Douglas Austin
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Are your suppliers being partners or peddlers? Tips on auditing!

Started Jun 15, 2010 0 Replies

So many things can go into managing your costs!  If you have invested the time into assuring your suppliers are providing you with marketplace rates, it is important to audit to make sure they are…Continue

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Internal Purchasing Compliance - Make sure everyone is 'rowing the boat' the correct direction!

Posted on July 12, 2010 at 12:42pm 0 Comments

Non-Compliance – Your Employees May Be Costing You Money

By: Doug Austin







07/04/2010



We recently published an article in this magazine entitled “ Supplier Audits to Reduce Costs and Improve Compliance."



The article encouraged organizations to audit suppliers on a periodic basis to verify compliance with price, terms surcharges, etc. While supplier audits are helpful to most organizations and often return a positive ROI, there is another source of… Continue

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At 1:13pm on June 18, 2010, NANCY SIMMONS said…
Doug, I started a discussion "Keeping it Lean"...I would love your contribution as I said yesterday...I invited you in the body of my note...
Have a wonderful weekend! Great to know you!
Nancy
At 4:27pm on June 16, 2010, NANCY SIMMONS said…
Doug,

Thank you for joining my group Nothing but Net. I look forward to sharing with you going forward... After all, we all learn from each other!

Respectfully,
Nancy Simmons

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