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July 2019

Tooling- Top Tips to Achieve Optimal Costs

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Podcast

Learn about the top methods that will move your company towards those optimal prices your company has been longing for. Participants will gain knowledge about tooling cost breakdowns and acquire the skills to successfully negotiate direct materials pricing with tooling suppliers. 

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August 2019

How to Buy with Confidence Using Cost Validation

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Podcast

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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Moving to Optimal Stampings Cost Using Linear Models

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Podcast

Linear models provide a fast and easy way for buyers to find savings opportunities, estimate pricing and validate supplier pricing and process metrics like cycle time and press size.  In this educational podcast we will show how stampings buyers can develop models and how to use them to move to optimal costs.   Podcast attendees will receive our excel-based step by step guide to assist them on their optimal cost journey.            

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How to Buy with Confidence Using Cost Validation

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar

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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Moving to Optimal Die Casting Cost Using Linear Models

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Podcast

Linear models provide a fast and easy way for buyers to find savings opportunities, estimate pricing and validate supplier pricing and process metrics like cycle time and press size.  In this educational podcast we will show how die casting buyers can develop models and how to use them to move to optimal costs.   Podcast attendees will receive our excel-based step by step guide to assist them on their optimal cost journey.            

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How to Buy with Confidence Using Cost Validation

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar

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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Moving to Optimal Injection Molding Cost Using Linear Models

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Podcast

Linear models provide a fast and easy way for buyers to find savings opportunities, estimate pricing and validate supplier pricing and process metrics like cycle time and press size. In this educational podcast we will show how injection molding buyers can develop models and how to use them to move to optimal costs.   Podcast attendees will receive our excel-based step by step guide to assist them on their optimal cost journey.            

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Moving to Optimal Costs for Injection Molding Using Multivariate Models

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Podcast

It only sounds complicated.  If fact, multi variate models provide a fast and easy way for buyers to find savings opportunities, estimate pricing and validate supplier pricing and process metrics like cycle time and press size. In this educational podcast we will show how injection molding buyers can develop models and how to use them to move to optimal costs.

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September 2019

Moving to Optimal Costs for Stampings Using Multivariate Models

September 12 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 pm
Podcast

It only sounds complicated.  If fact, multi variate models provide a fast and easy way for buyers to find savings opportunities, estimate pricing and validate supplier pricing and process metrics like cycle time and press size. In this educational podcast we will show how stampings buyers can develop models and how to use them to move to optimal costs.  

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October 2019

Building and Negotiating with Cost Breakdowns

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Indiana

Purpose: Provide the knowledge required to develop, analyze and negotiate with supplier cost breakdown quotations and should-be cost models. 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 cost breakdowns from supplier quotes including how to build and negotiate with should-be cost models. 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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