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Who can specify the brand name to use in your company?

Only the employee using the product.
Only a supervisor or manager.
The employee user only on some products.
Only the engineer making the specificatons.
Only the authorized Buyer.

Professional Purchasing

The Society publishes PROFESSIONAL PURCHASING monthly and has been doing so since 1972. Members of the American Purchasing Society can enjoy exclusive purchasing benefits like access to the latest supply chain management, purchasing, and procurement articles.

This publication includes:


  • Supply chain management newsletter helps purchasing professionals perform their job more efficiently.
  • Reviews of the economy, price indexes, and business-related news.
  • Advertisements on the purchasing job board for buyers, purchasing managers, or purchasing executives.
  • Tips on purchasing related subjects.
  • Questions from members are answered.
  • Online course schedules
  • Member profiles
  • Books offered by the Society
  • Certification Announcements
  • and More!

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