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March 2018

What to Do if Your Purchasing Practices Are Not Providing Should be Costs

March 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Part 2: Should-Be Cost Models Based on Manufacturing Processes:   Frequently customers push sales people for fast and accurate quotes for new programs and potential design changes.  Their compressed time windows do not provide adequate time for purchasing to obtain quotes from suppliers.   Join us for exciting insights into how buyers can more easily support new business pursuit as well as design changes. In this 30-minute session, Jeoff Burris of APD will share what some purchasing organizations are doing…

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April 2018

Should-Be Cost Models: Simple & Fast Ways to Achieve Savings

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield Hotel,
26555 Telegraph Rd
Southfield, MI 48033 United States

If you have been obtaining detailed cost breakdowns from suppliers and are wondering how to take the next steps, this workshop is for you - a hands-on workshop for Purchasing Leaders and Buyers on should-be cost models.  Learn how to move from market-pricing to knowledge-based sourcing to achieve 5-7% savings on material costs with little or no resourcing of current suppliers.   After attending this session, participants will have the skills and tools to easily: Choose the best cost model…

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