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Effective supply is key to a business's success

Suppliers are companies that provide goods or services that a company or business requires producing its products or achieving its aims.

Suppliers can have an effect on a business’s ability to produce a product or provide a service.

There are many factors that can influence a business’s choice of supplier.

  • price
  • location and transport costs
  • lead time
  • product quality
  • reliability
  • reputation