Qualification of suppliers in a selected production enterprise
Scientific Papers of Silesian University of Technology. Organization and Management Series
Purpose: Supply logistics in an enterprise is extremely important because regardless of the business profile, all enterprises purchase materials, semi-finished products, raw materials or various types of services on the market. Typically, the amount of purchased assortment is so large that it can be stated that the share of materials in the total costs of the company is significant. The indicator of a modern enterprise is the number of clients and their level of satisfaction, which is why
... which is why quality is a key factor for each production company (Kuczyńska-Chałada, and Furman, 2016) and an important element of process improvement is also an aspect of work safety (Małysa et al., 2019) . The purpose of this article is to show that the process of choosing a reliable supplier does not end with choosing the supplier that offers the lowest rates for materials, but other elements that should be considered when choosing a supplier. Design/methodology/approach: This is a research paper and the author presents the process of suppliers' qualification using the specified supplier evaluation criteria. Findings: Before writing the paper we put a hypothesis stating an important feature of the supplier should be flexibility and readiness to change, develop and implement new solutions, because the supplier should strive for the customer. Research limitations/implications: This is a research paper and the author utilized survey method. Practical implications: What criteria determine the selection of the best supplier for the enterprise.