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Article Index - Results

1997 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: General Strategies

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.

  • Benchmark Trends: What Can They Do for You? Members Only Content
    Amelia S. Carr, Ph.D. and Carolyn Pye, April, Vol. 8, No. 4, p. 33.

    Cross-industry benchmarks can help you determine areas for further research and investigation.

  • Performance Measures: Different, Different, Different Members Only Content
    Mark Nageotte, April, Vol. 8, No. 4, p. 22. (Exam Alert: )

    Measures that are important to one individual or organization may not be important to another.

  • Purchasing for Profit: Is It for You? Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye, October, Vol. 8, No. 10, p. 42.

    How does it work when a corporate purchasing department "sells" its services to internal and/or external customers?

  • Service the Sell Members Only Content
    Erik Van Allen, August, Vol. 8, No. 8, p. 6.

    Work out service-oriented factors in the contract with your suppliers to help add value to your repetitive purchases.

  • Single-Source Situations That Work Members Only Content
    Terry Cooper, Brian Isikoff and Ted Mercado-Perez, May, Vol. 8, No. 5, p. 37.

    Purchasers share their success stories from single-source relationships

  • The Chemistry of the Chemical Industry Members Only Content
    Mark Hoek, January, Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 42.

    Industry analysts say in the 1990s, globalization and environmental issues are the two main trends shaping the chemical industry.

  • The Synergy of Strategic Sourcing Members Only Content
    Jon Ricker C.P.M, CPIM, May, Vol. 8, No. 5, p. 42. (Exam Alert: )

    As organizations move further into strategic sourcing, they select suppliers that know their expectations and fulfill them on a regular basis.

  • The Two Will Become One
    Julie Murphree, May, Vol. 8, No. 5, p. 26.

    This article is not available online.

  • They Came. They Saw. They Added Value! Members Only Content
    Gary J. Boilard, C.P.M., Mike J. McNamara, Linda L. Lancaster, Jennifer A. Rusk, CSM and M.G. Haynes, C.P.M., August, Vol. 8, No. 8, p. 32. (Exam Alert: )

    Three organizations show how they supercharged their purchasing processes on the everyday purchase.

  • Today's Methods for Handling Small Orders? Members Only Content
    Mark A. Brown, C.P.M., August, Vol. 8, No. 8, p. 10. (Exam Alert: )

    How can you keep small orders from taking over your life? Use technology, outsourcing, and other methods to keep them in their place.

  • Unplanned Price Hikes: Protect Yourself Members Only Content
    Linda R. Claxton, C.P.M. and Larry F. Falcon, C.P.M., September, Vol. 8, No. 9, p. 10.

    Working with suppliers up front to help them reduce their costs is the most effective way to avoid price increases.

  • Want to Manage the Contract? Then Measure! Members Only Content
    Lisa Liles Peters, August, Vol. 8, No. 8, p. 23.

    Contract measures help you meet your target goals more effectively. Review your current contracts to see how well you measure.

  • Your Year-End Check-Up Members Only Content
    Laura M. Birou, Ph.D., December, Vol. 8, No. 12, p. 8. (Exam Alert: )

    Did you add value this year? Performing a year-end audit can help you set goals for the coming year.