Article Index - Results

1999 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.

  • Avoid the Transaction Cost Trap Members Only Content
    Robert Mann and Randall Garber, January, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 21.

    Transaction costs rise when purchasers compete for the same goods in an inaccessible market, or when suppliers heighten perceived "differences" for their goods charging a premium for such differences.

  • Bridging the Credibility Gap Members Only Content
    Ted Williams, February, Vol. 10, No. 2, p. 6.

    Cost saving strategies function effectively when they are well-substantiated to suppliers.

  • Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are Members Only Content
    Nandita Ravulur, February, Vol. 10, No. 2, p. 53.

    Work closely with your key suppliers to discover hidden inventory costs.

  • Great Ideas From Within Members Only Content
    Mitchell A. Millstein, CPIM, C.P.M. and R.O. McLaughlin, C.P.M., March, Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    Look to your internal customers for cost-cutting ideas.

  • Money on the Table Members Only Content
    Liz Young, January, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 55.

    Year after year, your organization sets another 10 percent cost reduction goal. Year after year, you meet that goal. Was there really that much money on the table the first time around?

  • Orchestrating a Successful Cost Management Program Members Only Content
    Mark Nothaft, October, Vol. 10, No. 10, p. 33. (Exam Alert: )

    Today's intensely competitive business environment demands that organizations become experts at developing low-cost, high-quality products and services that have the functionality customers expect. Cost management can help.

  • Selecting the Prime Cuts Members Only Content
    Rick Carr, January, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 10. (Exam Alert: )

    Trimming the supplier base requires a hard look at numbers and your strategic sourcing needs.

  • The ABCs of "Fair" Costing Members Only Content
    Lisa M. Ellram, Ph.D., C.P.M., CPA, C.M.A., March, Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 39. (Exam Alert: )

    An in-depth study of your organization's and supplier's cost systems can lead to effective implementation of activity based costing.