In working with diverse suppliers, many take the phrases “capacity constraints” and “supply base consolidation” too lightly. Even the best prepared diverse supplier – the one walking in the corporate door fully registered in the company’s SLM (supplier lifecycle management) tool, with their current diversity certificate already uploaded, prepared with exciting products, and several client references – can still easily fail to get any business.
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