... contracts they have with existing suppliers who have demonstrated quality performance.19 Trent (2001) argues that longer-term agreements can promote continuous improvement. ... 20LH is the name of the base car platform for the Chrysler Concord, Eagle Vision, and Dodge Intrepid. 21In aquot;cellular production, aquot; machines are arranged on a part or product basis rather than grouped on a process basis.
|Title||:||Purchasing and materials management's role in total quality management and customer satisfaction|
|Author||:||Joseph Robert Carter, Ram Narasimhan, Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies (Tempe, Ariz.)., National Association of Purchasing Management|