purchasing is recognized as having an overwhelming impact on the bottom line of
the organization which is also becoming a core competency of the firm” (Tate. 2014).
Intensive planning is needed for purchasing as any negligence will result in a
heavy loss of an organization. Profit can be generate when there is a good
planning of purchasing hence this department is also a core for any
organization. Supplier selection criteria, analysis of purchasing costs and the
implementation of information & communication technologies are the main
aspect of purchasing management and it is necessary to look into the effectiveness
of these 3 aspects.
When we mention traditional nayang coffee,
we will think of Ya Kun as they are one of the first who offer traditional
“From its humble beginnings as a modest
coffee stall in the 1940s, the name of Ya Kun has become synonymous with
unparalleled kaya toast and irresistibly fragrant coffee and tea” Ya Kun. (2017).
The characteristic about Yan Kun is you can enjoy every
cup of coffee which is brew using the traditional pot and sock in an
air-conditioned café at affordable prices. Today Ya Kun have over forty
outlets in Singapore, about half of which are franchised and over thirty
overseas outlets all franchised across seven countries. The main products for
Ya Kun are traditional nayang coffee, kaya toast and soft boiled eggs.
The main competitors for Ya Kun Kaya Toast
are Toast Box with over 70 outlets and Killiney Kopitiam with over 40 outlets. Both
of the competitors offer the same products as Ya Kun besides offering some
other local delicacies. Ya Kun suppliers are mostly local to cater to the taste
of the locals here. Ya Kun Kaya Toast main goal is to establish themselves as a
household name in Singapore and Asia offering delectable kaya toast and good