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Best-Practices for Managing Material Costs, Part 3

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mfbertozzi   7/13/2011 9:39:28 AM
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It is a very interesting editorial Linda, sometimes major focus is spent on managing materials in the sense of "inventory", but it's true: rethinking processes could help much better industries which play within a dynamic market. Platforms you have mentioned, are also triggered on rules coming from different policy each Govs is applying for example to treat obsolescence (in terms of financial worth of goods and operational activities) and similar processes?



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