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Ignition Guide to Qualifying and Onboarding Suppliers

Published: 09 February 2016

ID: G00386094

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


This guide includes documents that will help you understand risks associated with the supplier, establish accountability and performance targets for the supplier, and create an onboarding plan to successfully onboard the supplier.

Table Of Contents



Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 1 of 3: Evaluate Risks and Segment Suppliers


Step 2 of 3: Identify Supplier Roles, Responsibilities, and Training Needs


Step 3 of 3: Kick Off the Supplier Onboarding Plan


Review Your Performance

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