Case Study

Rationalization of service suppliers at JW Enterprise (A)

12 pages
February 2000
Reference: IMD-3-0820

This case describes the procurement of non-production materials in a large multinational company. By coordinated buying of these items the firm can save substantial sums. Moreover, the “value” received in the purchase can also be enhanced. The ‘A’ case describes purchasing of temporary labor and how the number of suppliers has been rationalized on an European basis.

Keywords
Purchasing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing
Settings
Europe
1999
Type
Field Research
Copyright
© 2000
Available Languages
English
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