Vertical Conflict

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Vertical Conflict

Competition between two or more companies at different levels on the channel of distribution. For example, a manufacturer may stop selling to a retailer because another company offers a better deal. See also: Horizontal Conflict.
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Vertical conflicts are detected more easily considering the security cylinders.
They work with a broad cross-section of rural and urban communities and are recognised for their work in supporting land rights for local communities at-risk from resource extraction, for monitoring human rights abuses, and facilitating resolution of both horizontal and vertical conflicts in Papua.
All of the above dynamics sustain the potential for both horizontal and vertical conflict.
These vertical conflicts are due to goal incompatibility related to profitability at each channel level, different percep tions about realities in yard and drayage operations, and ideological differences between big and small organizations.
37] Horizontal conflict occurs between similar firms at the same level in the channel, intertype conflict occurs between different types of intermediaries at the same level, and vertical conflict occurs between intermediaries at different levels of the channel.
As a result, the horizontal tensions within units were moved into the relationships between levels of the organization, either creating new vertical conflicts or joining with and augmenting established ones.

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