Archive for November, 2005

Procurement Project Management Plan

I hope that you have enjoyed the article, “The Procurement Project Management Plan.” I know, I know. You may be thinking: “I’ve gotten by all of these years without all that stuff.” But, guess what? Times are changing. Projects are becoming more challenging. More and more people are involved in procurement projects. With this increasing complexity, it pays to build…

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Purchasing Positions

I haven’t posted on this topic for a while, so I just wanted to remind you that there are purchasing positions posted on Next Level Purchasing’s main site. If you are looking for a job or seeking a change, you may want to check out this collection of good paying positions.  

The Apprentice

I don’t watch much TV. OK, I do admit to watching the Steelers when they are playing during my kids’ 1:30 – 3:30 nap time. But other than that there’s really one show that I make sure to tape and watch weekly – The Apprentice. One theme that gets repeated quite often in the tasks is that the team that…

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The Make Vs. Buy Decision

I hope that you have enjoyed the article “The Make Or Buy Procurement Decision.” As you might imagine due to the fact that Next Level Purchasing is run by purchasers, we do a lot of oursourcing. We’re not the size of a General Motors or an ExxonMobil, so when we have a need for a task to be completed, we…

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