Material Purchasing

Description

  • purchase the appropriate quantity of material on an as-need basis
  • track inventory so material does not exceed its shelf life

Advantages

  • decrease purchasing cost by not buying excess quantities of materials that have a limited shelf life, or that will go off-spec
  • decrease disposal cost

Implementation Process

  • develop a tracking system to monitor what chemical products are used and when they are used in relation to their shelf life

Vendors