Improving Supplier Reliability - Insights on Supplier Development


  • Report Details: The research for this report was conducted via an online survey from February 2 – May 13, 2016. Surveys were conducted among Manufacturers, Wholesalers/Distributors/Co-operatives and Third-Party Logistics Providers (n=99). Respondents were divided into two groups for analysis: Buyers (n=59) and Suppliers (n=40).
  • Objective: To understand the role of supply chain excellence training in supplier development. Supplier development is defined as a formal program designed to improve the supplier response.
  • Highlight: With the tightening of supplier capacity and the increase in supplier viability, supplier development programs are important to drive reliability, mitigate risk, and drive corporate social responsibility programs.


Full Report

Improving Supplier Reliability -15 June 2016 – Report from Lora Cecere

Summary Charts

Supplier Development Study – Feb-May 2016 – Summary Charts from Lora Cecere