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Webinar: Mobility Value Chain Relationships -- Managing the Friction with Suppliers and Customers During Industry Disruption

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This discussion builds on Plante Moran’s last webinar on April 13 that highlighted the shift towards electric vehicles, and the impact on plastic-related components. This session will discuss the challenges the disruption causes to relationships with suppliers and customers and offer strategies to meet these challenges and build strong, long-lasting relationships with your key partners.  Plante Moran’s leader of the Working Relationship Index (WRI) benchmarking analysis, Dave Andrea, will share findings and insights related to Automotive OEM – supplier relationships from the 2022 WRI Survey of Tier 1 suppliers. 

This session will also incorporate lessons from OEM Voice of Customer research to help plastic processors build strong, and mutually beneficial relationships its customers.

We will cover:

  • Which vehicle OEMs are trending towards cooperative or adversarial supplier relations
  • What buyer characteristics and business policies suppliers should monitor as drivers for these supplier relations trends
  • Trends in OEM “productivity ask strategies” and supplier responses
  • OEM expectations of their direct suppliers and competitive requirements down through the supply chain

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