- Sub-optimal Supplier selectionâ€“ not based on the right criteria
- Integration of supplier products into product baseline is problematic
- Management and technical staff do not have insight into supplierâ€™s activities
- Supplier issues are not covered in a timely manner
- Supplier products are accepted even when they donâ€™t meet the product requirements
Why Should You Care? Becauseâ€¦
- A supplier can make or break your project
- You are ultimately responsible to your customer for supplier performance.