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.

Certification Updates

Date: 11/13/2017

Beginning January 1st, 2018, all CPPs, CPPMs, CGPPs, and CPPCs, who are not members of the American Purchasing Society or have allowed their membership to lapse will be required to update their certification(s) every two years.

Members will still only need to update their certification(s) every five years.

Lifetime certification can be applied for at the age of 50. At that time updates will no longer be required.