Supply Chain, Logistics & Warehouse Training

Supplier Performance and Supply Assurance: Getting the Best From Suppliers

When it comes to improving supplier performance supply assurance, the application of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) in managing your supply base more efficiently can generate big savings for your organization.

At many companies, Purchasing or Procurement is riddled with an inability to track and optimize supplier performance supply assurance and quality, leading to missed opportunities for economies of scale or scope.  When you consider the total impact of these influencing factors, the composite takes on a critical significance for an organization’s overall health.  Simply put, quality suppliers cannot be defined without relationship parameters and performance results.

Even where executives and organizations recognize that effective supplier relationships are indeed a major contributing factor in improving financial performance and customer satisfaction, and even where the need to define those relationship parameters and performance results is understood, many of those same organizations and executives have little or no concept of how to manage their own supply base and to build effective supplier relationships to impact the bottom line.

This Supply performance and supply assurance training on supplier performance supply assurance, qualification, certification, selection, utilization, and evaluation. Supply performance and supply assurance training can provide you with the tools and methods that will help you define and manage your supplier relationships effectively, enabling you to capture those substantial savings that may have been eluding your organization to date.

Special bonuses of supplier performance supply assurance

This workshop abounds with valuable tools, references, samples, templates, forms, checklists, and step-by-step guidelines to give you a quick start for using the ideas on the job.  Here’s some of what you will get:

  • Internal client or customer guide to using the purchasing department
  • Vendor qualification statement survey questionnaire
  • 4-page supplier visit evaluation checklist
  • Supplier Qualification Flowchart
  • Sample Supplier Relations and Supply Base Management Policy Statement
  • CEO Draft Letter on Supplier Contact and Relations
  • Sample Supplier Information and Qualification Form
  • Sample Supplier Welcome Booklet—Doing Business with Your Company
  • Sample Letter of Instruction on Solicitations and Purchase Commitments
  • Model Negotiation Plan and Sample Negotiation Objectives
  • Sample Guidelines for a Supplier Suggestion Program
  • Guidelines for Hosting a Supplier Day
  • 10 Sample Formats for Supplier Performance Evaluation Reporting

Plus a fact-filled, comprehensive workbook for continued reference!

What yo will learn in supplier performance supply assurance?

Don’t miss the chance to focus on what is most critical to improving supplier performance for your organization:

  • The 4 keys to leverage and supplier base consolidation
  • Working with internal customers and clients
  • Early supplier involvement and supplier development
  • Build supplier relationships through alliances and partnering
  • The 3 questions of strategic supply planning
  • Define the 4 types of supplier relationships and the 5 categories of suppliers
  • Focus on the 3 kinds of supply arrangements and their situational applicability
  • The 4 supplier classifications of purchasing impact and supply base relationship management
  • Conduct supplier surveys and supplier visits
  • Perform supplier qualification and due diligence
  • Negotiate for supplier improvements on a win/win basis
  • Achieve good supplier relationships through the 10 Better Negotiating Tips
  • Identify value-added opportunities through VA/VE
  • Rate, assess, and evaluate suppliers through a performance report card or measurement system
  • Reduce, rationalize, and optimize the supply base and implement the process
  • Measure the process through supply base metrics and cost savings and avoidance methodologies
  • The 4-step process to implement strategic sourcing
  • Deal with sole sources and limited competition
  • The criteria for evaluating third party service providers
  • Ensure that you know your marketplace and follow the 10-point Know Your Supplier Checklist
  • Measure supplier quality through the 7-step SPC System Flowchart
  • The use of internet technologies and the impact on the supply base
  • The Rule of 55 and ABC Purchasing Classification Analysis
  • Control the 3 types of supply base management costs
  • Establish and report a value-added cost savings/avoidance accrual methodology
  • The 20 cost-reduction opportunities available to your organization

Who Should Attend

Who should supplier performance supply assurance?

supplier performance supply assurance is for anyone who wants to audit their organization’s existing supplier sourcing, selection, qualification, certification, rating and evaluation programs or who has the need to improve supplier base relationship management to stay competitive.

This supplier performance supply assurance training will be particularly beneficial to directors of purchasing, procurement, or supply management; procurement or sourcing managers; materials, logistics, and operations managers; purchasing, contracting, or acquisition personnel who deal directly with suppliers; and senior managers to whom purchasing or materials or supply management reports.

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