Entries by Open Supplier Performance

A Strategy for Supplier Performance and Communication for Manufacturers

In this blog post, we outline the core principles that underpin an effective supplier performance strategy. From setting clear expectations and implementing centralized communication systems to real-time tracking and proactive issue resolution, these practices will empower manufacturers to not only build stronger supplier relationships but also drive operational excellence and sustained growth.

Mid-Sized Business Supplier Performance Tool

Mid-sized businesses face unique challenges in managing their supply chain. They must manage suppliers effectively while also meeting the demands of their customers. Two-way communication with suppliers is critical for ensuring timely delivery of high-quality products and services. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of two-way communication and a supplier performance platform for mid-sized businesses and provide a real-world example of how it can improve performance, reduce costs, and improve delivery times.

Driving Supplier Performance Improvement: A Case Study

For automotive manufacturers, supplier performance is critical to success. Delays in delivery, defects in quality, and other issues can quickly impact production schedules and customer satisfaction. In this blog post, we’ll explore how Open helped a leading automotive company improve supplier performance by implementing supplier scorecards.

Enhancing Supplier Collaboration and Insights: The Need for Advanced Supplier Performance Platforms

In today’s interconnected and dynamic business environment, effective supplier management is no longer just a support function; it’s a strategic imperative that can drive competitiveness and growth. To keep pace with these changes, the traditional concept of supplier portals needs to evolve into something far more comprehensive and impactful: the Supplier Performance Platform.

Introducing Open Supplier Performance – Letter from the CEO

Dear valued customers and future partners, We are excited to announce a significant milestone in our company’s evolution. What you’ve known as QMSC is now evolving into a more expansive and innovative entity — we are thrilled to introduce you to Open Supplier Performance. Open Supplier Performance represents a reaffirmation of our core values: openness, […]

Simplify Supplier Quality

Supplier performance is challenging for a lot of reasons. With 20+ years in industrial manufacturing, processing, supply chain, and continuous improvement, we’ve seen the gamut of supplier performance measurement and reporting strategies and experienced the challenges of trying to implement them. It doesn’t matter if you are a Fortune 100 company, or a company with […]

OPEN Shorts – Driving by the Rearview Mirror

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Dispelling the ‘ERP First’ Myth

This week we heard it again – the CIO nixed the deal. I just couldn’t wrap my mind around the fact that this prospective customer is losing around $30K a month due to supplier related issues, and they weren’t going to fix the problem right now. I knew we could help them because our experience […]