Without a smooth supply chain process, every link in the chain runs the risk of becoming complicated and accident-prone in today’s touch-and-go, highly unpredictable environment.
Without effective supply chain management, a process that ought to be simple and quick can end up taking more time and resources than it should.
On the other hand, having an excessive number of suppliers might be costly. It all comes down to connections in the end. And maintaining an open channel of business communication is the greatest approach to cultivate the best business relationships. Take your supplier and their business seriously, if your business is to be taken seriously.