Working with Vodafone
Resources for suppliers
The relationships we have with our suppliers are critical to the success of our business. How we engage and collaborate with our partners is governed by our Supplier Management programme - one of the key ways in which we build strong relationships, creating greater value, increasing innovation and improving efficiency.
sourcing and procurement
transactions with vodafone* over the ariba® network will be at no cost to our suppliers
hg0088管理suppliers control their company’s information
hg0088管理self-service data maintenance
choices on how suppliers receive po’s
hg0088管理system to system connection
collaboration through business to business hub
reporting and dashboard functionality
increased visibility to information
*Additional transactions on the Ariba® Network may be subject to a fee.
hg0088管理 Once you become a Vodafone supplier, we’ll work with you to determine which configuration will best suit your business needs.
health & safety
work with vodafone
We work closely with our suppliers to provide innovative solutions in a sustainable and ethical environment. All of our suppliers are required to complete our detailed qualification process to guarantee that they meet our business requirements and expectations.
We are committed to having a responsible and ethical supply chain and we want our suppliers and any other third parties to know and understand our expectations. The supplier policies describe the minimum standards that we expect of you in these key areas.
All suppliers working with Vodafone must comply with the Vodafone policies and requirements these are defined in the Vodafone Code of Conduct.
We work with the best suppliers to provide world class solutions. To find these companies, our selection process focuses on key areas such as health & safety, quality, sustainability and compliance with our technical and security standards.
Find out more about working with Vodafone
hg0088管理discover our supply chain
To maintain this world class function, we’ve set up a landscape of advanced tools and robust processes to smoothly facilitate the interaction with our suppliers. These electronic solutions make working with us faster, more secure and simpler than ever. Here is a selection of the tools we use:
eSourcing for Request for Information (quotes) and Auctions
eSignaturehg0088管理 for signing of contracts
eInvoicing for invoice submission
Business to Businesshg0088管理 Hub for exchange of PO’s
System to Systemhg0088管理 Connections
Supply Chain Financing for early receipt of payment
The use of electronic solutions eliminate or reduce the need for paper, without diminishing the trail or integrity of information. The tools increase the speed of transacting whilst also increasing accuracy.
Once you become a Vodafone supplier, we’ll work with you to determine which tools best suit your business needs.
hg0088管理device requirements and compliance framework
Customer’s satisfaction and safety has the utmost priority at Vodafone. hg0088管理We want to delight customers with reliable and high-quality devices that work best on the Vodafone network, and with our applications and services.
Every model we launch must fulfil specific Vodafone Product Acceptance Criteriahg0088管理. These criteria depend on the type of the product, but always consists of:
A set of key Legislative and Industry Standards
Vodafone specific Quality, Safety and Policy related criteria
Vodafone specific requirementshg0088管理 for Features, Services and Applications
Suppliers that work with Vodafone need to fulfil these. The below extract provides potential suppliers an overview of these acceptance criteria; for more information please contact [email protected]
Legislative and Industry Standards for Device Compliancy
charger and power supply efficiency
hg0088管理doc – declaration of conformity
hg0088管理fcc - federal communications commission
hg0088管理gcf - global certification forum
gdpr - general data protection regulation
low voltage directive
hg0088管理reach - registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals
hg0088管理re-d – radio equipment directive
hg0088管理rohs - restriction of hazardous substances
sar - specific absorption rate
hg0088管理tac - type allocation code
weee - waste of electrical and electronic equipment
Vodafone Quality & Safety Criteria for Device Compliancy
sar - specific absorption rate
Vodafone Device Requirements for Feature, Services & Applications
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