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Supplier

A company that provides goods or services to another company. These goods or services may be used to make a different good or service (which is then sold to customers). Alternately, the supplier may provide retail goods or services that a company simply re-sells.

supplier

a producer or distributor of a GOOD or SERVICE. See also INTERNAL SUPPLIER.

supplier

see FIRM.
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Suppliers must sell and provide economic benefits to their customers through supplies varying from a single niche specialized product up to a wide range of goods and/or services that can materially impact business unit competitiveness.
In return, our suppliers like ASI provide us with innovative solutions and a wealth of fresh approaches.
Increase supplier enablement by connecting to suppliers thathave limited technical ability
Before entering into a contract, foreign suppliers should conduct some "due diligence" on any prospective Japanese distributors to determine if they have a history of disputes with other suppliers.
Consider the use of "tax only" summaries or invoices to be sent by suppliers to purchasers to address valid receipt concerns.
QS 9000 represents the harmonization of the above systems, and will apply to all their internal and external suppliers of production and service parts and materials.
You can use the measurement-establishment process to select and maintain relationships with the best suppliers for you.
At the same time, established suppliers say they have become increasingly price-conscious too.
He credited Chrysler suppliers with reaching out to the minority business community and signing some on as partners, but "overall, it is clear there is room for improvement.
Price, bargained across a number of suppliers for the lowest possible bid, is no longer efficient since advantage now derives from higher-quality components and service, all following from the imposition of strict production standards and tighter supplier supervision.
Deep profiles of 16 major suppliers that offer details on manufacturing capabilities, quality controls, future development plans and more.
The prevailing theory at the time was that two or three suppliers would dominate each key component/system segment (e.

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