Professional Supply Management

Capital Equipment Purchasing

Optimizing the Total Cost of CapEx Sourcing

Authors: Hofmann, E., Maucher, D., Hornstein, J., den Ouden, R.

  • Shows, how challenges in capital equipment purchasing can be managed
  • Contains a comprehensive set of tools with numerous instruments and methods for capital equipment purchasing
  • The presented instruments and methods are explained with numerous examples
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About this book

Compared to other main groups of procurement, capital equipment features numerous characteristics that significantly impact the purchasing process. The process of purchasing capital equipment therefore requires specific attention and above all a systematic approach.  To overcome these challenges, a holistic process model and specific tools and methods for capital equipment purchasing are presented.

The following topics regarding capital equipment purchasing are presented:

•             Compliance management

•             Savings measurement

•             Life cycle costs and total cost of ownership

•             Determining the optimum useful life and replacement time

•             Real options approach for the evaluation of investment alternatives

•             Performance contracting

Readers are provided with a comprehensive and structured process model for capital equipment purchasing. The comprehensive set of methods including various instruments and methods presented in this book support the establishment of a professional capital equipment purchasing process.

About the authors

The authors of this series are researchers of the University of St.Gallen, scientists of other leading international research centers with the focus on procurement and supply chain management, consultants of Kerkhoff Consulting and practitioners. As a result of the frequent formation of mixed teams, consisting of authors with theoretical and practical background, a close link between these disciplines occurs.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction to Capital Equipment Purchasing

    Hofmann, Erik (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • Characterisation of Capital Equipment

    Hofmann, Erik (et al.)

    Pages 7-12

  • Characterisation of Capital Equipment Purchasing

    Hofmann, Erik (et al.)

    Pages 13-17

  • Typical Challenges and Possible Solutions in the Procurement of Capital Equipment

    Hofmann, Erik (et al.)

    Pages 19-21

  • Process for the Procurement of Capital Equipment

    Hofmann, Erik (et al.)

    Pages 23-37

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $69.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-25736-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $69.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-43908-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Capital Equipment Purchasing
Book Subtitle
Optimizing the Total Cost of CapEx Sourcing
Authors
Series Title
Professional Supply Management
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-25737-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-25737-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-25736-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43908-7
Series ISSN
2192-0443
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 124
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