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Capital Equipment Purchasing: Optimizing the Total Cost of CapEx Sourcing
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Capital Equipment Purchasing: Optimizing the Total Cost of CapEx Sourcing (Hardback)

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Compared to other main groups of procurement, capital equipment features numerous characteristics that significantly impact the purchasing process. The process of purchasing capital equipment therefore requires specific attention and above all a systematic approach. To overcome these challenges, a holistic process model and specific tools and methods for capital equipment purchasing are presented.

The following topics regarding capital equipment purchasing are presented:

* Compliance management

* Savings measurement

* Life cycle costs and total cost of ownership

* Determining the optimum useful life and replacement time

* Real options approach for the evaluation of investment alternatives

* Performance contracting

Readers are provided with a comprehensive and structured process model for capital equipment purchasing. The comprehensive set of methods including various instruments and methods presented in this book support the establishment of a professional capital equipment purchasing process.

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesManagement of specific areas & people Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG Publication Date: 12/04/2012 ISBN-13: 9783642257360  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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The authors of this series are researchers of the University of St.Gallen, scientists of other leading international research centers with the focus on procurement and supply chain management, consultants of Kerkhoff Consulting and practitioners. As a result of the frequent formation of mixed teams, consisting of authors with theoretical and practical background, a close link between these disciplines occurs.

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