Supplier relations

This topic contains articles on supplier relations, including dealing with vendors, performance management, supplier relationship management (SRM), partnerships, strategy, negotiation and supplier diversity.

The importance of payment to SRM
President of Huawei SEA presents at their 2019 Core Partner Convention in Thailand. © Huawei
Huawei procurement spend to hit $652m in 2019
Redefine the relationship between buyers and suppliers © Getty Images
Buyers should see suppliers as partners not competition
Lessons on engagement from Aleksandr the meerkat? Simples © Compare the Market
How a meerkat proves the value of engagement
Look to your supply chains to embed social value
Durham County Council supplier Taylor Shaw provides ‘fun to cook’ sessions as part of its school meals contract © Taylor Shaw
Durham County Council's social value contracts
Woolworths commits to prompt payment of small firms
Danone's biodigester which converts 40,000 tons of organic waste each year into natural fertilizer used by local farmers, while producing biogas to provide power for 1,200 inhabitants © Danone
Suppliers save $19.3bn by cutting emissions
Thales UK has diverse business divisions, including aerospace and defence ©Thales
Do these companies have the best procurement processes?
Businesswoman Fatimata Abukaari received a microloan from one of LV's suppliers, the social enterprise WildHearts ©WildHearts
Case study: LV boosts social enterprise spend
Northumbrian Water's John Murray and Laura McMain (centre) pictured with comedian Russell Kane and Patrick Dunne of Sainsbury's at the CIPS SM Awards 2018
How to create a compelling supplier day
High calibre speakers at the DFID event presented to over 100 delegates
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