Article Index - Results

2000 Purchasing Today Article Index
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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.

  • Best Practices: Leveraging Knowledge, Reaping Rewards Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye Sostrom, April, Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 59.

    Supply management professionals from the business services sector can use knowledge of their spend to target areas for sometimes incredible cost savings.

  • Clinical Pathways: What's My Line? Members Only Content
    John Yuva, June, Vol. 11, No. 6, p. 29.

    Purchasing and supply management may be unclear as to what role they play on their institutions' clinical pathways teams, but there's evidence that their contribution can be substantial.

  • E-Procurement Checks into Healthcare Members Only Content
    Mary Siegfried Dozbaba, September, Vol. 11, No. 9, p. 57.

    Cautious but curious, healthcare supply management professionals are learning to investigate the wide world of e-procurement.

  • Electronic Commerce: Heading Out on the Information Superhighway Members Only Content
    John Yuva, May, Vol. 11, No. 5, p. 29.

    As Web-based technology advances, more public purchasing organizations are venturing into the online world of e-procurement.

  • Healthcare Reassesses an Internet-Based Supply Chain Members Only Content
    Frank Fernandez, December, Vol. 11, No. 12, p. 34.

    The potential is great, but a few factors stand in the way of complete optimization of electronic tools for healthcare purchasing. Find out what the solutions are.

  • MRO: Making the Move to E-Commerce? Members Only Content
    Michael Fredette, October, Vol. 11, No. 10, p. 30.

    The new tools available to MRO supply managers will help reduce costs, eliminate inventories, extend payment terms, reduce supplier leadtimes, and improve services.

  • Performance Measurements: Unique and Critical to Displaying Value Members Only Content
    Roberta J. Duffy, January, Vol. 11, No. 1, p. .

    Challenged by multiple locations, unique purchasing situations, and a relatively new role in many of their organizations, purchasing and supply management professionals in business services set measures that show their worth.

  • Supplier Selection: Lowest Bid vs. "Best Value" Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye Sostrom, August, Vol. 11, No. 8, p. 54.

    Sometimes the lowest-priced supplier isn't the best long-term solution. How can public supply managers get past their real and perceived low-bid requirements?

  • Timing is (Almost) Everything Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye Sostrom, February, Vol. 11, No. 2, p. 66.

    Public purchasing professionals throughout the country are implementing performance measurements to track their commitments to the department and the public.

  • Training and Developing the Public Supply Manager Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye Sostrom, November, Vol. 11, No. 11, p. 49.

    In the public sector, supply managers need to know laws and requirements in addition to purchasing strategies. How do departments make sure their staff has these skills?

  • Value Analysis: An Rx in Healthcare Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree, March, Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 55.

    Value analysis (VA) has become a strategic cost reduction tool for healthcare purchasing and supply professionals in long-term and acute care facilities who use it. But, it's a well-kept secret.