Reference no: EM132183804 , Length: word count : 700
Identify a company or industry that you are either familiar with or one with which you would like to become more familiar.
As a purchasing professional of the chosen company or industry, your job is to determine the type of purchasing organizational structure that can effectively manage procurement functions.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that makes an argument for either a centralized or decentralized purchasing organization.
Analyze how your chosen structure will support the following:
Supplier cost objectives
Supply chain integration objectives
Comply with local, regional, global regulations
Development of overall purchasing competency
Material forecasting and scheduling
Impact on logistics strategies
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.