for the gift, happy to reward that store with your business, and happy to return for more if needed — all because you felt that in return for your time and money, you were receiving a great value.
Creating a successful supplier conference doesn’t happen by accident. Learn how two organizations have been successful with their supplier conferences.