Article Index - Results

1996 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Cost Reduction

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.

  • Carpe Diem! Members Only Content
    Eberhard E. Scheuing, Ph.D., C.P.M., January, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    Carpe Diem... or seize the day! This list of common and uncommon ways to reduce costs offers great opportunities to add to the bottomline.

  • Cash In on Unproductive Assets Members Only Content
    Laura D. Nolan, C.P.M., July, Vol. 7, No. 7, p. 6.

    Investment recovery, or the selling of surplus, obsolete, excess, or scrap materials, is big business. Disposing of unproductive assets is an effective way to increase your firm's revenue and to decrease inventory carrying costs. Properly disposing of surplus items is the last step in the purchasing and supply management process.

  • Cost Reduction versus Cost Avoidance Members Only Content
    Mark S. Miller, C.P.M. and Carolyn Pye, January, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 5. (Exam Alert: )

    Should you look at cost reduction or cost avoidance to measure your purchasing department's performance?

  • Take a Systematic Approach Members Only Content
    Jill Miller, January, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 18. (Exam Alert: )

    You receive an edict from upper management: "Every department is to reduce costs by 5 percent." What approach will you take to help shrink expenditures?

  • Test Your IQ Members Only Content
    William L. Heaton, Jr., January, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 4.

    Test yourself to see your level of effectiveness in reducing costs.