Supplier Positioning

Supplier positioning is the process of classifying spend with a supplier in terms of the profit potential and supply risk and assists in prioritising categories of spend and developing the right strategy.

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CIPS UK Conference 2018


Wednesday 31 October 2018


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Supplier Segmentation

The idea of supplier segmentation is pretty simple - grouping suppliers in a supply base by their impact on the business (Rogers, 2009)

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