The study investigated “The impact of a buyer-supplier relationship on supply chain
perforniance, a case study on steelworks LTD.” The study was guided by three res~earch
objectives which were; To find out the impact and benefits of the buyer-supplier relationship on
supply chain performance, to establish the relationship between buyer and supplier on supply
chain perfonnance and lastly to identify the type of buyer-supplier relationship that exists at
Bweyogerere steel works.
The methodology involved the use of a cross-sectional research design because the researcher
intended to use a variety of knowledgeable respondents. Quantitative measures were employed
through the use of questionnaires to attain data from the variables under investigation to generate
The findings revealed that Steel works has various factors that lead to the development of
supplier relationship some of these factors singled out were: Huge reduction in the cost of
purchasing, logistics is attributed to existing relationships, the institution shares the information
freely with its suppliers, enhanced innovation and creativity is realized through the relationship,
joint problem solving and risk sharing is enhanced through the relationship, the institute enjoys a
bigger market share through partnering with its suppliers, most of the materials purchased by
your institution are usually of low value and low volume, the institution is always engaged in
joint collaboration with its suppliers, the institution obtains most of its materials from external
mpply sources, most transactions with your suppliers are basically one-off, the institution
lepends on a variety of suppliers for the provision of its material needs, joint collaborations with
y’our suppliers improves product quality and innovations, timely delivery and reduced supply risk
esults from closer communication with your suppliers, improvement in material quality and
ilimination waste results from clear understanding of material requirements, flexibility is
mhanced as a result of sharing information on materials needs of other organization and lastly
ncreased reliance on multiple suppliers increases the rate with which materials are made
wailable to your institution.
[‘he study recommends here is need for hiring staff with required advanced procurement skills md most of all continuous on job training in form of seminars, short courses and workshops as
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