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Article Index - Results

2000 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Case Studies

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.

  • A Matter of Timing Members Only Content
    Craig L. Adler, C.P.M., A.P.P., January, Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 20.

    Reducing inventory means limiting the number of pre-ordered units, pacing the ordering cycle, and keeping accurate records.

  • A Reengineered Structure Needs Aligned Goals and Communication Members Only Content
    Bryan Chapman, May, Vol. 11, No. 5, p. 24.

    Changing the focus of an organization is always difficult, but following organizational goals, communicating with stakeholders, and instituting careful preparation sets the path for success.

  • Designing a Hybrid Global Organization Members Only Content
    Mark J. Carson and Stanley E. Fawcett, April, Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 20.

    Combining the efforts of existing and new processes may be the best solution to gaining commitment for sourcing improvements.

  • Implementing Quality Program Upstream Members Only Content
    Mark J. Carson and Stanley E. Fawcett, February, Vol. 11, No. 2, p. 24.

    Solving a quality control issue may mean more than one solution to reach both first- and second-tier suppliers.

  • Lifting Supply Management up to World-Class Standards Members Only Content
    Laura B. Forker, Ph.D., August, Vol. 11, No. 8, p. 22.

    In a time of declining revenues and unstable prices, what is the best system?

  • Procurement Success Defined by Efficiency Members Only Content
    Dianna Wentz, C.P.M., December, Vol. 11, No. 12, p. 20.

    When the supply management department is left out of the procurement process, projects suffer.

  • Regaining Financial Health Members Only Content
    Paul Dobing, BoMM, CPIM, July, Vol. 11, No. 7, p. 20.

    Improved business practices and inventory management techniques are key to continued financial success.

  • Relying on Inventory for Survival Members Only Content
    Earl W. Stevens, June, Vol. 11, No. 6, p. 24.

    How does an organization solve its cash flow problems with inventory?

  • Supplier Concern at Randall Corporation Members Only Content
    Alan Brokaw, September, Vol. 11, No. 9, p. 24.

    What alternatives are there when a major supplier begins showing signs of financial instability?

  • The Boardroom Members Only Content
    Bryan Sudweeks, November, Vol. 11, No. 11, p. 30.

    The combination of poor communication and improper billing leaves an organization with inflated costs and faulty workmanship.

  • Timing and Action at Randall Corporation Members Only Content
    Joseph L. Cavinato, Ph.D., October, Vol. 11, No. 10, p. 24.

    When a major supplier begins showing signs of financial instability, overcoming this challenge lies with the supply manager’s ability to react quickly and contact alternative suppliers.

  • Use the Right Tool to Get to Better Quality Members Only Content
    Steve Lamperti, March, Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 22.

    Supplier cooperation is the key to improved product quality.