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Using Category Strategies and Standard Processes to Drive Emerging Market Supplier Development

Published: 09 July 2014

ID: G00354305

Analyst(s): Supply Chain Community Contributors

Summary

Delphi’s international purchasing offices — designed to develop new suppliers — proved ineffective because they were too separated from its business units and operating systems. So Delphi now applies a standardized five-flow process to consolidate its supply base and focus initiatives on top suppliers.

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