Supplier Management Blog Posts

Supplier management is the process of overseeing and working with suppliers to ensure that they provide the best possible products or services to the company. This can involve activities such as selecting suppliers, negotiating prices and contracts, verifying the quality of products or services, and managing supplier relationships.

How significant is supplier management in the procurement industry

In the procurement industry, vendor management is an essential part of conducting business. By working with suppliers effectively, procurement professionals can ensure that they get the best deals and the best products or services for their company.

Things to Keep in mind while functioning in supplier management:

There are a few key things to keep in mind when it comes to supplier network. First, it’s important to select the right suppliers. This means finding suppliers who can provide quality products or services that meet the company’s needs. It’s also important to negotiate prices and contracts that are fair and favorable for the company. Finally, it’s important to manage supplier relationships effectively. This includes maintaining good communication, addressing any issues that arise, and working together to find solutions.

By following these tips, procurement professionals can ensure that they are getting the most out of their supplier relationships. Supplier management can be a complex process, but it’s a crucial part of doing business in the procurement industry

Must Read Supplier Management Blog Posts

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September 3, 2018

Supplier Performance Measurement: Keeping It Simple But Actionable

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June 13, 2018

These 6 Simple Steps can Build you a Strong Supplier Relationship

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June 12, 2018

Role of Procurement in Supplier Value Chain for Business Advantage

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May 31, 2018

7 Supply Chain Challenges for Procurement Leaders in the next 7 years

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May 9, 2018

Impact of ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) on Region’s Procurement

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May 2, 2018

The Relevance and Irrelevance of Payment Term Extension

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March 30, 2018

Moving Beyond Supplier Financial Risk

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March 30, 2018
Automate Your Supplier Management Processes for Better Financial Performance

Automate Your Supplier Management Processes for Better Financial Performance

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March 29, 2018

Supply Chain Traceability and the Resurrection of Business Sustainability

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In IT Buying, does Procurement play any role at all?

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