Starting an Offshore Global Buying Program

  • Victor H. Pooler
Part of the VNR Materials Management/Logistics Series book series (CHMMLS)


A first priority should be to adopt a strategy to start an offshore global buying program. Should the purchasing chief appoint someone responsible or assume that role? A purchasing manager starting foreign sourcing faces two options:
  1. 1.

    Start with the available buyers and learn offshore know-how; or

  2. 2.

    Locate and hire experienced foreign sourcing buyers.



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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

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