Chennai: Southern Railway, in association with Integral Coach Factory, is conducting Vendors Meet 2019 in Kochi on May 10, 2019, at the Kerala Chamber of Commerce & Industry premises. All the present and potential vendors of Railways can participate in the Vendors meet.
According to a press release, stalls at the above venue will be exhibiting various items for which Railways seek new/additional vendor base. Organisations such as FICCI, ASSOCHAM, CII.. other local industries including large industrial houses are specially invited to participate in the Vendors Meet, 2019. The Vendors Meet will have exclusive Q&A sessions and One-on-one interaction with vendors.
In an endeavour to strengthen Railways’ supply chain, Indian Railways has planned to conduct Vendors Meet Pan-India at regular intervals. The focus area of the Vendors Meet shall primarily be:
· Induction of new vendors in Railways’ supply chain
· Broad basing of the product range of Existing Railway Vendors to include high-value items in their product mix
· Handholding of new vendors by displaying sharing information on –
a. Specification/drawing and other facilities required for manufacturing
b. Annual requirement of Railways, present rates, existing suppliers
c. Item-wise vendors approving agencies and approved vendors
d. Vendor approval process/criteria/methodology, etc.,
e. Ease of doing business in Railways Supply Chain in Railway digital supply chain
f. Open house discussion on issues related to Vendor development.
Other Zonal Railways, Production units and PSUs of Railways are also conducting Vendors Meet during the month of May 2019 at important locations.
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