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

This topical guide demonstrates how to create new partnerships with suppliers and dramatically increase the performance of a company's overall purchasing operation. Contains excellent insights on leveraging the role of purchasing to achieve competitive advantage in supplier quality, product delivery and new product development. Covers such issues as implementing

Overview

This topical guide demonstrates how to create new partnerships with suppliers and dramatically increase the performance of a company's overall purchasing operation. Contains excellent insights on leveraging the role of purchasing to achieve competitive advantage in supplier quality, product delivery and new product development. Covers such issues as implementing accurate supplier scheduling, selecting the best performance measures for suppliers and attaining consistent on-time deliveries, decreased lead times and overall cost reduction of purchased materials.

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)

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Table of Contents

Purchasing's New Leadership Role.

Profile of a Good Supplier.

The Basics of Supplier Scheduling.

Raising the High Bar.

Organizing for Supplier Scheduling.

Supplier Quality Assurance.

Supplier Base Reduction.

Synchronized Deliveries.

The Customer/Supplier Relationship.

Profile of a Good Buyer.

Supplier Scheduling in Special Situations.

Performance Measurements.

MRP II and JIT/TQC in Purchasing—Making It Work.

Create a Spark, Ignite Change.

Appendices.

Index.

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