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Professional Purchasing

The Society publishes PROFESSIONAL PURCHASING monthly and has been doing so since 1972. Members of the American Purchasing Society can enjoy exclusive purchasing benefits.

This supply chain management publication includes:


  • Articles written to help purchasing professionals perform their job more efficiently.
  • Reviews of the economy, price indexes, and business related news.
  • Advertisements for job openings for buyers, purchasing managers, or purchasing executives.
  • Tips on purchasing related subjects.
  • Questions from members are answered.
  • Online course schedule
  • Member profiles
  • Books offered by the Society
  • Certification Announcements
  • and More!

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