Thad Hill of Philips Lighting speaks with My Purchasing Center's Susan Avery about LED technology, how it compares to current lighting technology and the benefits of switching that include energy cost savings.
Networking too is an important part of the program, and there is plenty of opportunity for procurement professionals attending to meet and speak with each other during the conference. In fact, many of those who frequent ProcureCon Indirect events say the networking is their reason for participating.
Basically, the results clearly show that no matter how companies achieve sophisticated “state of the art” manufacturing processes and are leaders in providing precision futuristic products to their markets, they “put up” with MRO situations that detract from the substantial investments they make in product innovation and reliability programs. Certainly, they do not “put up” with any detraction in their reliability processes….if detractions exist/occur, they fix it, i.e., change for the better. Why is there little change for the better in MRO storeroom management thinking?
Could list prices be a thing of the past? The list price is also known as the “original price” or the “manufacturer’s suggested retail price.” List prices are typically higher than the prices of the goods listed and the user sees the difference in the form of savings before they make the purchase. The purpose of showing a list price and a much lower “our price” is to impress