How Much Money are Print Buyers Saving Their Organizations?
But what happens when a buyer/supplier team is too good at cutting costs? David Mitchell, a former senior print production manager, cut his costs so much that he was no longer needed. "I started as the senior print buyer and by suggesting innovative ideas about changing sizes, I was able to reduce our postage by $3 million. I was promoted to a commodity manager position, but wonder — is this a good problem to have when a person works themselves out of job?"
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