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How to Respond to Escalating Supplier Penalties, Fines and Deductions From Retailers

Published: 24 May 2018

ID: G00354782

Analyst(s): Simon Bailey


Many retailers have recently made supplier delivery criteria more stringent and increased financial penalties for nonconformance. This research gives the retailers' rationale for these penalties and shares extensive recommendations on how supply chain leaders in suppliers should respond.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Who Is Levying Fines?
  • How Should You Handle the Financial Side of the Penalties?
  • What Issues Give Rise to Penalties, Fines and Deductions?

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