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supplier

An organisation that contracts with an acquirer to supply systems, software or services under the terms of a contract.
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Certified industrywide programs or concepts could help reduce the cost of multiple site safety compliance while still maintaining standards acceptable to mills and suppliers.
In cases where a distributor has made a substantial investment of time, money of effort to develop a market for a supplier's products, courts have imposed restrictions on a supplier's right to terminate its distributor even if the supplier has terminated in accordance with the agreement--indeed, even if the distributor has breached the contract.
Since the supplier no longer has complete control over the tax calculation function when using ERS, this becomes more complicated.
Quality Standard 9000--previously termed Quality System Standard and Quality System Requirements--was scheduled to be rolled out to the supplier community this month, with effective dates announced later.
This process includes several external suppliers such as one or more dealers and an issue-and-pay agent.
For us, the real differentiation from other suppliers is in the technology as well as dollars," says sales engineer Brad Gannon.
We think our first-tier suppliers will embrace the 5 percent target because it is right and proper to provide greater opportunities for minorities in the auto industry," Lutz said.
As a major supplier in many areas, since the very beginning of the company, we've followed a general rule: We won't compete with our customers, and we won't compete with our suppliers.
As the demands on the supply base have become greater in the last few years, the ability of the more profitable suppliers to invest in key areas makes it increasingly difficult for everyone else to catch up.
We wanted to break the myth that minority suppliers were hard to find and expensive and that customers didn't care about them.
These supply chain alliances (SCAs), are being established with DLA suppliers that are not original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) but still collectively comprise a substantial portion of DLA's obligation dollars and provide critical items to the agency's customers.

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