Select Currency
Translate this page


Format: MS WORD  |  Chapter: 1-5  |  Pages: 64  |  579 Users found this project useful  |  Price NGN3,000





This study is a survey on the need for effective of vendor selection and rating of some Nigeria companies, a case study of Nestle Food Nigeria Plc.The study is aimed at identifying, assessing and analyzing the various available methods of selecting suppliers in purchasing department, for the best of store keeping and material handling. The study also includes the examination of roles of sales strategies and improvement on the prospect. Primary data was collected by the means of questionnaires analyzed and interpreted mainly with the use of simple statistics and percentages. The finding shows that own warehousing brokers/agent VSRs, Rental outlet etc increase the rate of sales. In view of these findings some recommendations were made. Suggestions were also offered for further studies.




Nestle Food Plc, case study of my project topic is well known for it vendor selection and rating. The study of purchasing and supply management can not be complete without proper selection of vendor and rating of their performance. The progressive manufacturing industries realizing the contribution of supplies department of profit, have this department to make the selection of supplier in order to maintain company’s own competitiveness which will also enhance better supplier relationship, reliable supplier performance, easier administration and fewer supply problems.

Vendor selection and rating is becoming of vital importance in every manufacturing organization today in that it need for effective cannot be over looked of every manufacturing company’s budget. Is on materials, it is therefore very necessary that materials which meet organization taste as regards to sources, quality, price and delivery be given consideration. Prior to this, it is therefore of great importance to ensure that proper supplier are selected and rated according to their performance so as to ensure that proper suppliers are selected and rated according to their performance so as to ensure the need of the organization. It is therefore the responsibility of purchasing and supply department to select the best supplier, identify the major sources of information about potential supplier, through the use of trade journals, exhibitions, sales representative, colleagues in the company, professional associates, chambers of commerce and costly international sources, these sources of information can be very useful to the success of vendor selection.

The organization must function in one of the most sensitive areas of vendor performance and rating. LAMER LEE JE AND DONALD W. DOBBLER, in their text said upon completing of list of all potential suppliers, a buyers (firm) next step is to evaluate each of these suppliers individually. By process of elimination, a selected list of vendors negotiate or solicit bids. The vendor list should be comprehensive enough to bring to best to every of competition desired, price technological competition service competition etc. Evaluation of company’s vendors is considered as an effective tool for improving their ability to serve more satisfactorily as a basis for making future purchasing decision. Finally, when suppliers have been selected, organizations have ensured that they maintain and create a good relationship with their suppliers as to maximize profit. Management must therefore ensure that proper supplier are selected and rated periodically in order to contribute to the profit ability of the organization so that purchasing and supply department will be accorded a high degree of honour.


1. The organization does not attach a lot of importance to vendor selection and rating.

2. There no qualified personnel available to handle the job vendor selection and rating in the organization.

3. The firm fears if is very costly to handle the issue of vendor selection and rating.

4. The firm’s organization structure has negative effect on the effective performances of vendor selection and rating.


1. To find out whether the organization attach a lot of importance to vendor selection and rating.

2. To find out whether the organization has qualified personnel available to handle the job vendor selection and rating in the organization.

3. To also find out whether organization is fear of vendor selection and rating, because it is very expensive to handle.

4. To find out whether the organization structure of the firm has negative impact on the performance of vendor selection and rating


Research being a careful and systematic study which aims at producing facts, information and solution to problems, so the purpose of this study is to find out the important of vendor selection and rating in an organization, it becomes imperative to this researcher that there is need to go through the review of existing literaily works, which will help to know the importance of using this technique (tools) vendor selection and rating. Futhermore, this reserch work also will help to find out the strategies of vendor selection and rating in Nigeria manufacturing industriesso as to conduct an empirical finding into how suppliers are sourced, selected, evaluated, rated and developed. It is also intended to highlight on the development of goods supplier relationship, these area of exploration will help to contribute to organization profitability. It is believed that after this study, manufacturing companies which are not using this, will make effective use of it. Lastly, this work will also identify its draw back and how to alleviate them and make suggestion and recommendations that might help them.


What is vendor selection and rating?

What are the tools (techniques) used in selecting vendors?

To what extent can they be rated?

What are the strategies used in selecting vendors?

How can vendor selection be of help to an organization?

Does vendor selection bring profitability to an organization?

What contribution has vendor selection made in an organization?


This study will be relevance to all organization viz: Manufacturing industries because proper selection, reliability, competitive price, long-term stability. Selection and rating of supplier will enable organization to maximize profit, since a huge sum of money is being invested in materials procurement, strict adherence to the process of selection and rating of suppliers by the firm. Some of the managers were reluctant to give out information fear of the information being traced back to them and consequent loss of their job from the company.This study is therefore important in the following ways:

(i) It will review the different strategies of vendor selection and rating.

(ii) It will help manufacturing industries to select the right supplier and accurately evaluate their performance.

(iii) It will search as source of information/materials to other researcher’s who may carryout research on the topic or similar topic.

(iv) Finally, the work also help to increase the researcher’s knowledge on vendor selection and rating.


the geographical are study is Lagos. Lagos his undisputed number of suppliers through which these products get to the buyers and finally the end users. It has the highest concentration on purchasing activities in Nigeria. The study is limited to Nestle Foods Nigeria Plc a major food processing company in the country. The level of participating worker in this study is of managerial level senior managers and some selected segment purchasing and supply staff.


Time and money are the great constraint of this study. Consequent to the limitation of time and funds, the information for this study was obtained mostly from Lagos. But for time and money a more comprehensive and in-depth study covering the whole country would have been embarked upon. Also, because of time constraint and the tradition of many Nigerians organization to regard certain information as confidential, this study relied mainly on published documents. Some of the managers were reluctant to give out information for fear of the information being traced back to them and consequent loss of their job from the company.


(1) LEAD TIME: It is not only the possibility of lead time can itself be a factor in deciding order quantity. The length of lead time can itself be a factor in deciding order quantity for instance, it may be feasible to order a week’s supply at a time of some regular requirement on a one-week lead time, but it would be unreasonable to do this on a fifty-week lead time, with fifty small order for the one item outstanding at any one time.

(2) MINIMUM ORDER QUANTITY: This is a process by which the inventory is not allowed to fall below this level. In order words, it supply men the minimum amount of stock that should be allowed in the store.

(3) LABOUTR RELATION; This is very importance factor the buying company to take into account. If labour discontent exists, the buyer’s company could investigate the supplier’s wage structures and suggest ways of improvement.

(4) QUANTITY: it is not just to accept to make. The question is, can the company meet capacity or engage in mass manufacturing so as to reduce cost throughout economic production. When quantity is too small for economic production, it is world wide to buy such a component.

(5) QUANTITY CONTROL: It is necessary to have the assurance of quality control and supervision when the process of fabricating the component are performed. The desire to certain quality is very important.

(6) VENDOR SOURCES: It also very important, a good supplier has well-developed sources or raw materials and components that will ensure continuity of production during periods of fluctuating business conditions.

(7) SOCIETAL CONCERNS: The extent to which a vendor is evaluated in terms of it’s employment, abatement policies, and resource conservation is the most controversial and subjective aspect of vendor selection decisions.

(8) LOCATION OF THE SOURCE: It is very important to know where the source is located. The distance will help the buyer adjust lead time and prepare for transportation cost. It will also help the buyer to identify the nearest branch or depots if they exist.

(9) INVENTORIY TURNOVER RATIO: This ratio is the cost of goods sold divided by the average inventory. It indicates the degree of efficiency in inventory management and the freshness and salability of the inventory. If the ratio is low the firm is either over-inventionized or undersold.


Not What You Are Looking For?

For QUICK Help Call Us Now!

+234 813 2926 373

+234 701 5050 881

Here's what our amazing customers are saying

Emmanuel Essential
Kogi state University
I actually took the risk,you know first time stuff But i was suprised i received as requested. I love you guys 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟
Very Good
Azeez Abiodun
Moshood Abiola polytechnic
I actually googled and saw about iproject master, copied the number and contacted them through WhatsApp to ask for the availability of the material and to my luck they have it. So there was a delay with the project due to the covid19 pandemic. I was really scared before making the payment cause I’ve been scammed twice, they attended so well to me and that made me trust the process and made the payment and provided them with proof, I got my material in less than 10minutes
Very Good
Gbadamosi Solomon Oluwabunmi
Swift delivery within 9 minutes of payment. Thank you project master
Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
I was scared at first when I saw your website but I decided to risk my last 3k and surprisingly I got my complete project in my email box instantly. This is so nice!!!
Ahmadu Bello University
I wish I knew you guys when I wrote my first degree project, it took so much time and effort then. Now, with just a click of a button, I got my complete project in less than 15 minutes. You guys are too amazing!
Temitayo Ayodele
Obafemi Awolowo University
My friend told me about iprojectmaster website, I doubted her until I saw her download her full project instantly, I tried mine too and got it instantly, right now, am telling everyone in my school about, no one has to suffer any more writing their project. Thank you for making life easy for me and my fellow students... Keep up the good work
Very Good
Stancy M
Abia State University, Uturu
I did not see my project topic on your website so I decided to call your customer care number, the attention I got was epic! I got help from the beginning to the end of my project in just 3 days, they even taught me how to defend my project and I got a 'B' at the end. Thank you so much iprojectmaster, infact, I owe my graduating well today to you guys...
Ibrahim Muhammad Muhammad
Usmanu danfodiyo university, sokoto
It's a site that give researcher student's to gain access work,easier,affordable and understandable. I appreciate the iproject master teams for making my project work fast and available .I will surely,recommend this site to my friends.thanks a lot..!
Dau Mohammed Kabiru
Kaduna State College of Education Gidan Waya
This is my first time..Your service is superb. But because I was pressed for time, I became jittery when I did not receive feedbackd. I will do more business with you and I will recommend you to my friends. Thank you.
Very Good
Joseph M. Yohanna
Thanks a lot, am really grateful and will surely tell my friends about your website.


  • Select 3 Project Topics of your choice from your Department.
  • Submit the 3 topics to your Supervisor for Approval.
  • Call Our Instant Help Desk on 0813-292-6373 and Get Your Complete Project Material Instantly.
  • All project materials on this website are well researched by professionals with high level of professionalism.


How do i choose a Project Topic?

Look for your department and select any topic of your choice

I have a fresh topic that is not on your website. How do I go about it?

How fast can i get a complete project from your website?

Within 15 minutes if the exact project topic is on our website

Is it a complete research project or just materials?

It is a Complete Research Project i.e Chapters 1-5, Abstract, Table of Contents, Full References, Questionnaires / Secondary Data

One of your topics suites my project, but the case study is different. What do i do?

Call Our Instant Help Desk Now: (+234) 813-292-6373 and you will be responded to immediately

How do i get my complete project?

Your Complete Project Material will be sent to your Email Address in Ms Word document format

Can I get my Complete Project through WhatsApp?

Yes! We can send your Complete Research Project to your WhatsApp Number

What if my Project Supervisor made some changes to a topic i picked from your website?

Call Our Instant Help Desk Now: (+234) 813-292-6373 and you will be responded to immediately

Do you assist students with Assignment and Project Proposal?

Yes! Call Our Instant Help Desk Now: (+234) 813-292-6373 and you will be responded to immediately

What if i do not have any project topic idea at all?

Smiles! We've Got You Covered. Chat with us on WhatsApp Now to Get Instant Help: (+234) 813-292-6373

How can i trust this site?

We are well aware of fraudulent activities that have been happening on the internet. It is regrettable, but hopefully declining. However, we wish to reinstate to our esteemed clients that we are genuine and duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission as "PRIMEDGE TECHNOLOGY". This site runs on Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), therefore all transactions on this site are HIGHLY secure and safe!