Category Archives: Supplier qualification

3 ways to predict supplier performance

A supplier’s performance, potential and current, is typically looked at under two circumstances, the qualification and the selection process. An organization has the opportunity to avoid potentially poor-performing suppliers during the qualification and selection process. The other opportunity to view …

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Choosing the right suppliers: check references

In the past ten years, procurement and supply management technology have transformed or at least scaled and improved the supplier qualification process. The ability to do electronic RFIs (Requests for Information), RFQs (Request for Quotes), and RFPs (Request for Proposals), …

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5 tips for selecting good suppliers

One of the best ways to prevent supplier performance problems and risks is to select good suppliers in the first place. Bringing on the wrong suppliers is very costly. Here are 5 tips for selecting good suppliers.

1. Know what

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