Supplier relationship management and supply chain collaboration have been with us for several years. And they have appeared under various guises such as partnering, alliances and consortiums, to name three. Today, they are perhaps more pertinent than ever. But now these approaches can be more effectively integrated to create value and build sustainable relationships.



  • Integrating collaboration with the business
  • Developing a collaborative supply chain strategy
  • Understanding your collaborative capability
  • Choosing a supplier to partner with
  • Setting up governance and contracts
  • Maintaining the relationship
  • Managing relationships over time
  • Exiting a collaborative initiative
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