The Best of PurchTips 2014
PurchTips edition #318
Have You Learned From These Procurement Articles?
It's the end of the year - always a good time to review what you've done lately to build your skills. So, here's our 5th annual "Best of PurchTips" edition to help you!
Whether you are a new NLPA member and missed earlier editions or you're a long-time member interested in refreshing your memory on the valuable things you've already learned, I think that the following procurement articles are worth another look:
How To Use The "4C" Negotiation Strategies - http://tinyurl.com/mnaflsf
Creative Negotiation With Sole Source Vendors - http://tinyurl.com/lsey62u
What Suppliers Fear When Negotiating - http://tinyurl.com/l2arl8d
Tricky Cost Savings Calculations - http://tinyurl.com/mddpaqp
How To Create Procurement Reports, Part I - http://tinyurl.com/mx2ejnm
How To Create Procurement Reports, Part II - http://tinyurl.com/mzmve3o
A Buyer's 11-Point Contract Review Checklist - http://tinyurl.com/q7fskrb
Hungry for even more great procurement articles? Here are links to the last four "Best of PurchTips" editions:
Best of PurchTips 2013 - http://tinyurl.com/pu5kgmg
Best of PurchTips 2012 - http://tinyurl.com/n8wfd2n
Best of PurchTips 2011 - http://tinyurl.com/cdscshq
Best of PurchTips 2010 - http://tinyurl.com/26fogox
The entire NLPA team would like to wish you a Happy New Year! We look forward to continuing to help you have a rewarding career in 2015!
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Are You Getting The Most Out of Your NLPA Membership?
Members of the NLPA get more than just articles like this by email. As a member, you also get access to:
- The Procurement Training & Certification Starter Kit
- The latest Purchasing & Supply Management Salaries Report
- Leading-Edge Supply Management™ magazine
- Members-only webinars 10x per year
- And more!
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By Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3
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