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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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SCAs are an example of how DLA is applying the tenets of supply chain management in its supplier operations areas to establish effective approaches to customer support.
As the illustration "The 80's and Before" shows, the traditional relationship between the OEM and supplier was basically a direct one.
To avoid this, owners need to ensure that their agreement includes an obligation for their supplier to remain market competitive.
mills owned by a large integrated paper supplier have begun standardizing by requiring service providers to pass the 10-hour OSHA General Industry Safety Course in lieu of a mill site safety orientation.
It is diverse suppliers like ASI that advance the strategic initiative of Supplier Diversity at Kraft Foods and within the industry.
This joint offering tackles the supplier enablement problem head-on by attacking one of the remaining barriers to e-procurement adoption and time-to-value.
The distributor denies the supplier has the right to terminate of refuse to renew the contract and demands reinstatement of substantial damages as compensation for its alleged losses.
In an ERS transaction, the supplier ships goods based upon an Advance Shipping Notice (ASN), and the purchaser, upon receipt, confirms the existence of a corresponding purchase order or contract, verifies the identity and quantity of the goods, and then pays the supplier.
Under this method, the supplier seeks ISO 9000 certification and QS 9000 certification.
The evolution is a response to today's business environment, in which lean staffs, competitive pressures an more complex situations require you to establish lasting supplier partnerships rather than "name-only" alliances.
Another supplier, Davis-Standard, also vows to redefine processor's perceptions of value by offering low-cost machines in conjunction with the support services long offered by established, higher-priced competitors.
He pledged that Chrysler was going to do better with its minority purchases and outlined key changes to its minority supplier program.