Blog: Dave LeggettSupplyOn

Dave Leggett | 12 May 2003

Later this week I'll be meeting up with some people from SupplyOn - they want to tell me how they see the future for automotive 'e-marketplaces' and a bit about their company. One thing that surprises me is that they say they only make around 3% of their turnover from auctions (seems low) and that their main focus is 'providing a forum for optimising processes in the areas of sourcing, supply chain management and collaborative engineering'. They have now signed up their 1,000th automotive supplier, so maybe it's unglamourous but effective. Big clients include Bosch, Siemens, ZF and Continental. Remember all the hype of a few years ago, when Covisint hoped to become the big auto industry e-commerce platform and consolidator? Wonder how slimmed down Covisint is doing these days....


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