Long-term strategic supplier relationships are easy to achieve if you prioritise meeting with your suppliers on a regular basis.
Joint strategic initiatives (involving the sourcing team and the supplier’ team) can only be achieved by managing your suppliers as you would a business partner by affording them with:
So how do you build successful supplier relationships?
Below I’ve broken the supplier development process into 5 simple steps.
Naomi Clews Consultancy
Procurement, Tendering, Business Skills