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- Tier 1 suppliers pass along pricing pressure. Pryweller, Joseph // Automotive News;7/7/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5721, p26G
Considers the effort of Tier 1 automotive suppliers in placing pricing pressure on their Tier 2 suppliers, the way automakers have done unto them. The evidence of a Tier 2 supplier squeeze; The demands as necessary to do business with automakers; The reaction of suppliers to the demands.
- Suppliers endangered, study says. Sherefkin, Robert // Crain's Detroit Business;09/28/98, Vol. 14 Issue 39, p3
Presents information on a study which focuses on the changes in the automobile industry, with emphasis on the reduced number of companies which will supply parts and systems to automotive manufacturers in the United States, by the year 2000. Comments from John Hoffecker, a vice president with...
- Japan's letters of intent: EGQCDDM. Dunn, John // Professional Engineering;11/19/97, Vol. 10 Issue 21, p25
Examines the Japanese automobile industry's readiness to do business with people they like and tendency to expect long-term relationships with their suppliers. Time span for moving to full production and delivery; Japanese car industry's demand for quality, cost, design and development,...
- BMW software unit ponders U.S. transplant chain. Chappell, Lindsay // Automotive News;3/11/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5974, p16H
Reports on the effects of the reliance of automotive manufacturers on a common group of suppliers in the U.S. Ease on the establishment of advanced logistics practices; Management of the flow of the Tier 1 components and the production; Aid of the improvement of the logistics management of BMW...
- Relationships need nurturing. Ellinor, Rebecca // Supply Management;5/27/2010, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p06
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the annual study of supplier relations between Japanese and U.S. car makers and the other about the case of procurement professionals at British Airways.
- The Myth of Japanese Buyer-Supplier Relationships. Hirakubo, Nakato; Kublin, Michael // Mid-American Journal of Business;Fall2000, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p85
Examines whether or not the close relationship between buyers and suppliers in Japan's automotive industry is also the norm in the electronic equipment and office machine industries. Level of integration between buyers and suppliers; Emphasis on trust-building activities such as developing...
- Purchasing chiefs develop distinct e-buying strategies. // Automotive News;12/4/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5906, p28T
Present several procurement strategies by automotive companies in Great Britain. Use of electronic procurement portals for transactions by Fiat Auto; Participation of PSA/Peugeot-Citroen in electronic marketplaces; Involvement of Nissan and Renault in an online trade exchange.
- Close relationships build cars. Richardson, Helen L. // Transportation & Distribution;Dec99, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p21
Emphasizes the need for automobile manufacturers to build a win/win relationship with their clients. Success of Honda of American Manufacturing in building an excellent relationship with suppliers; Strategy of maintaining good relationship with suppliers; Sharing of expertise.
- Wading Into the Skeptic Tank. Murphy, Tom // Ward's Auto World;Jul2002, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p40
Provides information on Ward's 24th Annual Supplier Survey concerning the automobile industry. Priorities of supplier concerning product development program; Automobile maker that makes use of its suppliers' full capabilities; Percentage of suppliers that believe automobile makers will not cut...