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Supply Management and Performance

July 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Supply Management and Performance

One of the essential mechanisms of Supply Management and Performance is a Supplier Rating Program, where you will collect, analyze, and use data to optimize supplier performance. There are five questions that need to be [...]

  • Keys to Negotiation Success

Keys to Negotiation Success

May 4th, 2021|Tags: , |Comments Off on Keys to Negotiation Success

Success in negotiation requires careful preparation and planning. The following are the 10 Critical Steps for Negotiation Preparation: Assessing your Leverage Identifying the Issues Setting Targets Deciding if and when to disclose targets Developing a [...]

Qualities of a Successful Buyer

May 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Qualities of a Successful Buyer

Do you have what it takes to be a successful buyer? I’ve written a lot about the skills required to be a successful buyer in today’s world. But today’s blog post will focus instead on [...]

Benefits of Single Sourcing

In our online class “Mastering Procurement Tactics”, you’ll get more than just an introduction to purchasing—you will become an expert at flawlessly executing and managing purchases. Today, a student asked [...]

April 30th, 2021|Categories: Procurement|

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