2011 IRN PRICING survey
Industry in Transition: The Dynamics of Supplier-Customer Power - December 2011
The 2011 IRN pricing survey report is available. This year's results indicate that suppliers are feeling more empowered than ever to respond to their customers' price reduction requests in ways that make financial sense for their specific companies. The report covers various elements relative to the pricing side of the commercial relationship between suppliers and their OEM and Tier One customers. This information is helpful as context for navigating the decision process in this area. Click here to order your copy!
2011 IRN Materials PRICING survey
IRN Materials Pricing Survey: Will Raw Materials Help or Hinder Continued Recovery? - June 2011
IRN recently completed work on our 2011 survey regarding trends and issues related to raw materials pricing in the automotive industry. Our report IRN Materials Pricing Survey: Will Raw Materials Help or Hinder Continued Recovery? is now available for US $99. This year's results provide insight into the changes taking shape in material pricing negotiations with customers since the industry emerged from the downturn. As always, suppliers will find valuable advice and knowledge here that can be applied to their company's own decision-making processes and strategies in this area. Click here to order your copy today!
2010 IRN PRICING survey
Industry in Transition: The Dynamics of Supplier-Customer Power - December 2010
IRN’s 2010 pricing survey report, “Industry in Transition: The Dynamics of Supplier-Customer Power” is now available. The results this year indicate that the trend in increasing supplier power continues and that the danger of saying no to a customer’s price reduction request is at an all-time low over the history of our survey. The study covers the core details of price reduction requests and goes into further depth on aspects of the commercial relationships between suppliers and customers and how those are evolving in the aftermath of the industry downturn. Get your copy today! Click here to download an order form.
2010 IRN MATERIALS PRICING survey
Industry Update: Dealing with Volatility in Raw Material Prices - June 2010
IRN has recently published the “2010 Industry Update: Dealing with Volatility in Raw Material Prices” based on 202 surveys received from 170 automotive suppliers. The survey results help companies gauge their own activities relative to protecting their raw material requirements and provide insight into the current dynamics of the auto industry in this area. There have been significant changes in this area since the previous survey was completed in 2008! To learn more, order a copy of the full report for US $99, download and complete the order form here, and fax it to IRN at (616) 785-5163.
2010 EUROPEAN PRICING survey
The Price Reduction Requests of Selected European Automobile Manufacturers 2010
The latest companion pricing study conducted in Europe by Hans-Andreas Fein & Associates and IRN was published in July 2010, and provides a look at the situation in Europe on the experiences of suppliers to the German and French automakers with regard to requests for price reductions. The English translation of the 2010 results is now available for purchase. To order a copy of the report for US$250, download and complete the order form here and fax it to IRN at (616) 785-5163.
Earlier versions of IRN's pricing and materials surveys are still available. For more information or to place an order, please contact email@example.com.
• 2009 IRN Pricing Survey
• 2008 IRN Materials Pricing Survey
• 2007 IRN Pricing Survey
• 2007 European Pricing Survey