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Article Index - Results

1997 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.

  • Cost Reduction Resources
    Roberta Duffy, September, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 40.

    This article is not available online.

  • Cost/Price (Plus) Analysis = Opportunity Members Only Content
    Serge R. Lopoukhine, Kathy English, C.P.M. and Patricia A. Cox, September, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 43.

    What's your priority when it comes to reducing costs? Three purchasers share how they tailor their cost-reduction approaches to the unique needs of their organizations.

  • Costly Habits
    Jimmy Anklesaria, September, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 6.

    This article is not available online.

  • Drive Out Costs Creatively Members Only Content
    Patti Greer, C.P.M. and Richard J. Grosso, C.P.M., September, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 4. (Exam Alert: )

    Go beyond the traditional thought process when defining cost elements

  • Stop the Negotiations! Members Only Content
    Jill Miller, September, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 22. (Exam Alert: )

    Yes, effective negotiators can reduce costs by 1 to 5 percent. But organizations focused on strategic cost reduction programs want more than strong negotiators; they want cost reduction experts!

  • Suppliers Speak Out: Let's Cut Costs! Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye, September, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 32. (Exam Alert: )

    Suppliers share their views about what works and what doesn't when purchasers approach them with cost-saving ideas.