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3 Ways to Improve Your Supplier Relationship

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The buyer-supplier relationship can be tenuous at times because so much depends on performance. Boost your supplier relationship and your performance. Communication Is Key As a buyer for manufacturing, your product development and assembly are completely dependent upon your suppliers. Those parts, however small, must be delivered on time with the exact specifications in order …

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Exception Reporting: Reaching the Pareto Point

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The Pareto principle, also known as the 80/20 rule, is commonly used to break down data sets because of its relative simplicity and eerie accuracy. 80% of a company’s spend is with 20% of their suppliers, and 80% of purchase transactions stem from 20% of the company’s buyers. These are both good news and ease …

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