About the author Helen B. Gerhard has been in quality assurance for more than 25 years. She’s written and implemented procedures for supplier management as well as performed internal and supplier audits for several manufacturing companies across North America and Europe. See Helen’s LinkedIn profile. https://www.linkedin.com/in/helen-gerhard-44435a/

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Why Your Company Needs a Supplier Management Process

By Helen Gerhard Your manufacturing company relies on suppliers to ensure operations run smoothly. After all, you want your products created on-time and on-budget, without impediments. Your company’s reputation is on the line, as well as organizational goals, such as quality, safety, environmental-compliance, and more. But it’s not just about your organization; your customers have…