Category Archives: PPI In The News
DETROIT, September 6, 2016 – Drawing from his work at a supplier for 20 years, General Motors Co. purchasing head Steve Kiefer knows how to relate to their frustrations when dealing with automakers. So he offered suppliers a chance to email him ideas that could improve quality and their, and GM’s, bottom lines.
Melissa Burden, “GM taps supplier experience to boost relations,” The Detroit News, September 6, 2016.
Automakers are Making Record Profits Now –
but Suppliers Hold the Keys to OEMs’ Future, Study Reveals
DETROIT, May 16, 2016 – General Motors made significant improvement in building trust, but auto suppliers again cited Toyota and Honda as the most supplier-friendly automakers, according to an annual survey on relations between manufacturers and suppliers.
Greg Gardner, “Supplier Relations: GM better, but Toyota, Honda lead,” Detroit Free Press, May 16, 2016
Poor Supplier Relations Costing U.S. Automakers Millions
Read the press release here.