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Article Index - Results

2000 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: General Strategies

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 New Tool for Supply Management Members Only Content
    Rajan Suri and Paul D. Ericksen, November, Vol. 11, No. 11, p. 10.

    Quick response manufacturing is a new and innovative way to streamline an organization ’s supply chain.

  • Accounting Systems Keeping Secrets? Members Only Content
    John C. Lere, Ph.D., October, Vol. 11, No. 10, p. 16. (Exam Alert: )

    It's not only the information but the systems that organize it that can show supply management effectiveness.

  • Become the Customer of Preference Members Only Content
    William D. Presutti, Jr., Ph.D., C.P.M., April, Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 14. (Exam Alert: )

    By offering a few key incentives, smaller organizations can find themselves at the heart of a major supplier's operation.

  • Choosing to Use Just One Members Only Content
    Larry Weinstein, Ph.D. and J. Gregory Bushong, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, December, Vol. 11, No. 12, p. 12. (Exam Alert: )

    When should you use a single-source supplier? How should you go about selecting one?

  • Competitive Intelligence, Competitive Advantage Members Only Content
    Steven Clayborn, C.P.M., CPCM, March, Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 60. (Exam Alert: )

    For purchasing and supply professionals, the problem is not that they have too little information about their suppliers, but that they have too little intelligence about their suppliers.

  • Department Strategy: Driven from the Top Down Members Only Content
    Jacques Noels, January, Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 8. (Exam Alert: )

    To add value and be competitive, let the organizational strategy drive the specific, critical strategies and activities of the purchasing and supply department.

  • Following the Path to a Successful E-Procurement Strategy Members Only Content
    John Yuva and Michele J. Flynn, November, Vol. 11, No. 11, p. 56.

    While the decision to invest in an e-procurement system is the first major step toward its implementation, the largest hurdle is creating an e-procurement strategy.

  • Mentoring for Advantage Members Only Content
    Bill Butterfield, March, Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 14.

    Smaller organizations can experience the same efficiency and stronger supplier relationships through a supplier mentoring program as their larger counterparts.

  • Operating as a Network Members Only Content
    John Yuva, February, Vol. 11, No. 2, p. 43.

    Purchasing and supply professionals are placing more value in the network capabilities of office equipment.

  • Shine in the Customer's Eyes Members Only Content
    Ricardo R. Fernandez, C.P.M., P.E., August, Vol. 11, No. 8, p. 12.

    An effective supply manager is one who strives for internal and external customer satisfaction.

  • Single-Source Successes and Snafus Members Only Content
    April, Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 68.

    Are the benefits you're receiving from a single-source supplier worth the risk? Some purchasing and supply management professionals share their experience.

  • Supply Chains Get Virtual Members Only Content
    Phillip L. Carter, D.B.A., October, Vol. 11, No. 10, p. 6.

    You've heard the term, but what does it mean? Understand the basics of this model and its effects on the supply management community.

  • Taking the Market's Pulse Members Only Content
    Frank Haluch, C.P.M., August, Vol. 11, No. 8, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    Tracking the future outlook of the marketplace provides supply managers with the advantage of paying less for their materials and services.

  • The Success is in the Sell Structure Members Only Content
    Jimmy Anklesaria, F.C.A., LL.B., January, Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 6.

    The difference between management support and management indifference for a cost management strategy might be the way the case is presented.

  • Watch for System Workarounds Members Only Content
    David Harts, September, Vol. 11, No. 9, p. 6.

    System workarounds result in additional costs and lost time. Employee training and monitoring programs will make the difference in the prevention of losses.

  • Working Together to Make Work Better Members Only Content
    Michael A. McGinnis, C.P.M., A.P.P. and Rafeekh Mele Vallopra, April, Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 12. (Exam Alert: )

    If purchasers and suppliers take specific actions toward success, both parties will realize the full benefits of process improvements.