2003 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Purchasing Services
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.
Organizations must strive to focus on procurement of direct and indirect goods as well as services procurement, while effectively orchestrating strategies that will drive costs down and provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
While telephone service and bandwidth are commodities, that does not mean that cost is the only consideration.
Organizations that utilize supply management professionals to manage service agreements have saved hundreds of millions of dollars.
They are unique — from goods and one another — but that doesn't mean you can't apply solid sourcing strategies to leverage their potential for value and cost savings.
Organizations are turning to supply managers to help remedy rising healthcare costs through skilled sourcing and contract management.
What are the ins and outs of relocation services? Would these services help your organization?