Characterisation of Capital Equipment Purchasing

  • Erik Hofmann
  • Jens Hornstein
  • Daniel Maucher
  • Rainer den Ouden
Chapter
Part of the Professional Supply Management book series (SUPPLY, volume 2)

Abstract

Capital equipment purchasing includes all processes for supplying a company with capital equipment from sources external to the company. These processes comprise strategic and operative planning and reach from demand assessment to disinvestment with the inclusion of maintenance and repair. The objective of the activities within the scope of capital equipment purchasing is to ensure competitiveness and contribute to a sustained increase in corporate value.

Keywords

Purchase Price Supply Function Operative Capability Performance Contracting Capital Equipment 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Hofmann
    • 1
  • Jens Hornstein
    • 2
  • Daniel Maucher
    • 1
  • Rainer den Ouden
    • 2
  1. 1.Kerkhoff Competence Center of Supply Chain ManagementUniversität St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Kerkhoff Consulting GmbHDüsseldorfGermany

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