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Tips on Maintaining Good Vendor Relationships

Your vendors represent your business and often have direct contact with your customers. Maintaining a good relationship built on mutual trust will encourage them to help grow your business, promote your vision, and potentially help you through tough times.
Tips on Maintaining Good Vendor Relationships
Explain your business goals.
It’s critical at the start of any vendor relationship to communicate your goals, business vision, and your expectations. When a vendor understands how important customer service is to you, for example, they will be encouraged to work harder in that area. Knowing your goals will help them make the best decisions in your favor.
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Last updated: Feb 23, 2011


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