(1) Supplier - A company which supplies parts or services to another company (aka Vendor) or a part of a company which supplies something to another part of that company.
(2) ISO 9000:2005
EXAMPLE - producer, distributor, retailer or vendor of a product, or provider of a service or information
NOTE 1 - a supplier can be internal or external to the organization.
NOTE 2 - in contractor situation a supplier is sometimes called "contractor" "
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