Best Material with our material management
Comprehensive and reliable service is provided to the customer by strategic global material management provided by our international purchasing organization. Procurement experts monitor the market, qualify international suppliers and, if desired, select alternative manufacturers and components. Longstanding partner-like cooperation with our suppliers ensures consistently high material quality, perfect handling and an optimal price-performance ratio. Development or our suppliers is achieved through close contact with our partners.
Additional services include:
We monitor the market for you, examine price trends and, by doing so, create the basis for economically efficient purchasing.
We select and qualify suppliers so they suit your needs perfectly. In addition, all suppliers are thoroughly audited twice a year.
Our supplier network meets the same high requirements as we do. We select, qualify, evaluate and develop our suppliers according to clearly defined criteria, including reliability and quality management, experience and references, price-performance ratio, quality of logistics and technical support. Working in partnership with our suppliers and customers is equally important to us.
We determine the best acquisition price for you and use new pricing methods on a regular basis. What’s more, we continually update and enter prices and delivery times in our ERP system.
We draw up all purchasing-relevant contracts, e. g. quality contracts or logistics agreements.
Key indicator monitoring
We define all key performance indicators necessary for purchasing, and use and interpret them for purchase controlling. This also involves supplier management, purchasing index and capacity planning in purchasing. Here we also use a balanced scorecard (BSC) for controlling.