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May 2019

Operationalizing Optimal Cost Validation

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Most purchasing organizations lack the time and tools required to aggregate, analyze and validate optimal costs in supplier quotes...until now. APD is announcing a new breakthrough method to provide organizations with immediate comparison of supplier quotes to Industry Cost Models and our Open Book Cost Models (a buildup of 15 years of shop floor know how).          

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June 2019

Building and Negotiating with Cost Breakdowns

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield Hotel,
26555 Telegraph Rd
Southfield, MI 48033 United States

Purpose: Provide the knowledge required to develop, analyze and negotiate with supplier detailed cost breakdown quotations.     Scope: This course is intended for purchasing teams that want to increase their cost knowledge while effectively negotiating pricing with suppliers.  It includes tools for analyzing detailed cost breakdowns from supplier quotes as well as questioning techniques to gain additional cost knowledge from suppliers.     Audience: Buyers, commodity managers, and purchasing managers  Objectives: After attending this course, attendees will be able to:  Understand the benefits of cost transparency for buyers and suppliers   Know shop floor accounting methods that suppliers use to…

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