Successful supply chain design, including how Supply Chain Partners are chosen, is fundamental to achieving a healthy and high performing supply chain. Organisations should promote innovation in the supply chain and seek to constantly improve the design based on past experience.

The Organisation Can Demonstrate and Supply Chain Partners Can Validate:

5.1

That it supports, develops and encourages its Supply Chain Partners to fulfil their contractual obligations from contract award throughout the life of the contract.

5.2

That it supports, develops and encourages its Supply Chain Partners to evolve, build capacity and develop comprehensive services to support them in remaining viable and sustainable organisations.

5.3

That it actively promotes and facilitates the development of staff within the supply chain.