The inflation rate now seems to be going down. What will you try first to handle new price announcements?

Accept any change.
Negotiate any increase to less than 5% increase.
Shop for a lower cost supplier.
Negotiate to postpone any increase.
Ask for a price reduction.



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Managing Indirect Spend

Joe Payne, William R. Dorn, Jr.


Operating supplies account for important and significant expenses of running any organization. A new strategic sourcing book, Managing Indirect Spend by Joe Payne, William R. Dorn, Jr. and other contributors thoroughly addresses this subject. A few of the many covered topics in this strategic sourcing book are data collection and analysis, conducting research, negotiations, strategic sourcing, and supplier collaboration.

Chapters are devoted to the purchase of office supplies, telephone services, and the use of carriers for small packages.

This indirect sourcing book is highly recommended for both purchasing managers and MRO buyers for all types of organizations. Anyone interested in hearing todayís business jargon will be rewarded by the use of such words or phrases as indirect spend, strategic sourcing, scorecarding suppliers, continuous improvement, and leveraging supplier feedback.


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