BEP 358 – Angielski dla zakupów 4: Warunki negocjacji

Angielski biznesowy BEP 358 - Nabywczy 4: Negocjowanie ceny i warunków

Witaj zpowrotem w Angielski biznesowy Kapsuła na dzisiejszą lekcję na temat English for purchasing and negotiating price and terms.

Dużo rozmawialiśmy o tym, jak ważne jest znalezienie odpowiedniego dostawcy. Mogą stworzyć lub zniszczyć Twój biznes. Dlatego włożyliśmy tyle pracy w spotkanie, rozmowa kwalifikacyjna, ekranizacja, i kwalifikowanie potencjalnych dostawców. Ale kiedy już znajdziesz odpowiedniego dostawcę, nadal musisz zawrzeć umowę. konkretnie, musisz uzgodnić cenę i warunki.

Aby przygotować się na sukces, dobrym pomysłem jest przeprowadzenie badań i przygotowań. Jeśli wiesz, jakie rzeczy powinny kosztować, i wiesz, czego potrzebujesz od umowy, i możesz przewidzieć, czego potrzebuje sprzedawca, wtedy będziesz w dobrej pozycji do negocjacji.

W twojej dyskusji, prawdopodobnie będziesz próbował porównać ceny, starając się uzyskać ofertę. Musisz zaproponować warunki dostawcy, i okazać szacunek dla ich pozycji w negocjacjach. Ponieważ rzeczy takie jak dostawa i jakość są bardzo ważne, będziesz także chciał omówić kary. I, jak każda negocjacja, w pewnym momencie prawdopodobnie zaproponujesz kompromis. Dzięki tym umiejętnościom, powinieneś być w stanie uzyskać cenę i warunki, które działają dla Ciebie.

W dzisiejszym rozmowa w języku angielskim biznesowym, we’ll hear Adam, kierownik ds. zakupów, który pracuje dla firmy produkującej sprzęt fitness o nazwie XFit. Rozmawiał z Jenny, przedstawiciel handlowy producenta, który może produkować koła pasowe do sprzętu XFit. XFit wybrał firmę Jenny jako dostawcę, więc Adam musi teraz negocjować cenę i warunki.

Listening Questions

1. Jaka jest pierwsza kwestia, którą Adam porusza podczas negocjacji?
2. Co Adam najpierw proponuje dla warunków dostawy?
3. Na co Adam jest skłonny się zgodzić, jeśli Jenny zgodzi się na jego sugestię dotyczącą kar?

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BEP 357 – Angielski dla zakupów 3: Kwalifikacja dostawcy

BEP 357 - Business English for Purchasing 3: Kwalifikacja dostawcy

Witaj zpowrotem w Kapsuła z językiem angielskim biznesowym for today’s lesson on English for purchasing and qualifying vendors.

Whether you’re buying raw materials, equipment, or services, purchasing decisions are high stakes. Make a bad decision, and it’ll cost you time, money, and goodwill. Make the right decision, and you can increase your revenue, improve operations, and gain more customers.

Because purchasing decisions are so important, companies invest a lot of energy into the process of vendor selection. In previous lessons, we’ve looked at sourcing suppliers and discussing vendor criteria. Once you’ve got a clear idea of what you need and you’ve had some discussions with possible vendors, then you need to qualify them.

Basically, vendor qualification is about talking to a vendor to make sure they’re the right fit. And that’s best done during a visit to their facilities. Vendor qualification includes asking for documentation and getting samples, as proof of quality and a clean track record. As you talk, you may try to identify any inconsistencies between what you have heard and what you see. It’s also important to ensure comprehensive quality management and to probe for proof of consistency.

W dzisiejszym oknie dialogowym, we’ll hear Adam, a purchasing manager who works for xFit, a company that makes fitness equipment. Adam has just taken a tour of a potential vendor’s factory. He’s talking with the manufacturer’s representative Jenny, and asking questions to see if her company is a good fit to supply parts for xFit’s exercise equipment.

Listening Questions

1. Why does Adam want product samples?
2. Why does Adam mention that he didn’t see the equipment or a set-up for the “powder coating” process?
3. What does Adam want Jenny to provide in order to show proof of consistency?

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BEP 349 – Nabywczy 2: Wymagania dotyczące produktów i dostawców

BEP 349 - Angielski dla zakupów 2 - Product Requirements and Vendor Criteria

Witamy ponownie w Business English Pod na dzisiejszą lekcję English for purchasing and discussing product requirements.

For purchasing managers, choosing the right vendor can be like choosing a business partner. After all, your company’s reputation is tied directly to the performance of your vendors. People judge you by the goods you use to run your business or build your products. If something goes wrong, your customers blame you, not your vendors.

