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What Do You Know About Your Critical Suppliers?


Robert A. Kemp, Ph.D., C.P.M.
Robert A. Kemp, Ph.D., C.P.M., President, Kemp Enterprises, 515-221-2503,

88th Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2003 - Nashville, TN

Supply management is about creating and leading the supply chain to ensure continuity of supply with better service and more involvement for suppliers to provide our customers unexpected results. Many authorities agree that supplier evaluation is a critically important element of supply management processes and that we ought to be able to do it better, faster and with fewer resources. Now web-based techniques make it relatively easy and economical for us to create even more complex models for supplier evaluations. This workshop shows how traditional and web-based supplier evaluation and development models help us maximize the value of our supply base and our personal value to the organization.

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