Archive for January, 2006

Supply Base Rationalization

I hope that you have enjoyed the article “Supply Base Rationalization: Not 1, But 5 Options.” Though Next Level Purchasing is a global organization, in terms of number of employees, it is the smallest organization I’ve had to purchase for. I’ve previously worked for a small manufacturer (200 employees), a Fortune 500 airline (44,000 employees), and an internationally renowned university…

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Supply Chain Developments

I hope that you have enjoyed reading the article “Supply Chain Developments To Watch In 2006.” It’s always fun to look ahead and try to predict the future of the purchasing profession. As 2005 began, there really didn’t seem to be much exciting on the horizon. Sure, there are always developments and improvements in the field. But nothing stood out…

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