Supply Chain Solutions No.44 – Get it in Writing

Supply Chain Solutions No.44 – Get it in Writing

During the course of engaging a new vendor regarding future endeavours, the scope of services and deliverables through to pricing must be clearly recorded in writing

Supply Chain Solutions No.36 – Supplier Scorecard

Supply Chain Solutions No.36 – Supplier Scorecard

Been able to effectively manage suppliers in a matrix environment can be complicated as departments and individuals will have a different opinion of which vendor is right for their organisation and business needs.

Supply Chain Solutions No.31 – The Supplier is only as good as the information you give them

Supply Chain Solutions No.31 – The Supplier is only as good as the information you give them

Why doesn’t this Chinese supplier listen to what I said or follow the instruction sheet?

Supply Chain Solutions No.21 – Start Small, Trial all New Suppliers

Supply Chain Solutions No.21 – Start Small, Trial all New Suppliers

When starting business with a new supplier think of them as a new employee, they can have a vast amount of experience in the given product category but they will be unfamiliar with your buyer’s process and methodology, they will need to need to go through an induction trial period so both buy and seller develop a solid business understanding.