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Building relationships with suppliers.
At Carr Jenkins Hood we can provide start-up businesses in the Swansea area with help and advice. Here are some basic considerations regarding suppliers and purchasing.
When it comes to building a market and servicing it, you and your suppliers are on the same side, so you should consider trying to build a relationship with them that reflects that.
Sit down with them as 'partners' and try to work out an arrangement that benefits both parties.
Try to identify:
In a period of economic difficulty or uncertainty, remember that suppliers might raise their prices, so try to negotiate a long-term discount with them.
You could also consider putting all major costs out to tender on a regular basis.
If you are starting a business in the Swansea area and would like help and advice, contact Carr Jenkins Hood.
Do you have any questions for us?
Simply get in touch and the relevant team member will get back to you asap.