I am in the process of buying a new car. Of course, me being Mr. Analytical, I am looking at every report, article, blog, statistic, etc. that I can to select the make and model that will be best for me and to pay a fair price.
So I subscribed to Consumer Reports’ Web site and I am so impressed with the information they have. They have documentation of their own tests, consumer reviews, customer satisfaction survey statistics, pricing and negotiation guides, and so much more.
Their Web site even had a consumer-level introductory article on total cost of ownership.
If only this type of information was available for every category managed by the corporate buyer…
To Your Career,
Charles Dominick, SPSM
President and Chief Procurement Officer
Next Level Purchasing, Inc.
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