Tip 8: Seek clarification where required

There are no stupid questions in supplier approval management. If you have doubts, ask. You will be amazed how many cans of worms you open up. A functioning supplier approval management system should detect any high risk suppliers and help them improve or be de-listed.

When did your supplier approval management system last identify a high risk supplier with whom you’ve subsequently removed from your supply chain or worked with to help improve?