single sourcing


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single sourcing

obtaining raw materials, components, finished products, and services from one supplier as opposed to multiple sourcing. See SOURCING, LEAN MANUFACTURING, APPROVED SUPPLIER, SUPPLY BASE REDUCTION.
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He said the company which would be evaluating the lottery bids was appointed on a single sourcing method and was approved by the board.
Activist Okiya Omtatah yesterday moved to court challenging the single sourcing and direct procurement of private service providers on e-Citizen platform, saying it was arbitrarily done.
Use of single sourcing also needs to be more transparent.
On the one hand, buyers love the idea of single sourcing. It makes their lives much easier, so score one for the machining option.
With the addition of the Moriyama product line, including tilt mixers and hot feed dump extruders, the company is said to be capable of offering single sourcing for new mixing lines.
Our team is composed of documentation writers and training writers, We are moving toward single sourcing our documentation in a manner similar to what Rockley proposes in her book.
Single Sourcing (+16lb) was 12lb out of the handicap when winning at Ayr on Saturday, and would probably not have won if Course Doctor had not fallen two out.
* Argues that single sourcing puts pressures on the workforce and the very conception of "writer" and "document"
* Surveys four books that examine methods of single sourcing, including publishing tools, XML, and content management systems
* Describes how single sourcing adds layers of complexity, problem solving, and project management to the writer's task
* Considers how most technical writing uses a craftsman model and evaluates the applicability of that model to single sourcing
* Identifies and discusses the effects of single sourcing on the writing process

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