The relationship between group purchasing organizations and suppliers must continue its evolution in order to grow and maintain sustainability and resiliency. Over time, the focus has shifted from a relationship that is generally transactional to one based on collaborative and strategic initiatives that bring increased value among all stakeholders. The rate of change and impact of the past two years has accelerated the need for innovation. Our panel of GPO executives will discuss current and future supplier facing challenges, and the pioneering ways that those challenges are being addressed.
- Define the trends driving the need for evolving GPO relationships with suppliers.
- Explain the benefits of a more strategic mindset and engagements.
- Analyze examples of successful new initiatives.