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Are You Ensuring Efficient Manufacturing “Should” Costs?

The whole reason companies have procurement organizations and specialized roles such as Sourcing is because finding market-competitive pricing for goods and services is simply not as straight-forward as one might think. A 2015 aPriori

Product Cost Management is a Team Sport

Introduction Over the past few months, aPriori has had the privilege of working with Stan Przybylinski, Vice President of Research at CIMdata, to document the current state of the product cost management software market.  

How to Get a Fair Price on Parts For Your NPI

When you’re sourcing NPI parts, you could have two different types. One is brand new parts – parts you have never purchased before that are not similar to any other parts. The other is

How to Use Fact-Based Negotiation to Get the Best Price on Existing Components

Conducting fact-based negotiations is an effective cost reduction strategy when sourcing existing components. In this post, I will explain how to leverage a product cost management (PCM) platform to conduct fact-based negotiations and provide

How to Collaborate with Suppliers to Reduce Product Costs

Abe Chaves | January 21, 2016 , ,

There are many ways a product cost management (PCM) platform can help you collaborate with your suppliers, and I really do mean collaborate, to obtain cost savings. Conduct Fact-Based Negotiations A PCM platform helps

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