purchasing department

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Noun1.purchasing department - the division of a business that is responsible for purchases
business department - a division of a business firm
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Once the hotel budget has been approved by the owners, each department head approaches the purchasing department with their inquiries in order to get the yearly procurement needs fulfilled.
The purchasing department is committed to ensuring that products and services are of the highest quality and delivered on time at the optimal price," said Zayed Al Dahema, director of Supply Chain Management at SKMC, which is managed by Cleveland Clinic.
Summary: An information seminar was held, on Monday in Tunis, by the Exports Promotion Centre (CEPEX) on the theme: "Business Opportunities with UN Purchasing Departments."
A ballot of its members in the purchasing department, organised by Amicus, saw staff vote 17 to five in favour of action.
Accounting and purchasing departments are often the subject of employee ire because of opaque acquisition processes and lengthy cycle times.
When purchasing department employees and other prospective buyers within State Farm access this database, they'll be able to search for businesses that furnish your products and services and select the ones that best fit State Farm's needs.
* FEW COMPANIES INITIALLY RECOGNIZE that implementing a purchase card program often resolves most, if not all, of the control issues that formerly consumed significant attention of the accounting and purchasing department.
However, when the product moved into production and the purchasing department finally became involved in the process, the key raw materials were sent out for bid.
If you follow Summers' multiples of 20 thought process, the University of Pennsylvania would have to have raised an additional $1.4 billion in new capital to equal the $72.2 million in bottom Line savings that the Purchasing department has squeezed out of its operations in the past eight years.
Workers in the firm's 70-strong purchasing department have voted to down tools in protest at plans to ship the team some 240 miles down south.
If you don't have friends in the right places, call the company and ask for the person in charge of minority supplier development programs, often located in the company's purchasing department, suggests Donna Long, director of development for the National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc., based in New York.

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