Participate in the 2014 IRN Supplier Contract Negotiation and Pricing Survey Now!
The annual IRN survey of automotive suppliers on the dynamics of their current commercial relationships is underway. IRN has been conducting the survey since 1997 to give component suppliers information that provides context for their planning and risk management activity. In addition, the survey results yield a valuable picture of trends in the automotive supply industry.
You can complete the survey by clicking here. It only takes a few minutes. Individual survey responses and the identity of the participants are held in strict confidence.
The deadline for participation is Monday, October 6th. Respondents will receive a complimentary executive summary of the findings. A presentation of the results will be made at the OESA Executive Breakfast Briefing on Thursday, October 16th (details to follow). If you have any questions, contact Melissa Anderson at IRN (MelissaA@think-irn.com, 616-871-1971).
For a pdf of the survey questionnaire, click here.
Order your copy of the 2014 IRN Material Pricing and Cost Recovery Survey Report Now
The results of this year's survey show that raw material prices are expected to be on the rise again over the next 12 months. Plastics, steel and aluminum were most commonly named by survey respondents as ripe for price increases of up to 10%. After a period of downward price movement, will this be the start of a new cycle?
Order your copy of the full report to learn how component suppliers are dealing with the current dynamics and preparing for the potential price pressure ahead. An e-copy with company license can be ordered for $125. Click here for the order form.
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