The Best of PurchTips 2013

PurchTips edition #293


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Did You Learn Negotiation & Sourcing This Year?

The end of the year is always a good time for reflecting on what you learned in the past 12 months and what you can do better in the coming year. So, we've made this edition our 4th annual "Best of PurchTips" edition!

Whether you are a new subscriber and missed earlier editions or you're a long-time subscriber interested in refreshing your memory on the valuable things you've already learned, I think that the following articles are worth another look:

How To Renegotiate A Supplier Contract -

Single Source Situations Shouldn't Stink -

Getting & Using Information in a Negotiation -

The Art of the Procurement Negotiation Offer -

RFP Requirements for Strategic Purchases -

Global Sourcing: What Is Changing? -

Supplier Stratification & The Dominick Matrix -

And, if those articles don't satisfy your appetite for reading educational procurement material, here are the links to the last three "Best of PurchTips" editions:

Best of PurchTips 2012 -

Best of PurchTips 2011 -

Best of PurchTips 2010 -

The entire Next Level Purchasing staff and I would like to wish you a Happy New Year! We look forward to continuing to help you have a rewarding career in 2014!

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