2004 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.
Efforts are needed at Midwest College to streamline costs and procedures for procuring, inventorying and reporting office supplies.
"Stick to your knitting" when it comes to choosing projects that are best in line with internal capabilities.
The ability of the suppliers to deliver the completed products as and when needed should be the primary focus for Upscale.
Effectively balancing procurement controls must become a reality in order for customers to leverage benefits.
Carson's initial approach should be to research Exact's business strategy and its needs from Stevenson.
A poor purchase ordering process leads to inappropriate customer buying and dissatisfied suppliers.
Hase's growth stage is dependent upon implementation of a balanced procurement policy and a partnering supplier strategy.
As a company re-emphasizes its cost reduction program, a major supplier announces its price increase.
By streamlining and automating, purchasing will take a lead role in an organization that may be mired in the tried-and-true ways of the past.
With importance on quality workmanship, competitive pricing and timely performance, a decision to make or buy was required.
A major sourcing decision for a unique product: the wrong call could affect an organization's more profitable product lines.
The need for a consistently reliable, competitive source for a crucial raw material demanded that a long-term procurement policy be developed.