Archive for August, 2011

Whitepaper Wednesday – The Future of Procurement

Welcome to another installment of Whitepaper Wednesday here on the Purchasing Certification Blog. Today, I will be sharing some details of a new whitepaper entitled “The Evolution & Future of Procurement & Procurement Skills” from Next Level Purchasing. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! This whitepaper is in interview format with me answering questions such as:…

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American Airlines & Boeing: Did A Supplier Labor Issue Scare Off A 50 Billion Dollar Order?

Late last month, American Airlines announced what has been called the “largest aircraft order in aviation history.” Interestingly, it did not single source the order – it split the order of 460 aircraft between Airbus (260) and Boeing (200). Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! There is debate as to exactly why it split this order…

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As A Procurement Negotiator, How Should You Be More Like A Pediatric Surgeon?

We all have insecurities or qualities of ourselves that we’d like to improve, right? Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Well, I’m no exception. One of my skill sets that I’m always trying to take to the proverbial next level is my speaking skills. I’d love for the day to come when I could get through…

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