APS Plastics & Manufacturing Blog

How to Create a Supplier Base That Works Hard to Solve Your Problems

Download our guide on “How to Create a Supplier Base That Works Hard to Solve Your Problems” 

Supplier relationship management can be challenging. Rest assured that with the right approach and strategy you can cultivate them into a proactive partner who sees your success as his own.

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CEO, Mush Khan, Panelist Speaker at Business Owners Leadership Dynamics

APS Plastics is proud to announce that our CEO, Mush Khan, will be a panelist speaker for the Business Owners Leadership Dynamics (BOLD) event on Wednesday, November 1st.

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Rice Alliance's Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum was a Success

Last week, APS Plastics’ CEO, Mush Khan, was a panelist speaker at Rice Alliance’s 15th Annual Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum. The event was a huge success! It provided great networking opportunities for entrepreneurs, researchers, investment professionals, and business executives. 

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CEO, Mush Khan, Panelist Speaker at Rice Alliance's Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum

APS Plastics is proud to announce that our CEO, Mush Khan, will be a panelist speaker at Rice Alliance’s 15th Annual Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

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Houston, I love you.

A piece by our CEO, Mush Khan

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Meet APS' New Senior Planner

APS Plastics & Manufacturing welcomes to the team: Amber Richardson as our newest Senior Planner.

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Supplier Performance Score

APS Plastics & Manufacturing is proud to announce our latest "supplier performance score" given to us by a major global customer...

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Improve Your Supplier Relationship Management

Industrial procurement professionals have a tough job!

There are multiple internal stakeholders to please, deadlines to meet, costs to reduce, quality expectations to satisfy...and the list goes on. It is a job that seemingly never ends.

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Three Ways to Reduce Lead Times

In an ideal world, the mission critical parts you need from your machine shop supplier would be at your receiving dock with the wave of a magic wand.  We don’t live in the magic world (yet). However, there are some things you can do to get the critical parts you need as soon as possible. This involves setting up your machine shop supplier for success, so they can help you meet your scheduled goals.  Here are three ways to reduce lead times, making the process of getting parts fast and practical.

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Challenges of an Industrial Procurement Professional

We understand it is not easy to be an industrial procurement professional. There is a lot responsibility with buying the right parts, keeping all company stake holders happy and time management, along with stringent quality and technical specifications to meet. It can be draining; so it’s highly important to work with a supplier who can ease the pain and set you up for success by allowing you to do your job well.

Check out this short video if these sound like challenges you face in your job as an industrial procurement professional.

 

 

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