Discover how we can help your firm:
  • Build Should-be Sales Prices
  • Construct True Cost Models
  • Validate and Improve Procurement Cost Structures
  • Identify and implement material cost reductions
  • Realize Honda- like Collaborative Supply Management Relationships
  • Positively Impact Your Purchasing, Finance, Sales, Program Management and Engineering Organizations

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About Us

Since 2004, Advanced Purchasing Dynamics (APD) has been working with manufacturing companies to save substantial amounts of money in procurement areas by implementing best procurement practices and optimizing purchasing organizations.

Collaborative partnering with suppliers and precise cost engineering became the foundation of the APD business model. The results of this innovative and multi-faceted approach are decreased costs and improved bottom lines for a number of automotive industry companies. Now, other verticals are seeking to…Click for more information.

(APD Specialties include: Material Cost Management Systems, Supply Chain Consulting, Excellence Assessments/ Skill Assessment, True Cost Modeling, Transitional Purchasing Strategies Supply Chain Professional Placement, and Skill Development Training.)

our latest blog post

Procurement's Reshaping in Coming Years
22 August, 2014

At the beginning of the month, I was fortunate enough to attend the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) briefings seminar. The CAR conference had a record 1,000 attendees. While attending world class networking in the evenings, it was great to interact with other executives in procurement, manufact ....

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our recent news

Introducing Jim Price and Shared Services and Outsourcing

I am happy and excited to join Advanced Purchasing Dynamics to lead a new business offering focusing ....

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Western Michigan University & APD Partner in Training

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Two thought leaders in supply chain management training are joining forces to ....

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