Role of Supplier Development Programme in Supply Chain Management

Supplier Development Programme and its link with SCM Supplier Development Programme is one the key initiative in many large organisation and perceived as key driver to enable supply chain competitiveness. To understand this, lets briefly look into definition  Supply Chain Management (SCM). Supply Chain Management was introduced in the early 1980s (Oliver and Webber, 1982) but it has only been growing in importance since the early 1990s. SCM is defined as the “integration of trading partners” key business processes from initial raw material extraction to the final or end customer, including all intermediate processing, transportation and storage activities and final […]