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2001 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.

  • Analyzing the Total Cost of Ownership for Capital Equipment Members Only Content
    Tom Bassett, C.P.M., January, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 18.

    Two simple quantitative methods used in CEP evaluation can serve as preliminary screening devices for management.

  • Buying Transportation Today Members Only Content
    Joseph L. Cavinato, Ph.D., October, Vol. 12, No. 10, p. 16.

    With a variety of transportation choices, supply management organizations must examine all of their options to gain the most benefit.

  • Calculating the Total Cost of Ownership Members Only Content
    Sanjit Menezes, May, Vol. 12, No. 5, p. 16. (Exam Alert: )

    Cost is a critical criterion in a sourcing decision. Yet, when evaluating cost, supply managers often conduct an incomplete analysis.

  • Getting Rid of Minutiae Members Only Content
    Ralph Harms, C.P.M., CPIM, March, Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 18.

    Lost in non-value activities? There is a solution. Supply managers can use process mapping to prioritize activities.

  • Stockout Cost Analysis Members Only Content
    Joseph L. Cavinato, Ph.D., C.P.M., February, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 18. (Exam Alert: )

    Stockouts detect needs, discover what is not available, and can have an impact on the entire organization.

  • The Outlay for Labor Members Only Content
    Joseph L. Cavinato, Ph.D., C.P.M., November, Vol. 12, No. 11, p. 16.

    How did your supplier determine those labor costs? Now, supply managers can analyze labor costs — one of the largest segments of total cost — in terms of the components and leverage possibilities.

  • Total Cost of Ownership — Capital Equipment Members Only Content
    Mary Lu Harding, C.P.M., CPIM, CIRM, September, Vol. 12, No. 9, p. 16. (Exam Alert: )

    The most complete total cost can be compiled by a team that includes supply management plus the users, the technical experts, and finance.

  • Total Cost of Ownership — Inventory Materials Members Only Content
    Mary Lu Harding, C.P.M., CPIM, CIRM, June, Vol. 12, No. 6, p. 18.

    Typically, inventory items are of low-to-moderate dollar value per unit but purchased in high volume and move through the business.

  • Total Cost of Ownership — MRO Members Only Content
    Mary Lu Harding, C.P.M., CPIM, CIRM, August, Vol. 12, No. 8, p. 15.

    By incorporating both the supply manager and the user in your MRO requests, issues and costs can be easily identified.

  • Total Cost of Performance — Services Members Only Content
    Mary Lu Harding, C.P.M., CPIM, CIRM, July, Vol. 12, No. 7, p. 18. (Exam Alert: )

    Total cost of ownership translates to the total cost of performance for a service and is an assessment of all costs that a supply manager will bear to have a service performed.

  • Where Do I Start? Members Only Content
    Roland Roberts, C.P.M., A.P.P., April, Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 20.

    Using Pareto analysis for baselining to establish cost savings can help a supply manager evaluate priorities and implement value-added programs.