IDENTIFY SUPPLIERS

How can you be sure which vendors will best meet your needs?

Choosing the right supplier often depends on more than simply selecting the one with the lowest price. You’ll need a blueprint to weigh the various factors like quality, reliability, service and value for the price. Explore articles and strategies so you can map out which vendors can meet your organization’s unique needs for each project.

Current Articles

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Honeywell to Sell Off Two of its Lucrative Business Units

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Negotiation Brief: HVAC System Construction & Maintenance

  • Negotiate , Develop Business Requirements, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

12 Practical Steps for Making the Best of Your Top-Tier Vendors

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Gas and Globalization: How Rising Production Affects Buyers

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DowDuPont Merger Creates Single Chemical Giant

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Deal Alert: United Technologies’ $22 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins

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  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Jessica Leitgeb, Procurement Specialist at Solenis

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  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Cooperative Purchasing Best Practices From a Seasoned Procurement Officer

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Negotiation Brief: Procurement Software

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  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Detecting Fake News and Baloney During Procurement Research

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Gas Giants Praxair and Linde Group Complete Deal to Merge

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4 Tips for Creating a Thorough RFP Process

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A Global Gas Market Is Only Natural

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Negotiation Brief: Contingent Workforce Management Services

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Procured in the USA

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  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Jennifer Obergfell, Assistant Manager-Global Procurement

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Ready to Roll: The Knight-Swift Transportation Merger

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  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Mike Maguire, VP of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc.

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Client Q&A with Paula Petersen, Procurement Director at PRIDE Industries

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Negotiation Brief: Security Guard Services

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Client Q&A with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University

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Negotiation Brief: Management Consulting Services

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Negotiation Brief: Facilities Management Services

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Budgeting for Brexit: The Impact of the UK’s Referendum on US Buyers

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