Educational Video Podcasts

Gaining commodity specific knowledge on how to move to optimal costs helps buyers achieve cost objectives and accelerates their careers.

We have developed a series of commodity specific video podcasts that provide the methods we have been using to help clients understand should-be costs and achieve exceptional levels of savings.

To help attendees implement the methods presented, podcast attendees will receive commodity specific tools like;

  • APD’s step by step quote analysis guide
  • Our commodity specific breakdown that has been optimized for quote analysis and building should-be cost models
  • Step by step guides for linear and multivariate regression analysis

To attend live or watch on-demand, click below:


Best Practice-Video Podcasts

Companies that have success in winning new business awards understand why it’s important to buy each commodity at optimal costs, even if the customer is funding them.

What are the top methods that move these commodity costs towards optimal? We will lay them out in this podcast. Participants will receive APD’s best tooling cost breakdown and step by step costing guide to analyze supplier quotes.

Die Casting–Podcast

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Stampings–Podcast

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Injection Molding–Podcast

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Tooling–Podcast

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Resins–Podcast

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Linear Model-Video Podcasts

Linear models provide a fast and easy way for buyers to find savings opportunities, estimate pricing and validate supplier pricing and process metrics like cycle time and press size.  In this educational podcast we will show how commodity buyers can develop models and how to use them to move to optimal costs.

Stampings–Podcast

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Die Casting–Podcast

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Injection Molding–Podcast

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Multivariate Model-Video Podcasts

It only sounds complicated. In fact, multivariate models provide a fast and easy way for buyers to find savings opportunities, estimate pricing and validate supplier pricing and process metrics like cycle time and press size. In this educational podcast we will show how can develop models and how to use them to move to optimal costs.

Injection Molding–Podcast

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Die Casting–Podcast

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Stampings–Podcast

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Tooling–Podcast

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