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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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Supplier.io is the provider of solutions that enable companies to manage, optimise, and scale their supplier diversity programmes.
At the median, organizations performing weekly reviews of top-tier suppliers have 95% of their supplier deliveries made on time.
These examples show that there are many risks involved in suppliers becoming competitors, foremost of which is getting the ire of the customers and losing a supply contract altogether.
In Honda's supply network, there is a second-tier supplier whose products are used across multiple Honda car models (Choi & Hong, 2002).
Customers of choice gain unique benefits, such as access to the supplier's best people, access to the resources required to serve account relationships, first access to the supplier's latest technological advances, more favorable terms, shared risk taking, and priority allocation of resources or production capacity in times of scarcity.
Based on the percentage of suppliers giving a rating of 5 or 6 on a rating scale from 1 to 6, where 6 is extremely important (attributes) or excellent (supplier ratings).
The Army sustainment community has already made efforts to address supplier performance issues and to regularly assess supplier performance, but risk analysis and relationship value have not received the same attention.
Hence a case study research strategy is used to construct an analytic framework for selecting the best supplier.
We have a plethora of diverse suppliers who are providing us with everything from power and packaging to technical services and staffing.
Supplier integration goes beyond supplier certification, partnering and strategic business alliances--it leverages the supplier's capabilities by integrating its supply chain, business processes and organization with those of the manufacturer.
For financial institutions, the availability of a closed-loop infrastructure between buyer and supplier is an undeniable opportunity.
The debtor-supplier wants to make sure that the customer is not just setting it up for the short-term while it finds a replacement supplier. Thus, the agreements will frequently prohibit the customer from using a new supplier without the occurrence of a default.

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