Today I bring you three more spendalicious stories from the hat of The Satirical Sourcerer
Do you know where your components are?
While it’s nice to have a strategic sourcing effort to get you the best possible deal for your components, it would seem to be moot, if you end up “misplacing” the components. I would imagine the problem is that much worse, when your components are…. Ummmm… components for building Nuclear weapons.
Audit finds U.S. nuclear weapons parts misplaced
I feel sooooo safe now.
Mee liikee Beeere Awksions!
The importance of having a detailed and accurate RFQ/RFP when conducting an online auction was never more evident than in this story: “…a typing error of one person on eBay turned out to be a profit of $500,000 for another savvy eBay trader.”
Bonus: The auction was for a museum quality bottle of beer.
$500K EBay Typo – One Man’s Mistake Another’s Gain
Who needs quality control?
Labor rates, and the list you don’t want to be on:
Ten most overpaid jobs in the U.S.
|High School Dropout doing basic data entry into a computer||$136,000|
|PhD Blogger who toils to bring you great posts on a daily basis||$ 0|
I think it’s time I give this up and take a job working with the longshoremen down in San Francisco. Seriously.