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Global Sourcing: What You Need to Know


Robi Bendorf, C.P.M.
Robi Bendorf, C.P.M., Consultant, Bendorf & Associates, (, Monroeville, PA 15146-4735, Voice: 412-856-4453 Fax: 412-856-1226 Email:

89th Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2004 - Philadelphia, PA

Getting the greatest value for every dollar spent has become a common business imperative that has top management asking the question “are we buying from the best place in the world?” Implementing a successful global sourcing initiative can be one of the supply manager's most challenging and rewarding experiences. The probability of success can be greatly increased by learning the correct steps throughout the global sourcing process. The purpose of this presentation is to improve the productivity and success of those new to global sourcing initiatives by outlining a process of the nuts and bolts based on the experiences of those who have “been there, done that”.

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