Purchasing Agent; Magazine of Centralized Buying Volume 7, No. 4
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...man can cover a greater surface in less time and use less solder than if he were compelled to use a solder which was more sluggish. He would have to change his irons more frequently and could not make as thin a seam. A purchasing agent can save money on the cost of the solder by buying one that contains less tin, but if by doing so he increases the time of the job and uses more pounds of solder, there is no real economy. However, in many cases these lower grade solders would be better for the purposes than the higher grade solders. Here again, you can help by giving the information which will enable us to recommend the proper formula. Central Board of Purchases and the by-laws and rules of procedure of the Board. The task confronting the department upon its establishment in January, 1918, particularly under the adverse and trying conditions of trade, is emphasized. A list of many items on which savings were established is given in the report and a summary states the saving to have been more than $20,000. A plan to have buyers specialize on certain groups of supplies, methods of purchasing supplies, storehouse, recommendations as to requisitions and reports to the purchasing department on supplies and materials delivered, suggestions to avoid waste and extravagant use of supplies and materials and the method of paying city bills are features in the report. ABOUT BINDER TWINE Binder twine used in the United States has come almost exclusively from Yucatan, says The Nation's Business. The Department of Agriculture believes there are possibilities, however, that the United States will become independent of foreign growers. Work carried on by the Department in co-operation with the Philippine Bureau of Agriculture has resulted in the...
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