Understanding Cost

Purchasing success cannot be achieved by purchasing organizations or individual buyers without cost success. But what is cost success? One of the best purchasing leaders in the manufacturing industry explained it to us this way: “The best purchasing organizations and buyers can answer these questions:…

Quickly Realize Savings

Quickly Realize Savings

Need to drive cost reductions that deliver bottom line financial results?  APD’s experienced consultants and commodity experts execute Optimal Sourcing projects to deliver significant savings, with pricing mechanisms in place to sustain gains over time.  We have a long history of successful cost reduction initiatives…

A Cost Management and Digital Transformation Strategy for Buying Organizations

A Cost Management and Digital Transformation Strategy for Buying Organizations

The global economy is undergoing a Digital Transformation at a record pace. Connected data, departments, companies and industries are driving transformation to use the latest technologies to do things better. Digital transformation enables purchasing organizations to transform from disconnected data and single point decisions to…