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How do you establish your company's purchasing budget?

By a given percentage change in total purchases.
By a percentage or fixed amount of price change for each item.
By the same percentage for all company wide cost.
By forecast from the buyer with approval.
Established by accounting department.
No budget established for purchases.

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:


  • Supply chain management newsletter helps purchasing professionals perform their job more efficiently.
  • Reviews of the economy, price indexes, and business related news.
  • Advertisements on the purchasing job board for buyers, purchasing managers, or purchasing executives.
  • Tips on purchasing related subjects.
  • Questions from members are answered.
  • Online course schedules
  • Member profiles
  • Books offered by the Society
  • Certification Announcements
  • and More!

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