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    • ASSA Premium Membership Program

      ASSA PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMAsia Strategic Sourcing Alliance (ASSA) is a membership network serving major corporations and procurement, sourcing and supply chain executives in Asia. We provide independent procurement intelligence, professional development and peer to peer networking and associations via our exclusive executive events, dynamic educational solutions and award winning online information res......
    • The Competence in Sourcing - Procurement Cycle Design and Optimization

      Purchasing cycle is an important issue that troubles the purchasing professionals significantly, from the supplier perspective, changing market environment, industry policies and their self-improvements are all causing challenges to purchasing cycle management, and from the corporate strategic perspective, a more quick responded and efficient purchasing cycle is crucial for enterprises to compete in the fas......
    • Advanced Negotiation Training

      Through reducing purchasing cost a company can reduce their overhead and boost profits. A study agrees that the contribution of 1% procurement cost reduction is more than 10% profit growth. Over 60% time of procurement professional has been spent on the negotiation. Therefore, procurement negotiation strategy, tactics and skills are extremely essential for companies in procurement cost control process.Based......
    • How to Control the Delivery During the Holidays

      Suppliers always have problems with untimely delivery orproducts mismatch and Procurement and supply chain departments are consideredas the crucial role to deal with the trouble. Besides, especially on holidays and festivals, the problem of delivery is more obvious because it is difficult to ensure convenient contact between suppliers and each department. It also results in high pressure of inventory direct......
    • The Management of and Improvement on Procurement Cost

      There are variety of contradictions and conflicts inprocurement filed. Can we change it deeply? Have you usually encounter with the challenge to cost down? With the increasing price of materials, some unavoidable situations happen surprisingly. Therefore, purchasers have more and more stress and difficulties in negotiating with suppliers. Changing supplier market, big stress on controlling the cost and inte......
    • MRO Purchasing and Management

      In Purchasing and Material Management work, there is lots of necessary maintenance, spare parts as well as office items and labor protection products need to be purchased besides those general materials and partsdirectly used in productions. These items have the features of highly mixed but low demanded for each category item. And more, because of the poor inventory management due to the lack of in advanced......

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As Asia’s most influential membership based learning & networking community for strategic sourcing and procurement professionals, we have the privilege of working with some of the most well known companies in the world.
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Advisory Board

Our advisory board are highly respected procurement executives and industry expects, selected to provide our clients with in-depth experience across different industries.
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