Trail of Tiers

Chappell, Lindsay
June 2000
Automotive News;06/05/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5878, p18i
Trade Publication
Presents an interview with Ray Campbell, vice president for global purchasing for Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. regarding supplier network. Implications for implementing lean manufacturing systems in assembly plants; Plans to reduce the supply base; Strategies to globalize the procurement of a Tier 2 commodity.


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