Guide

Supply chain efficiency

Key areas for your supply chain partnership to focus on

Your supply chain partnership will only work effectively if certain key issues are dealt with. First and foremost, you should be satisfied that your suppliers comply with any applicable environmental legislation. If they don't it could have a direct impact on your business - eg if your business handles products or uses packaging that does not comply with environmental or safety requirements. It could also have an adverse impact on your reputation with customers and your own employees.

Complying with legislation is the minimum standard but other areas to concentrate on include: