Particularly with regard to the processes in automotive procurement collaboration plays an increasingly important role. The task is to manage a network out of a very large number of participants: a lot of different and globally spread out suppliers, a number of forwarders and carriers. Especially because the number of participants and systems is very comprehensive there is a lot of potential for collaboration.
In the diverse world of the automotive industry the cloud is considered an enabler of collaboration. A central IT platform enables cross-company workflows and allows for a complete view on the procurement process which expedites information and management processes.
In this whitepaper you will read what collaboration means for the automotive industry and what concrete advantages it brings for the participants.