Their reputation as a purchasing specialist is well established. Yet the automakers got it all wrong last year.
"The automotive sector is very emblematic of the mistakes not to be made in
the area of purchasing,
" explains Olivier Wajnsztok, associate director at AgileBuyer, a consulting company specializing in purchasing.
In semiconductors, auto manufacturers source their supplies from seven major foundries. But only one occupied 70% of the world market. And the automobile only accounts for 10% of its production. As manufacturers are particularly difficult during price negotiations, he did not hesitate to favor other sectors. ”
With enormous consequences since the production deficit would have been around 5 million vehicles in the world in 2021.
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