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    Gaining New Insight Through Reporting

    Watch this webinar to learn how to use Cost Insight Report to gain new insights within product design and sourcing functions.

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    aPriori Vision for Enterprise Product Cost Management

    The value of Product Cost Management solutions is amplified dramatically when deployed to all functional organizations across the entire product lifecycle. Learn More.

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  • Agile Supply Chain Management: Traversing an Increasingly Global and Complex World

    Agile Supply Chain Management: Traversing an Increasingly Global and Complex World

    In a world that is increasingly global, digital, and intelligent, modern supply chains are faced with challenges presented by complex and interconnected systems. As supply chains have become...

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  • How to Get the Lowest Price on Supplier Quotes

    How to Get the Lowest Price on Supplier Quotes

    Sourcing professionals are faced with many challenges, the biggest of which is knowing how much parts are to cost. They are responsible for providing a quote at the most competitive price, without...

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  • Five Steps to Turbo-Charge Cost Reduction Negotiations With Your Supplier

    Five Steps to Turbo-Charge Cost Reduction Negotiations With Your Supplier

    You know that discussion with your supplier about pricing you’ve been meaning to have? It’s time. In fact, it’s past time. Cost reductions won’t happen on their own. Conducting a spend analysis...

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  • Negotiate More Effectively with Suppliers Using Manufacturing Process Data

    Negotiate More Effectively with Suppliers Using Manufacturing Process Data

    In direct conversations with customers and according to the TechValidate research study below, one of the most significant sources of...

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  • How to Collaborate with Suppliers to Reduce Product Costs

    How to Collaborate with Suppliers to Reduce Product Costs

    There are many ways a product cost management (PCM) platform can help you collaborate with your suppliers, and I really...

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  • Electronics Cost Modules

    Electronics Cost Modules

    aPriori PCBA and Wire Harness cost modules enable quick, consistent, and detailed cost estimates to be developed from a simple set of inputs by engineers, cost engineers or commodity managers.

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  • Are You Overpaying for Your Outsourced Parts?

    Are You Overpaying for Your Outsourced Parts?

    Identify overpriced outsourced parts, negotiate optimal pricing, validate supplier quotes and achieve cost-reduction goals w/a product cost management platform. Download this white paper to learn more

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  • The Real Economic Order Quantity

    The Real Economic Order Quantity

    Traditional Economic Order Quantity Open any Operations Management book or Operational Accounting book and you will see a figure, much...

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  • How Should-Cost Data Helps You Make Informed Purchasing Decisions

    How Should-Cost Data Helps You Make Informed Purchasing Decisions

    Here at aPriori, we love to grill. Whether it is behind our office for after hours beach volleyball or at...

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  • Creating a Cost Classification System

    Creating a Cost Classification System

    The nature of product development is that details about components emerge … evolve … and solidify over time. A component...

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  • Strategic Product Cost Management: Challenges and Benefits

    Strategic Product Cost Management: Challenges and Benefits

    We at aPriori recently hired an independent research firm to survey our customers about their approach to product cost management,...

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  • Your Trusted Advisor | The Should-Cost Benchmark

    Your Trusted Advisor | The Should-Cost Benchmark

    The Need for a Trusted Advisor As a new homeowner I do not have a lot of expertise when it...

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  • High Tech Electronics Company Drives Significant Cost Reductions

    High Tech Electronics Company Drives Significant Cost Reductions

    This case study explains how a global manufacturer of high tech electronics networking equipment took a multi-dimensional, enterprise approach to managing product cost. Read the case study.

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  • The Network Effect and Its Impact on Product Cost and Cycle Time

    The Network Effect and Its Impact on Product Cost and Cycle Time

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  • ThyssenKrupp Elevator:  Going Global with Product Cost Management

    ThyssenKrupp Elevator: Going Global with Product Cost Management

    70-90% of Product Designs Are Not Cost Optimized Product Cost Management (PCM) for many companies is still an emerging concept,...

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  • Cost Insight

    Cost Insight

    Maximize visibility into the performance of your product cost management process with aPriori's Cost Insight report.

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