Is a lack of negotiation preparation setting you up for
failure even before negotiations begin? If you want to achieve
championship-caliber negotiation results, you have to become a
championship-caliber negotiator. And
championship-caliber negotiators kno...
Imagine this conversation... Sarah Carbuyer: "What is the best vehicle available?" Johnny Expert: "A Ford F-150." Sarah Carbuyer: "Why?" Johnny Expert: "Most people I know are familiar with the Ford F-150." Sarah Carbuyer: "OK, I'll go buy a Ford F-150...
The Next Level Purchasing Association welcomes this guest post from Heather Grossmuller from Source One Management Services. When it comes to third-party vendors, there is no one-stop
solution to mitigating risks. However, there are some key elements that c...
Supply chain social responsibility is an area that is evolving and expanding quickly. It is placing new and
complex demands on today's procurement professionals who
are struggling to keep their supply chain social
responsibility programs up-to-speed with...
In organizations, there are some departments that just refuse to cooperate with Procurement. Some departments are harder to crack than others. And Marketing is perhaps the hardest. Marketing departments are driven by creative thinkers. People who aren't ...
Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2 is the President and Chief Procurement Officer of Next Level Purchasing, Inc., based in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Through the online purchasing classes that he has developed for Next Level Purchasing, Charles has trained purchasing professionals from over 100 countries throughout the world. He is also the mastermind behind the globally recognized Senior Professional in Supply Management (SPSM) and SPSM2 Certifications, which have been earned by purchasing professionals all over the globe in locations as diverse as Indonesia, South Africa, the United States, Singapore, Germany, Qatar, and more. Along with co-author Dr. Soheila Lunney, Charles has written the groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals," published by J. Ross Publishing in 2012.
Charles has led Next Level Purchasing to awards and honors including being named to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 in each year from 2007 to 2012, the Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce’s Innovative Business of the Year in 2006, and the Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania's Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics in 2011. He was also named one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s “Pros To Know” in each year between 2007 and 2012.
- Next Level Purchasing, Inc.President & Chief Procurement Officer, present