2000 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.
In the name of continual lower costs, an organization runs the risk of sacrificing quality. How can it balance these aspects?
Maintenance consolidation offers those purchasing and supply managers inundated with maintenance invoices an opportunity for cost reductions and operational improvements.
Reducing costs in the supply chain involves more than formulas and tables. It requires an understanding of organizational and supplier processes to identify areas of cost.
Successful cost management programs have some similar features. They also can come with their share of challenges.
With an emphasis on closer supplier/purchaser relationships, help your supplier reduce costs through the traditional tour.