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Taylor, Katherine
March 1997
Materials Management in Health Care;Mar97, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p20
Trade Publication
Deals with the importance of incorporating buyers in the materials management department. Aid in cost reduction by researching the best price from various vendors; Development of team relationships between the buyer and the internal department; Understanding of the importance of materials ordered; Use of traveling cards in keeping track with the purchasing volume and determination of emerging types of patterns.


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