If you have responsibility for managing suppliers to your organisation, this white paper provides an eight-stage process to help you understand the breadth of strategic supplier relationship management and how to implement it effectively to gain maximum benefit.

It looks at the whole process from supplier on-boarding and the need to really know your suppliers – and the pitfalls that can await those who do not. Moving through to the importance of measuring what really matters and selecting the right tools in order to develop open communications with strategic suppliers that permeate the entire business – not just the procurement department. Also, it takes a look at likely obstacles to success and the need for effective contract and performance management at each stage.

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