purchasing agent

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Noun1.purchasing agent - an agent who purchases goods or services for another
agent - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
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Depending on the size of an organization and its jurisdiction, this process can become onerous, especially without a purchasing agent.
The vendor told the purchasing agent there was more to come if he continued to do business with his company.
RTI is all about providing accurate information on how resin markets function, which empowers processors' purchasing agents," states Bill Bowie, chief operating officer.
The micro-management types were those with strict spending limits and constrained processes, while the macro-management types were those where the purchasing agent has full authority with unlimited approval limits.
Moore married a serviceman, Harold Moore, in 1944, and worked for 38 years as a purchasing agent for a liquor distributing company in Los Angeles.
The purchasing agent is the penultimate passive procurer, slightly more engaged than an actual continuous replenishment system would be, if, of course, it were actually possible to build one.
BG paid Brinco a 10% commission for acting as its Brazilian purchasing agent.
For example, Blackshear, whose company grossed $900,000 last year, says in 1991 he identified who he thought were two key purchasing agents at one government agency.
For purposes of illustration, assume the purchasing agent conspired with a widget manufacturer in a rebilling scheme where the purchasing agent got 90% of the illegal proceeds, the vendor the remainder.
A purchasing agent merely checks off what is needed and sends it along.
As chairman of the Mississippi Senate Appropriations Committee, Burgin was the state's chief purchasing agent of sorts.
bid contact information: venona mcgee, purchasing agent, phone: 972-721-3756, email: vmcgee@cityofirving.