Article Index - Results

2002 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Supply Management Strategies

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.

  • Bad Credit or No Credit, Supply Managers Have Options Members Only Content
    Scott R. Tillesen, MBA, CCE, December, Vol. 13, No. 12, p. 12.

    If you have no credit or bad credit, don't duck and hide — be proactive in communicating information to your suppliers.

  • Be Alert to Office Fraud Members Only Content
    Harold Kirtz and Colleen P. Tressler, March, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 8. (Exam Alert: )

    Organizations must ensure that employees follow specific purchasing procedures to avoid being victimized by office supply fraud.

  • Challenges of Component Obsolescence Members Only Content
    Debra Leitka, C.P.M., November, Vol. 13, No. 11, p. 10.

    What can supply managers do in the face of obsolescence — when material is not needed or material is no longer produced?

  • Consortium Procurement - A Look Inside Members Only Content
    Ed Leddy, July, Vol. 13, No. 7, p. 8. (Exam Alert: )

    Through consortium efforts, supply managers see real-life examples of cooperation and how it can create "win-win-wins."

  • Dealing with a Limited Supply Base Members Only Content
    Julie S. Roberts, February, Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 22. (Exam Alert: )

    Transportation supply managers deal with limited supply bases by practicing sound supply management fundamentals.

  • Developing a Strategic Plan Members Only Content
    Tim Larson, C.P.M., CPIM, CPP, February, Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 8.

    Strategic planning aligns what's important to the supply management department because it's important to the organization.

  • Driving Merger Value through Procurement Members Only Content
    Alicia Lohman and Paul Massih, July, Vol. 13, No. 7, p. 12.

    Successful mergers depend on the achievement of supply management excellence through meeting merger goals.

  • Examining Business Process Improvement Theories Members Only Content
    Mitch Millstein, C.P.M., CFPIM, CQM, August, Vol. 13, No. 8, p. 12.

    The greatest success is knowing where each theory has value and utilizing the appropriate philosophy and the appropriate tools.

  • Gone are the Days of Simple Copier Purchases Members Only Content
    Steve P. Hanneman, October, Vol. 13, No. 10, p. 12.

    Purchasing a digital copier involves just as many decisions as there are functions on today's machines.

  • Implementing a Strategic Plan Members Only Content
    Tim Larson, C.P.M., CPIM, CPP, March, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 10.

    Strategies that will result in "breakthrough" improvement need to be identified and implemented.

  • In the New Era of Supply Management, Initiative Means Everything Members Only Content
    John Yuva, February, Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 34.

    Supply managers are eager for a leadership role in new product development and supply opportunities – it just takes a strategic initiative.

  • Reinventing Maintenance: Vision for a New Maintenance Process Members Only Content
    Steve Pitsos, September, Vol. 13, No. 9, p. 48.

    Instead of reactionary plant maintenance, processes can be improved to facilitate proactive and planned maintenance.

  • Sourcing Industrial Supplies Members Only Content
    Linda Lawrence, May, Vol. 13, No. 5, p. 14. (Exam Alert: )

    With such wide-ranging products and with large, transaction-heavy volumes, industrial supplies equate to a complex process.

  • Sourcing Strategically: It's Your Move Members Only Content
    Julie S. Roberts, Manish Misra and Mark Hood, C.P.M., March, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 33. (Exam Alert: )

    Find the most advantageous moves for your organization by employing strategy in sourcing decisions. Aligning the organization's goals with the strategic sourcing process can lead to success.

  • The Revenue Stream Flows from Supply Management Members Only Content
    John Yuva and Roberta J. Duffy, October, Vol. 13, No. 10, p. 34. (Exam Alert: )

    The supply manager is a strategic player who can add potential value to an organization beyond cost reduction.

  • Using a Third-Party Recovery Auditor Members Only Content
    Corey Billington, Ph.D., December, Vol. 13, No. 12, p. 10. (Exam Alert: )

    To recover funds from billing errors or payment mistakes, using a third-party auditing service may be an appropriate option.