Typical Challenges and Possible Solutions in the Procurement of Capital Equipment

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

Abstract

Numerous challenges exist within the scope of capital equipment purchasing. Below, we specify the major challenges and approaches to possible solutions. The following chapters then present in detail the solutions.

Keywords

Life Cycle Cost Purchase Price Capital Equipment Procurement Process Total Life Cycle 
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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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