VW sees suppliers as partners
Partnership was the theme at the annual Volkswagen supplier awards.
Francisco J. Garcia Sanz,
Partnership was the theme at the annual Volkswagen supplier awards. Speaking at the award, Francisco J. Garcia Sanz, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, said: ?Partnership is a key element of our long-term strategy. In these turbulent times, the Volkswagen Group Award recognises successful cooperation. We can be proud of our joint achievements, such as those we have accomplished under the ForMotion project. The future will, however, present us with ever-greater challenges and we must be prepared to face them.?
VW?s ?partnership based process cost optimization? (PPO) project had generated 2,500 ideas with a volume totalling one billion Euro. ?The PPO project is an expression of the partnership based approach we want to pursue with our suppliers,? says Sanz.
The Group Award is presented in five categories: excellence in development, product quality, logistics, entrepreneurial performance and environmental awareness. The excellence in develop...
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