Driving costs down
A joint project between the American Supply Association's Industrial Piping Division and Associate Member Division has identified 23 criteria for determining whether suppliers are doing all they should to help wholesalers drive costs out of the supply chain.
Study coordinator Peggy Tracy will give a full report at the upcoming ASA Convention at a program sponsored by IPD and AMD on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 23. She will discuss its implications for the industry at the IPD breakfast meeting at the convention on Thursday, Oct. 25.
Meantime, here is a summary of the key criteria determined by the study: