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.
Maple Street becomes first vendor management company to scorecard itself to further client relationships
As part of its commitment to achieve clients’ goals, the company will build a scorecard to measure results and facilitate discussion and understanding.
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.
Make short work of due diligence and pass your exam with Maple Street’s checklist for success
Here is Maple Street’s checklist of items that will help you make short work of due diligence and pass your exam without breaking a sweat.
Contract negotiation is FREE until you win
Stop paying in advance for no results! Maple Street’s contract negotiation services are free until we win.