Monthly Archives: June 2011
- Jun 23 2011
A couple points of interest from a recent article, "Of Cheese, Seals and Deming" in Cheese Reporter by Dan Strongin reminded me of my previous experience. I was buyer for a hospital as well as my past accounting experience with a large dairy processing company.
In one section Mr. Strongin refers to the least expensive ingredient may look like it’s saving you money but you may lose in yield. We had to watch this closely at the hospital as well, buying the lesser expensive item doesn’t do you much good if the doctors won’t use it or it doesn’t supply the patient with the results expected. As we state in our new website, we have over 750 suppliers that we buy from. Thus, we can supply you with a reduction in cost as you are only dealing with one vendor – us. We do not promise to be the lowest supplier on all items but combining