Project example 1
Creation of a country and potentials matrix for the purchasing continent of Africa. Based on country data (pairwise comparison/SWOT) and raw material reserves, the material groups of turning and milling parts; stamped, drawn, and bent components; aluminum die casting; and cable harnesses were examined. Result: validation of long-term sourcing strategy, intensified competition
Project example 2
A market development strategy was developed for China with regard to the material groups of turning and milling parts and stamped, drawn, and bent components; aluminum die casting, graphite, silica glass, and cable harnesses, and transferred to serial production using supplier visits, potential assessment, and sample delivery. In addition, the supplier development was intensified via the establishment of a quality gate and logistics hub in China.