1998 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Procurement Cards
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.
Using a supplier, or ghost account, saves steps and adds control to the procurement card process.
Sue Smith recently took over the job of program manager for Anyco's 2-year-old purchasing card program. While the number of cardholders and card transactions had grown since its inception, Smith thought the program wasn't as robust as it could be. She began a project to determine exactly how well the program was performing and, if her suspicions were correct, where the weak spots were.
What makes a procurement card procurement successful? Technology is part of the answer.
Purchasing's internal customers share what they like and dislike about procurement cards. What do your end-users think of procurement cards? Do the cards streamline processes and make life easier? Or are they another encumbrance?