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Article Index - Results

2004 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Economics and Forecast Issues

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.

  • An Effective Escalation Clause Using the Producer Price Index Members Only Content
    David M. Haas, MBA, August, Vol. 15, No. 8, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    Escalation clauses involve the use of a price index for the calculation of price adjustments in contracts for the purchase of goods and services.

  • An Ongoing Plan for Volatile-Priced Commodities Members Only Content
    William L. Michels, C.P.M. and George E. Cantrell, December, Vol. 15, No. 12, p. 12.

    Maintain a constant vigil on futures prices and options values to hedge purchase requirements while protecting the sourcing plan and profits.

  • Developing a Sourcing Plan for Volatile-Priced Commodities Members Only Content
    William L. Michels, C.P.M. and George E. Cantrell, October, Vol. 15, No. 10, p. 10.

    With the proper tools and sourcing plan in place, any changes in the market will be anticipated and the long-term business goals achieved.

  • Economic Growth to Continue in 2004
    Norbert J. Ore, C.P.M., January, Vol. 15, No. 1, p. 18.

    This article is not available online.

  • Economic Growth to Continue in Second Half of 2004
    Ralph G. Kauffman, Ph.D., C.P.M., May, Vol. 15, No. 5, p. 23.

    This article is not available online.

  • Growing Services Industry Fuels Economy Members Only Content
    Mary Siegfried, September, Vol. 15, No. 9, p. 25.

    Shift to services-oriented economy means diverse services industry will be key to country's economic well-being.

  • Integrated and Vital: The State of Manufacturing Members Only Content
    John Yuva, October, Vol. 15, No. 10, p. 22.

    Manufacturers must focus their efforts toward retaining their technological prowess, while ensuring that workers have the skills and training to bring innovative products to the marketplace.