Saturday, 15 September 2007

Supplier Associations

Supplier collaboration is all the rage these days. Modern supply chain is all about extending the sphere of influence and de-risking the process. For many organizations this has been acheived through supplier associations - groups of suppliers getting together for mutual benefit. Over at http://www.strategysquared.com/ they've investigated the subject tracing it's routes from Japanese manufacturing and taken a look at it's benefits and problems - For more information check out their article on Supplier Associations, benfits through supplier collaboration