Supplier Diversity

By on November 4, 2013

If you have a diverse supply base in traditional terms, you have a pool of suppliers manufacturing different things for you. The different pieces that make up the end product to your company all come together at some point in time. Think of the work, time, and money involved in making this happen; using five suppliers and the associated risk involved to insure everything comes together perfectly. An example of this process is below. I ask that you think of all of the work your company performs and cost incurred when doing business this way? You outsource the following pieces...
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Summit Steel Gets a New Site

By on October 9, 2013

Over the past 20 years of our company’s existence as a manufacturer, many things have changed. One of the most substantial changes we have seen are related to how manufactures communicate with current and future customers. Social media and spectacular websites have taken over the traditional pick up the phone and find a supplier or customer. At Summit Steel and Manufacturing, we have steadily adapted to this change in how business is performed in our industry. Most recently we made the commitment to take things to the next level and become a leader and not follow and set a new...
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