PARIS, Tenn. (Aug. 14)—Dana Corp´s Plumley Hose division has introduced five of its hose providers to its Supplier Development Program aimed at measuring the performance of its vendors. The new system, featuring a ``balanced scorecard rating system,´´ is directly related to Dana´s ongoing consolidation of its supply base and focuses on the best methods for suppliers to remain active with the company, Dana said. Each supplier will be rated on both a monthly and quarterly basis, using 13 metrics that ``support performance drivers important to customers,´´ including quality, delivery, supplier process improvement, commercial econonomics and support/technology responsiveness, Dana said.
Dana´s Plumley division launches supplier rating program
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