BlueShift Consulting can identify suppliers who meet your needs, assess them using state of the art assessment tools, qualify them using proven processes, and show you how to manage them so that everyone wins.
A Strategic Supplier Alliance is a long-term non-adversarial relationship with a supplier where the relationship advances the strategy of both companies.
This is what you need for long term success:
Good working relationships
Work with your Strategic Suppliers to continuously:
Improve lead time
Six Steps Leading to a Strategic Supplier Alliance
1. Establish Supplier Capability 2. Establish Supplier Management Commitment 3. Facilitate Early Involvement 4. Use Prototypes & Beta to Validate Production Capability 5. Use Pilot Production to Validate Production Processes 6. Gate to Volume Production