Ensure timely availability of resources.
Purchase at the lowest price.
Assess technology and innovation.
Conducted a spend analysis.
Conducted a make or buy analysis.
Examined total cost of ownership.
Developed supplier certification processes.
Assessment of sustainability.
ISO 9000 assessment.
Total cost of ownership assessment.
Assessing quantitative costs of outsourcing
Evaluating new suppliers who could make the SKU
Assessing the relationship of the product to the firm's core competencies
Conducting a detailed internal audit of purchasing practices