Lower tier firms need strong strategies

Begin, Sherri
September 2001
Rubber & Plastics News;9/3/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p6
Trade Publication
Discusses the importance of business strategy for the development of tire suppliers. Usability of electronic commerce for the complex connectivity of the industry; Emergence of global technology for business development; Focus on the billion-dollar bully system integrator.


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