These partners provide a greater percentage of competitive items per vendor than SSA suppliers
or are non-OEM sole-source providers of strategically important items.
The good news is that those suppliers
that are creative and can manage in this complex world will have the best opportunity in years to have positive top and bottom line results.
In addition, the machinery manufacturer knows the expected drainage characteristics for each element of the new former as well as the vacuum levels and can, along with the fabric supplier
, provide a complete system to meet the requirements.
In cases where a distributor has made a substantial investment of time, money of effort to develop a market for a supplier
's products, courts have imposed restrictions on a supplier
's right to terminate its distributor even if the supplier
has terminated in accordance with the agreement--indeed, even if the distributor has breached the contract.
Since the supplier
no longer has complete control over the tax calculation function when using ERS, this becomes more complicated.
Quality Standard 9000--previously termed Quality System Standard and Quality System Requirements--was scheduled to be rolled out to the supplier
community this month, with effective dates announced later.
For example, if you've narrowed the candidates to two excellent suppliers
who are equally capable but one uses quality tools and techniques with more sophistication than either you do or the other candidate does, then contract with this supplier
As with many new suppliers
, attractive pricing will play a competitive role too.
As a major supplier
in many areas, since the very beginning of the company, we've followed a general rule: We won't compete with our customers, and we won't compete with our suppliers
Is the geographic distribution of these suppliers
the same as that for banks?
The results of Global Sources' latest supplier
survey, summarizing price, product, production and R&D trends for the next 12 months
The prevailing theory at the time was that two or three suppliers
would dominate each key component/system segment (e.