Attend the OESA Breakfast Briefing on Oct. 16th on the 2014 IRN Supplier Contract Negotiation and Pricing Survey
The annual IRN survey of automotive suppliers on the dynamics of their current commercial relationships has just concluded. 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.
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. Click here for more information and to register. 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.
Still available - the 2014 IRN Material Pricing and Cost Recovery Survey Report
The results of this year's material pricing 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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