Archive for July, 2006

The Purchasing Agent’s 10 Commandments

In the last post, I speculated about the popularity of the article “The Purchasing Agent’s 10 Commandments.” Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! I was tracking the visits to the Web-based version of the article throughout the day and it seemed like it was going to rack up one of the highest first-day hit totals of…

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Purchasing Agents’ Mandatory Reading

I hope that you have enjoyed the article “The Purchasing Agent’s 10 Commandments.” Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Here at Next Level Purchasing, we track the popularity of our purchasing articles in part by the number of people who click from the email version to the Web-based version. Usually, I can predict how popular an…

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Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Increase

As I was cutting my lawn several Saturdays ago, I observed a team of red-shirted individuals going from door to door and obtaining signatures on a petition. One of these individuals approached my property, spouted off a memorized blurb on his frustration with the current minimum wage, and requested my signature on a document to be forwarded to Pennsylvania legislators…

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Supply Chain Articles

I’ve begun adding the supply chain articles from PurchTips to my del.icio.us favorites, which you have access to. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! I’ll soon be offering, either here or through PurchTips, some ways that using my del.icio.us favorites can make it easy for you to find supply chain articles on topics you are interested…

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Benefits of Six Sigma for the Consumer?

OK, so the missus and I were shopping (again). This time for a new washing machine as ours just stopped working and left us with quarts of water to scoop out by hand. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! So, just like we did/do in our corporate purchasing lives, we developed our list of selection criteria:…

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