Gartner® WhitepaperThe Journey to Effective Supplier Collaboration – Strategy Design
Strategy development is the first step towards effective supplier collaboration. Align internal stakeholders and strategy with the overall goal.
Do You Want to Improve Collaboration with Your Suppliers but Are Unsure Where to Start?
In their latest research, Gartner® outlines the key steps for a strategic approach.
- Cost optimization
- Risk minimization
- Responsibility and sustainability
- Operational process improvements
- Preferential treatment by suppliers
- Revenue growth through supplier product innovations
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The Journey to Effective Supplier Collaboration: Step 1 – Strategy Design, Miguel Cossio, 2 February 2021
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More from Gartner® on Managing Supplier Relationships
Gartner® has published a series of four reports that examine various aspects of creating supplier relationships which serve as a guide for procurement managers.
The Journey to Effective Supplier Collaboration: Step 2
– Internal Stakeholder Alignment –
Read here how purchasers create alignment and secure support from internal stakeholders.
The Journey to Effective Supplier Collaboration: Step 3
– Strategy Launch –
Discover how you can strategically convince suppliers of the benefits of closer collaboration.
The Journey to Effective Supplier Collaboration: Step 4
– Governance and Scaling –
Learn how you can nurture long-term supplier relationships and which mindset you need to be successful.