But what makes the “right” vendor? Dobrze, that discussion begins with your needs. If you’re in manufacturing or product development, you’ll be talking about design requirements. These design requirements, or product specifications, are going to help you determine whether a vendor can do the job. And the engineers or merchandizers in the room are going to have some strict technical requirements.

Once you have a sense of what you need, then you can discuss vendor criteria and qualifications. And because purchasing relationships are ongoing, you may also want to establish performance indicators to ensure everything goes well once you’ve selected a vendor.

W dzisiejszym oknie dialogowym, we’ll hear a meeting in a company called xFit, which makes fitness equipment. Adam is a purchasing manager in Asia who has been looking for a new manufacturer of an important component. He’s on the phone with Crystal, another manager who is leading the meeting, and Jason, an engineer. The team is talking about the product requirements and vendor criteria.

Pytania do słuchania

1. What does Jason emphasize as a “must” in terms of design requirements?
2. What does Crystal say is the most important criteria for evaluating potential vendors?
3. What other criteria does Adam want to discuss?

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BEP 348 – Angielski dla zakupów 1: Pozyskiwanie dostawców

BEP 348 - Angielski dla zakupów 1: Pozyskiwanie dostawców

Witamy ponownie w Business English Pod na dzisiejszą lekcję English for purchasing and sourcing suppliers.

Every company is in the business of selling something. But you can’t be a seller of goods or services without also being a buyer of goods and services. All companies require professional services, equipment, and supplies in order to function. And if they sell goods, they also need the raw materials and parts to build those goods.

Buying all these goods and services is called purchasing. Purchasing managers work hard to find the right products and suppliers, and to negotiate good prices. Bad purchasing decisions can impact profit margins, efficiency, and quality. Good decisions can make a company a lot more competitive and profitable. While purchasing managers can find suppliers in a variety of ways, one common way is looking for suppliers at trade shows.

And what kinds of questions do purchasing managers need to ask when talking with potential suppliers at a trade show? Dobrze, for starters, you can begin the conversation by commenting on display products. Następny, you can ask about their experience, their capabilities, and their turnaround time. I w końcu, you’ll also want to ask about their company’s business priorities. After all, a regular supplier functions a bit like a business partner, and you want a good overall match.

W dzisiejszym oknie dialogowym, we’ll hear Adam, a purchasing manager who works for xFit, a company that makes fitness equipment. Adam’s at a trade show looking for a new supplier for an important part for one of their fitness machines. He’s talking with Jenny, who is representing a Vietnamese manufacturer. Adam is trying to find out if Jenny’s company is a good fit.

Pytania do słuchania

1. What does Adam comment on to begin the conversation?
2. What does Adam suggest might cause challenges for a company in Vietnam?
3. After Jenny talks about tariffs, what specific issue does Adam ask about?

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BEP 347 – Angielskie kolokacje sprzedażowe (Część 2)

BEP 347 - Business English Collocations for Sales 2)

Witamy ponownie w Business English Pod na dzisiejszą lekcję Angielskie kolokacje for talking about sales.

Obroty has never been tougher. In the digital age, competition for people’s attention is fierce. And customers are armed with more knowledge than ever before. Z tych powodów, companies can’t get lazy about their approach to sales. They need to be strategic; they have to find new ways to manage customer relationships, and they need effective ways to track how they’re doing.

W tej lekcji, we’ll listen to a pharmaceutical sales team discuss new strategies to improve and track their performance. W ich dyskusji, you’ll hear a lot of what we call collocations. Collocations are just groups of words that combine naturally. Na przykład, if you want to say that someone finishes making a sale, you can say that hecloses a sale.Everyone uses that verbclose.Nobody saysshuta sale ordoa sale. The correct collocation isclose a sale.

Native speakers learn and use these collocations naturally. And if you want to improve your vocabulary and sound more fluent, you can learn to use them too. Podczas słuchania okna dialogowego, spróbuj wybrać niektóre z tych kolokacji, a omówimy je później w podsumowaniu.

W oknie dialogowym, we’ll listen to a discussion between Fran, Gus, i Nick. W naszej ostatniej lekcji, the team discussed the need to improve their company’s sales. Now they’re talking about ways to do that. Podczas ich dyskusji, używają wielu Angielskie kolokacje związane ze sprzedażą.

Pytania do słuchania

1. What does Nick think his colleague Dennis is doing wrong?
2. What does Nick believe is an outdated way of measuring their success?
3. What does Nick believe will happen if they improve their performance metrics?

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