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Four steps for segmenting your supply base for performance management

When setting up a supplier performance management (SPM) process, procurement and supplier managers have often asked me which suppliers they should evaluate. Should they focus primarily on the suppliers with whom they spend the most money? Should they try to …

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New Podcast: Measuring Supplier Performance

Many people are looking for advice about how to create supplier scorecards specifically and how to measure supplier performance generally. 

Listen as Sherry Gordon is interviewed about measuring supplier performance by Sandra Gauvin, Editor of Current Quality newsletter.

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Segmenting the Supply Base for Lean

In a rush of enthusiasm about a lean supply chain, some firms expect that their suppliers will embrace lean with equal passion. Passion for lean can be contagious, but getting suppliers to adopt lean requires much more work than lean

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