Purchasing Agents Top 10 Request List to Vendors 10. Stop Describing your product/company/services as “World-Class”, or state-of-the art”. state-of-the-art lasts about 60 days. And what does world-class really mean? 9. Stop sending me catalogs
Purchasing Agents Top 10 Request List to Vendors 8.Stop calling or e-mailing me to subscribe to your magazine or newsletter. 7. Stop checking your e-mail every five minutes on you’re new world- class, state-of-the art I-Phone when you’re in my office.
6. Stop dropping by my office just to chat and see if I need to order something from you. Call first! 5. Stop sending me e-mails to take a survey.
4. Stop being late to my Pre-proposal meetings and asking the same questions I answered 10 minutes before you arrived. 3. Stop asking me what I’m paying for a product. I don’t know, file a FOIA request.
Purchasing Agents Top 10 Request List to Vendors 2. Stop trying to sell me a warranty. The odds are small that my End- Users will not remember they have a warranty anyway.
My #1 Request to Vendors 1. Stop telling me your product is a sole source.
Connect For Success with all the Right Moves Alan H. Culpeper CPPO, VCO (540) 727-3488 firstname.lastname@example.org