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.
CIPS comments after last night's investigative panorama programme
First published in Suply management magazine.
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The idea of supplier segmentation is pretty simple - grouping suppliers in a supply base by their impact on the business (Rogers, 2009)