Identify a company or industry that you are either familiar with or one with which you would like to become more familiar. As a purchasing professional of the chosen company or industry, your job is to determine the type of purchasing organizational structure that can effectively manage procurement functions. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that makes an argument for either a centralized or decentralized purchasing organization. Analyze how your chosen structure will support the following: Vendor sourcing Supplier cost objectives Supply chain integration objectives Comply with local, regional, global regulations Development of overall purchasing competency Material forecasting and scheduling Impact on logistics strategies Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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Friday, May 4, 2018