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70% of firms will have, by 2008, supplier development programs--will you?
June 1, 2005 ... The next phase of supply management will focus on improving the management of key supplier relationships through better coordination and collaboration, improved innovation capture, and joint waste-removal and continuous improvement...

7 tips for heading off lengthening lead times.(mnufacturing methods)
June 1, 2005 ... Supplier lead times are lengthening. Yet in some sectors, longer lead times cannot be tolerated due to stringent customer demands; in others, critical materials must be delivered to strict schedules due to leaner process flows. Whatever the...

How to implement 'total best value sourcing'.
June 1, 2005 ... Basing a buying decision on price alone does not necessarily deliver the most value for your money, which is why it is important to make a "total best value" purchase. Total best value elevates sourcing to its highest and most effective...

8 lessons purchasing pros need to learn about S&OP.(sales and operations planning, purchasing professionals)
June 1, 2005 ... There has been a resurgence in S&OP (sales and operations planning) activity in many organizations to coincide with the increased emphasis on balancing sales with operations or to improve synchronization between demand and supply. This...

UPS delivers message: supplier diversity needs 'real' commitment.(United Parcel Service of America Inc)
June 1, 2005 ... One primary responsibility of procurement professionals is to grow and develop good suppliers. This philosophy must also extend to supplier diversity efforts if it is to be credible. One company in particular, UPS (Atlanta,,...