If ever there was an event to demonstrate the interconnectivity of our global supply chains, and the vital work done by procurement to keep them running, it’s COVID-19. The pandemic highlighted just how much organisations depend upon their suppliers, and those that have fared best have been the ones with strong relationships with their partners, seen as a "customer of choice". We are working closely with organisations globally to help them position their business to be resilient now, as well as dealing with future impacts on their supply chains.
Written with guidance from The International Trade Centre (ITC), our Safe Supplier Operating Standard and the accompanying white paper outline a global standard for organisations to ensure that their suppliers are stable, able, and safe to operate in a COVID world.
Powered by more than 13 years of proprietary global supplier management research; SupplierBase has been developed by experienced consultants utilising their deep knowledge, insights, and experience gained from our ongoing projects and services.
SupplierBase is modular in nature, enabling the tool to grow with your organisation, goals, and objectives, all whilst delivering a centralised hub for supply management that will increase your ability to:
Our highly modular training programme can be quickly tailored to deliver in-house programmes to help procurement teams understand contract management, risk management and supplier joint account planning as part of the procurement life cycle. Every topic, activity, and exercise has a clear line of sight into the day-to-day life of a procurement professional. To maximise the effectiveness of people redeployed to spend more time with strategic suppliers, State of Flux has developed a training curriculum for all aspects of supplier management.
When the delivery of this curriculum in a single physical location was disrupted by COVID-19 we rapidly switched to a virtual classroom.