One Team, One Mission
Performance. Service. Innovation. These are the pillars of our Supply Chain mission. Therefore, we believe our success depends on building productive relationships with our suppliers based on integrity, ethical behavior and mutual respect, honesty and trust.
United by the Supply Chain Strategy
Our Supply Chain strategy focuses on developing and managing a supply base that enhances the success of our company and our customers. Purchasing decisions are based on achieving the best total cost of ownership value including quality, service, cost, administrative, and safety.
Our objectives for supplier selection include:
- Applying a competitive bid strategy to our business awards with suppliers.
- Expecting suppliers to comply with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements, contractual and service level agreements.
- Maintaining diversity within our supplier base.
Other key elements of supplier relationship development include supplier qualification, certification, sourcing, and performance management and supplier recognition.