Advanced Purchasing Dynamics Opens Office in Los Angeles and Appoints Industry Veteran to Lead

New location to help West region manufacturers improve their purchasing performance

PLYMOUTH, Mich., September 22, 2015 – Advanced Purchasing Dynamics (APD), the Purchasing Authority for manufacturers, today announced that it has expanded its footprint in the West region by opening offices in Los Angeles. The West region office will cater to the manufacturing purchasing needs of customers in solar energy, aerospace, defense equipment manufacturing and more. Philip (Phil) Ideson is the head of the Los Angeles office.

In his role, Ideson is responsible for leading the growth and delivery of APD’s solutions to clients in the Western United States. A successful procurement leader, he has 15 years of experience across the entire purchasing value chain, driving purchasing transformation programs for companies such as Visteon, GM, Pfizer and Ally Financial.

“We have been servicing several manufacturing customers from the West region for the past few years. Now the time is ripe to open an office to better serve the existing customers and attract new ones,” said Jeoff Burris, principal, APD. “We are excited to have Phil lead the charge from our Los Angeles location. His vision and strategy will help manufacturers experience higher purchasing performance.”

“I am excited to execute the goals of APD in the West region,” said Phil Ideson, head of APD West region. “I am eager to expand APD’s foot print in the region by building relationships and fostering collaboration.”

APD has been experiencing steady growth over the years and is planning to expand its Metro Detroit offices in fall of 2015.

About Advanced Purchasing Dynamics

Advanced Purchasing Dynamics (APD), the Purchasing Authority, provides manufacturers with market-leading solutions to streamline all facets of procurement and purchasing operations. Companies partnering with APD benefit from six service components: cloud solutions, cost engineering, training, placement/recruitment, consulting and service delivery & optimization of purchasing processes. Manufacturers gain value through APD by “should-be” cost modeling, and automated purchasing analytics and reporting, resulting in improved decision-making. With the Purchasing Authority, enterprises decrease costs and improve bottom lines. For more information, visit www.apurchasingd.com.

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