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Analysis of small and middle size enterprises approaches to suppliers


  • Jaroslava Smolová

    () (University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice)


This paper is focused on problems of small and middle size enterprises with suppliers and especially with vendors rating. Paper is based on research in 157 small and middle size enterprises, which was concerned on supply chain and logistic metrics. More than 66 % of respondents cooperated with 10 or less key suppliers, which are annually confronted with offers of competitive enterprises. The three most important indicators using for vendors rating are price of deliveries, quality and suppliers responsibility.

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  • Jaroslava Smolová, 2008. "Analysis of small and middle size enterprises approaches to suppliers," Acta Universitatis Bohemiae Meridionales, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, vol. 11(3), pages 31-38.
  • Handle: RePEc:boh:actaub:v:11:y:2008:i:3:p:31-38

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