Playing hardball

Barkholz, David; Sherefkin, Robert
October 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;10/6/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p13
Trade Publication
The article presents information on Chrysler Corp., whose purchasing chief John Campi has taken several companies to the courts for receiving payment. It is stated that in September 2008, Chrysler took one of its biggest suppliers to court to resolve a dispute that could have been settled through diplomacy. Chrysler also forced another supplier into bankruptcy instead of helping bail it out. Surveys show that Chrysler's supplier relations have deteriorated in 2008.


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