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.
If you have no credit or bad credit, don't duck and hide — be proactive in communicating information to your suppliers.
Organizations must ensure that employees follow specific purchasing procedures to avoid being victimized by office supply fraud.
What can supply managers do in the face of obsolescence — when material is not needed or material is no longer produced?
Through consortium efforts, supply managers see real-life examples of cooperation and how it can create "win-win-wins."
Transportation supply managers deal with limited supply bases by practicing sound supply management fundamentals.
Strategic planning aligns what's important to the supply management department because it's important to the organization.
Successful mergers depend on the achievement of supply management excellence through meeting merger goals.
The greatest success is knowing where each theory has value and utilizing the appropriate philosophy and the appropriate tools.
Purchasing a digital copier involves just as many decisions as there are functions on today's machines.
Strategies that will result in "breakthrough" improvement need to be identified and implemented.
Supply managers are eager for a leadership role in new product development and supply opportunities it just takes a strategic initiative.
Instead of reactionary plant maintenance, processes can be improved to facilitate proactive and planned maintenance.
With such wide-ranging products and with large, transaction-heavy volumes, industrial supplies equate to a complex process.
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 supply manager is a strategic player who can add potential value to an organization beyond cost reduction.
To recover funds from billing errors or payment mistakes, using a third-party auditing service may be an appropriate option.