If you are a buyer for business, what do you do when you have a major complaint about a product or service from a suppiier?

Send a written complaint to the supplier's service department.
Tell the sales rep. If not corrected. go to the GM or President.
Begin shopping for a better supplier.
Cancel all orders until supplier solves the problem.
Look at order history. Take one or more steps listed above.

American Purchasing Society, Inc.


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Please answer the following questions.

1) Have you ever been convicted of any crime or felony? Answer yes or no.*

2) Please provide a complete history of employment including titles, dates, responsibilities and names of immediate supervisors since your initial certification date or since your last update.*


3) Please provide a complete history of any education received since your initial certification date or since your last update. Please include names of educational organizations, degree or courses, and dates.*


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Update Processing Fees (Application processing fees are non-refundable).

Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) Update M $125 NM $200
Certified Professional Purchasing Manager
(CPPM) Update
M$125 NM $200
Both CPP and CPPM Update M $200 NM $350

Certified Green Purchasing Professional (CGPP) M $100 NM $150

Certified Professional in Distribution and Warehousing (CPDW) M $100 NM $150

Certified Professional Purchasing Consultant (CPPC) M $100 NM $150

Accounting, Finance, and Cost Management for Buyers M $129 NM $154

Forecasting for Buyers, Managers, and Exec. M $99 NM $129

The Science and Art of Negotiation Online Course M $175 NM $195

The Evolution of Sustainability M $99 NM $129

Total $