How to make due diligence reviews easier
Make the due diligence process easier with Maple Street’s Street Smart Vendor Review Kits.
How a vendor management scorecard helps you manage your vendor
Learn the three steps to getting the performance you want by using a vendor management scorecard.
How well do you know your vendor?
Your vendors are more essential for your success today than ever before. Vetting and onboarding the right vendor can be a complicated and daunting task. Here are some tips that can help you better understand your vendors.
We want to scorecard your vendor management program
Maple Street has negotiated vendor contracts for our credit union and community bank clients for 20 years and, for the last several, we’ve been encouraging a strategy we call “Relationship Contracting.”
The differences between service and software
Just because you have the latest, most expensive software, doesn’t mean you’ll be able to instantaneously get the results you want. The truth is software ≠ service.
Four reasons why outsourcing is in
As 2023 begins, credit unions and community banks are facing multiple challenges, including the looming threat of recession, interest rate uncertainty, cybersecurity concerns, and new supervisory priorities for your exam. Many savvy institutions are turning to experts that have the people, tools, and technologies to help with compliance and beyond.
Basic due diligence on any new vendor you need to do
Maple Street expert shares list of basic due diligence you should run on any new vendor you’ll partner with for any length of time.
How Maple Street’s CCUA credit union clients earned 337% on their vendor management programs
With economic uncertainty and intense competition, vendor performance is more important than ever in this competitive market. Maple Street is proud to partner with CCUA to empower its members to thrive with our unique approach to vendor management.
Credit union margins are falling, but you can still come through for your members
According to a recent Credit Union Times article, credit union margins are falling. Maple Street explains how effective vendor management can help.
Top five contract terms to manage vendor risk
Maple Street shares the top terms you should include in your vendor contracts to manage risk.