Purchasing in the 21st Century: A Guide to State-of-the-Art Techniques and Strategies / Edition 1

Purchasing in the 21st Century: A Guide to State-of-the-Art Techniques and Strategies / Edition 1

by John E. Schorr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471132217

ISBN-13: 9780471132219

Pub. Date: 01/15/1992

Publisher: Wiley

Purchasing in the 21st Century, Second Edition offers practical information on improving purchasing operations. With complete coverage of the tools and techniques needed, the book illustrates how to implement supplier scheduling, as well as carry out purchasing in Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II), Just-in-Time (JIT), and Total Quality Management (TQM)…  See more details below

Overview

Purchasing in the 21st Century, Second Edition offers practical information on improving purchasing operations. With complete coverage of the tools and techniques needed, the book illustrates how to implement supplier scheduling, as well as carry out purchasing in Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II), Just-in-Time (JIT), and Total Quality Management (TQM) environments. It also provides essential details on supply chain management and vendor managed inventory, two new concepts being used in purchasing departments around the country. Perhaps, most significantly, Purchasing in the 21st Century, Second Edition helps you create a sound purchasing operation with a solid framework that includes a rigorous evaluation of current systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471132219
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/15/1992
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.15(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1Purchasing's New Leadership Role1
Ch. 2Supply Chain Management13
Ch. 3Profile of a Good Supplier28
Ch. 4The Basics of Supplier Scheduling45
Ch. 5Raising the High Bar65
Ch. 6Organizing for Supplier Scheduling85
Ch. 7Supplier Quality Assurance101
Ch. 8Supplier Base Reduction111
Ch. 9Synchronized Deliveries121
Ch. 10The Customer/Supplier Relationship131
Ch. 11Vendor Managed Inventory145
Ch. 12Profile of a Good Buyer151
Ch. 13Supplier Scheduling in Special Situations159
Ch. 14Performance Measurements175
Ch. 15MRP II and JIT/TQC in Purchasing - Making It Work194
Ch. 16Create a Spark, Ignite Change211
App. AQuestions for a Good Supplier215
App. BPurchasing Survey Results224
App. CThe ABCD Checklist229
App. DThe Mechanics of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II)243
Index263

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >