Ensureing there is the correct level of quality managment and compliance to manage your supply chain, achieve business and brand value is critical in todays ever competitive market. Are you or your team prequalifing suppliers to ensure quality and social compliance goals are achieved?
Before you visit a new vendor to assess their capabilities, receiving samples of their previous production will give you the opportunity to examine their quality, manufacturing technique, expertise and innovation.
Clearly, define the sourcing project scope with clear milestones and objectives. Success driven sourcing activities are projects that need a clear statement of what you and stakeholders want to accomplish.
Sourcing begins with a vision of defining objects that services the greater need of the commercial enterprise, brands, product categories and raw materials. If you don’t know the business and subcategory vision, you will not be able to achieve all needs.