Archive for January, 2007

How To Negotiate Price Increases

I hope that you have enjoyed the article “How To Negotiate Price Increases.” Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! In the survey that produced the data for The 2007 Purchasing & Supply Management Career & Skills Report, the #1 topic that you wanted for future editions of PurchTips was negotiation, so I am all about delivering…

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Random Purchasing News Items

I have many small purchasing news blurbs to share, so rather than make them separate posts, I’ll consolidate them here… Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! 1. Michael Lamoureux over at the Sourcing Innovation Blog has posted a two-part review of our online purchasing class Mastering Purchasing Fundamentals. You can check out Michael’s reviews here and…

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Purchasing Training Tidbits

I was asked a few questions by email today from some folks out in the field. I thought that I’d share with the rest of the world my answers for some purchasing training tidbits. Here goes… Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Question: What is the difference between a bill of lading and a packing slip?…

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2007 Purchasing Predictions…Yawn…

This is the time of year when bloggers from every walk of life take to the blogosphere to share their predictions for the coming 12 months. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Well, try as I might, I wasn’t able to escape the temptation of being cliche and making some predictions for the year in purchasing…

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