Reactive or Strategic Supplier

Reactive or Strategic Supplier Development

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When considering Supplier Development as part of your ESD plan it is wise to consider the two different processes of supplier development as defined by Krause, Handfield and Scannel (1997).  The one process is reactive in nature while the other is strategic in nature.  The reactive process is what you focus on to assist companies to improve their performance.  Suppliers are struggling …