Survey

If you are a buyer or purchasing manager for business, which of the following subjects other than prices do you most frequently try to negotiate with suppliers?

Delivery time.
Payment terms.
Packaging costs.
Transportation costs.
Warranty length and coverage.
Quality or specifications of product.
None of the above.

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.