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In connection with its ongoing internal investigation overseen by its audit committee, Intcomex examined its third-party purchasing controls and implemented additional measures including centralized corporate oversight of all purchases by local operations from non-OEM third parties and enhanced IT systems to strengthen purchasing controls, in particular in the areas of treasury, accounting and purchasing.
To get there, she knows consumers, not large third-party purchasing agents, must drive health care.
Other strategies include promoting items with lower food costs, renegotiating contracts, changing suppliers, increasing use of third-party purchasing groups, and reducing portion sizes.
The Integrated Business Services unit provides a third-party purchasing service to VWR's major customers, giving them direct access to specially-requested items not part of the VWR core product line.