The Only Game in Town: Purchasing Single/Sole Source Goods Effectively

Author(s):

Elaine Whittington, C.P.M., A.P.P., CPCM
Elaine Whittington, C.P.M., A.P.P., CPCM – Educator, G & E Enterprises, 818-352-4995, e_whitt@prodigy,net

91st Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2006 - Minneapolis, MN
Abstract

This paper will discuss the differences, advantages, and disadvantages when purchasing from single/sole source suppliers. It will look at the situations which require such strategy and discuss the importance of careful source selection. Some contractual items which may make this type of purchasing tactic effective will be covered.

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