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A Tale of Three Supply Tiers: POWERS Helps International Automaker Fix Supply Chain Woes and Boost Productivity

May 27, 2020

International Automaker A multi-billion-dollar powerhouse automaker approached POWERS for help with their assembly facilities in the U.S. With a presence on every continent except Antarctica, this company relied on punctual, high-quality delivery from its Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers. Still, some suppliers were struggling to meet service level standards. The automaker’s supply chain strategy was to source Tier 1 suppliers as geographically close to their assembly line facilities as possible to assist in reduced transportation costs and ensure on-time…

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