VW is implementing an external investigation after US regulators discovered software used to perform emissions tests in certain diesel models was rigged.
In supply chain terms, the scandal is expected to lead to a dip in demand for diesel engine cars and component suppliers will have to scramble to meet a shift in demand.
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TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, implement various procurement technologies as a key enabler to driving cost improvement and optimising supply chain performance.
Low & Bonar, a FTSE 350 global leader in the design and manufacture of performance materials, recognised a need to efficiently aggregate spend data across disparate systems to drive supplier cost and performance management within their business.
Meggitt PLC, a 1.6 billion GBP turnover international aerospace, defence and electronics group are acutely aware of the consequences of not proactively identifying and managing risks across their supply chain, the consequences of which can not only disrupt operations but also impact brand reputation.
Meggitt is a FTSE 100 GBP 1.6 billion turnover international aerospace, defence and electronics group, with global operations. As a result of their scale they were finding it increasingly difficult to aggregate and analyse spend information, across the organisation. Whilst Meggitt have rolled out an ERP system across their operations globally, the ability to visualise and analyse direct and indirect spend information demanded a need for a central spend analytics solution.
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