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Key Focus Areas for Expediting Procurement

Expediting purchases in inbound logistics is normal but it is painful for many companies who use this approach. Typical reasons for expediting are potential delay on contractual delivery dates, damage products, supplier product upgrade and most importantly, client’s critical specification.

The reality of business life is defined as Expediting. Delays brought about by human and non-human variables will keep on influencing businesses, who must respond and guarantee that they meet client objectives in a financially sustainable way. Setting an effective expediting procedure will facilitate financial improvement and will result in proper utilization of other section’s functions that will help the entire supply chain.

Importance of Expediting

Strategically troublesome and demanding in the procurement process are some of the connotations when you use the expedition approach. Most of your internal and external customers dependent on the delivery dates are hands-on with this process with primary focus on those long lead, critical and high valued purchases.


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Mark Joseph Abril, DPSM
Mark Joseph Abril (MJ) has substantive years of experiences as a procurement professional for project management. MJ is currently the Procurement Project Lead for Sembmarine Integrated Yard. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and is a member of Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). He completed the Diploma in Procurement and Supply Management (DPSM) on March 2020 at SIPMM Institute.
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