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22
Dec

“How long will it take me to earn my procurement certification?” “What are all of the steps involved in the procurement certification process?” “What’s the best way for me to stay on track with my procurement certification plans?” If you’ve asked yourself any or all of these questions, there is finally an easy way to […]

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19
Dec

In the last couple of weeks, the Next Level Purchasing Association (NLPA) launched the “Procurement Training & Certification Starter Kit.”  This collection of tools, training, and resources is designed to help procurement professionals learn more about procurement and plan to take their careers to the next level by becoming certified.  It is available at no […]

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16
Dec

I hope that you have enjoyed the article A Buyer’s 11-Point Contract Review Checklist. Personally, I recommend that you never review a contract without a checklist like this. Why? Well, some terms of a contract can look harmless.  And the terms that you are reading on the 20th, 30th, and later pages seem to look […]

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12
Dec

Does your business have a detailed, procurement disaster recovery plan in place in case of a serious emergency? Years ago, an organization I previously worked for had a maverick spending employee I will call “Dwayne”. Oddly, Dwayne somehow controlled certain purse strings that did not fall under his department.  Even more amazing, his position in […]

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09
Dec

If you are responsible for establishing relationships with strategic suppliers and saying “you need to sharpen your pencil” is your go-to way of negotiating with them, you need to get out of the 1990’s! Procurement negotiation today is as much about unlocking hidden value as it is about getting concessions on price and terms.  If […]

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05
Dec

Today’s guest post comes from Priyanka Potdukhe, Public Relations Manager for Zycus, Inc. Procurement has evolved over the past few years. The challenges faced by procurement some 10 years ago were different from those they are facing today. Globalization and the subsequent easing of trade relations resulted in increased opportunity for procurement organizations to involve more […]

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02
Dec

The Next Level Purchasing Association is proud to announce that we have moved our Purchasing Certification blog to the nextlevelpurchasing.com website. Over a decade ago, I started Charles’ Purchasing Certification Blog.  Over the years, I have had the opportunity to share 100’s of stories, opinions and valuable information with our audience. As 2015 quickly approaches, […]

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