Article Index - Results

2005 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Case Studies

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.

  • Cheyenne State University Members Only Content
    Earl C. Young, January, Vol. 16, No. 1, p. 14.

    Faced with a supplier that wants to submit a revised bid, what is the most appropriate way to deny the request?

  • Community State Bank Members Only Content
    Sang T. Choe, March, Vol. 16, No. 3, p. 12.

    With budget and time pressures, a choice must be made for the purchase of computer hardware.

  • Developing a Cost-Containment Plan Members Only Content
    Aladar Kish, June, Vol. 16, No. 6, p. 11.

    With a significant increase in the cost of acquisition, a cost reduction program must be developed in six weeks.

  • Is a Supplier-Direct System Appropriate? Members Only Content
    David B. Vellenga, November, Vol. 16, No. 11, p. 14.

    While the purchase of safety and laboratory items was switched to a supplier direct program, is this the best system for gauges and filters?

  • Let the Analysis Be Your Guide Members Only Content
    Arthur D. Aramino, May, Vol. 16, No. 5, p. 14.

    After a thorough analysis, supply managers should feel confident to stand by their decisions.

  • Mindset Change Critical to MRO Optimization Members Only Content
    Tom Mulherin, December, Vol. 16, No. 12, p. 14.

    A fundamental shift in the purchasing mindset from "incrementalism" to "breakthrough" levels of improvement in MRO procurement needs to occur.

  • Removing Ambiguity From RFQs Members Only Content
    Wayne Holly, C.P.M., February, Vol. 16, No. 2, p. 12.

    The specifications for the RFQ were apparently ambiguous enough that some of the bidders were not clear about the scope of the request.

  • Selecting an Installation Contractor at WWCO Members Only Content
    Alvin J. Williams, Ph.D., August, Vol. 16, No. 8, p. 12.

    To find an installation contractor, the decision must be made whether to accept a competitive bidding process or negotiate the contracts.

  • Two Contractors Are Better Than One Members Only Content
    Wade C. Ferguson, DBA, C.P.M., September, Vol. 16, No. 9, p. 20.

    Upon closer examination of the bidders, WWCO should consider using a primary and secondary contractor.

  • Using ERS at R&A Electronics Members Only Content
    Max N. Bodine, C.P.M., A.P.P., July, Vol. 16, No. 7, p. 12.

    R&A Electronics should propose to suppliers an agreement for scheduled shipments on a blanket order using evaluated receipts settlement.