AEG HAS ANNOUNCED ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH UTILITY PURCHASING MANAGEMENT GROUP (UPMG)
AEG and Utility Purchasing Management Group have announced a partnership to compile and deliver comprehensive utiltiy purchasing and procurement benchmarking data through the the Utility Purchasing Management Group (UPMG) Annual Benchmarking Study. The UPMG is committed to providing its members with tools to help them improve the procurement services they offer to their customers and clients. This is the first of what will be an annual benchmarking study designed to target key procurement, warehousing, and material management indices.
AEG will collect and analyze data from accross the industry and develop the benchmarking reports that are delivered at the annual conferences. To maximize the market research effort, AEG has developed an online toolset of data collection, analysis and management tools that will be utilized throughout the study, allowing study participants to enter and record their comprehensive benchmarking data in an online system. AEG will manage and analyze the data, create a study report, and present the findings at the 2004 UPMG Conference being held in Chicago in September 2004. Please visit the UPMG web site for more information about the 2004 conference at www.upmg.com.