This copyrighted case* focuses on supplier management through quantitative and qualitative analysis of data from a real company. In the process of solving the case, students determine and operationalize what constitutes a critical supplier, analyze the data provided, and identify the most critical suppliers.Available to Member Educators Only, copyrighted case materials include the following copyrighted files (zip file):FarmCo Teaching Notes (PDF)FarmCo Case Introductions Lecture (PPT)FarmCo Case Solution Lecture (PPT)FarmCo Case Study Data and Solution (Excel)*© 2014 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). Permission is granted by CSCMP to duplicate case study materials for classroom use only to members of CSCMP who are designated by CSCMP as Educator Members. Case study materials may not be sold by any party other than CSCMP. Except as described in this paragraph, no part of the case study materials may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form by any means without written permission from CSCMP. The case materials may not be uploaded to any public server, online service, network, or bulletin board without prior permission from CSCMP.