Oct, 21, 2019

Supplier Evaluation Using a Decision Matrix

When evaluating any type of provider, supplier, or vendor there are always several criteria related to your project or business need you may already have in mind that may greatly affect your provider selection decision. [...]

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Oct, 18, 2019

Improving Your Supplier Search

Although you may not yet know who your potential suppliers or providers are, what you know for sure are your requirements and some of the criteria the providers must abide by. [...]

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Oct, 18, 2019

Global Supplier Directory

Our supplier directory is a bit different from all other typical online directories. First, it's truly global, although you can still find local results. Second, and most importantly, it allows you to evaluate providers according to your own business requirements. [...]

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Oct, 18, 2019

Industrial Supplier Search

By default, the Bridge platform gives you global provider results unless you filter them with a local or regional tag (eg. ny, usa) for cases when you're only looking for local suppliers. Let's look at the different methods you have to discover specific types of providers. [...]

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Oct, 15, 2019

What are business referrals and how do they work?

Business referrals are essentially the same as referrals in a personal setting. By referring a third-party (a person, service, product, etc) to someone else, you're making that person aware of its existence. In addition, if the person trusts your judgement, that referral is also seen as a recommendation. [...]

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Aug, 28, 2019

Wholesale Suppliers in Western Europe

Western Europe is a value-add destination for manufacturing and industrial production within Europe itself, as well as internationally. Lower production and real-estate costs, access to raw materials, highly skilled labor, and a western and foreign-friendly culture make Portugal an attractive choice for companies. [...]

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Aug, 26, 2019

Outsourcing in Western Europe

Diversifying your supply chain and finding value suppliers or services in Europe can be a tricky proposition nowadays. Either they're not competitive with other emerging markets due to labor costs and exchange rates, or the governance or skills you require is non-existent or is severely inefficient.

To truly find value, you're forced to move your search to the periphery of Europe - which can be to your advantage. Typically, high-end industrial manufacturing, technology, and services are found in the core countries with the stronger economies, and natural products, handcrafting items, and tourism are found in the periphery. While this still prevails, it's no longer the full story. [...]

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