Electrolux has held its third Supplier Awards event, recognizing its top direct material suppliers for outstanding performance.
“Whether it’s a question of quality, cost, on-time delivery or sustainable practices, the winning suppliers are the best in their respective fields. They are continuously helping us improve, while bringing innovative solutions that will differentiate our offerings,” says Gregoire Letort, Chief Purchasing Officer.”
Thirty-nine finalists gathered this week for the one-day awards event at Electrolux headquarters in Stockholm which featured discussions on innovation and quality, a culinary happening with Electrolux top chefs, plus first-hand experience of the latest products.
“It’s not just about recognizing excellence,” says Letort. “By bringing our top suppliers to Stockholm, we strengthen bonds with our suppliers, giving them access to top management and our strategic goals.”
Jan Brockmann, Chief Operations Officer, agrees and adds: ”We see our suppliers as partners, playing a crucial role in innovation. The solutions we jointly created have helped increase our competitiveness. Thanks to this collaboration, we have identified new business ideas and brought value to consumers.”
Winners were choosen in the following categories:
The Supplier Excellence Award recognizes operational excellence in product development, price competitiveness, quality and the supply chain, as well as social and environmental practices. Suppliers nominated for this award have demonstrated a sustainable performance record that enables Electrolux factories to produce the most competitive home appliances with the best quality.
Winners: Rechi, Oldrati, Pennant Moldings Inc., Baosteel, Liba, Elec-Tech International, Luvata
The Supplier Innovation Awards recognize collaboration between Electrolux and its suppliers to develop new innovative components that make a difference to Group products and consumers.
Winners: Eurokera, Panasonic, OMS-Besser Group, Hettich, Concord, Cinderson Motor
The Global Logistics Award recognizes the shipping company that provides the highest quality of service, on-time delivery, performance, cost competitiveness and sustainability practices.
Winners: Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL)
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