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How Caterpillar uses aPriori in its New Product Introduction Programs

Rick Burke | August 16, 2018

Caterpillar has been a customer with aPriori for many years. They have aPriori product cost management deployments going on at the different divisions around the company and around the world. Steve Vito, a Supplier

Aerospace Industry Trends: Supplementing an Aging Workforce

Steven Peck | June 25, 2018

In light of an aging aerospace workforce, do you have a plan for supplementing the knowledge that will disappear with your retirees? How do you plan to arm the next generation with the tribal

Agile Supply Chain Management: Traversing an Increasingly Global and Complex World

Brianna Mikolich | June 7, 2018

In a world that is increasingly global, digital, and intelligent, modern supply chains are faced with challenges presented by complex and interconnected systems. As supply chains have become globalized, complexity has increased due to

How to Get the Lowest Price on Supplier Quotes

Mackenzie Merrick | May 23, 2018

Sourcing professionals are faced with many challenges, the biggest of which is knowing how much parts are to cost. They are responsible for providing a quote at the most competitive price, without having much

Five Steps to Turbo-Charge Cost Reduction Negotiations With Your Supplier

Brian Driscoll | March 28, 2018

You know that discussion with your supplier about pricing you’ve been meaning to have? It’s time. In fact, it’s past time. Cost reductions won’t happen on their own. Conducting a spend analysis leveraging should