We view and
value vendors as stake holders in our Group. This is the
corner stone of all our vendor relationship policies. The
Group follows well laid out transparent and fair procedures
in all aspects of vendor relationship. These procedures are
corollary to our Global Code of Conduct.
vendors, understanding their difficulty, ethical pricing and
protection of their interest are dear to our heart. We
strongly believe that we can only grow along with our
vendors and not at their cost. We do not
believe in zero sum game and practice win-win approach.
RSB being a
multi product and multi location organization, there is
immense focus on the supply chain function. At corporate
level at the apex, the strategic sourcing department drives
the supply chain function; evaluates and selects vendors and
evolves the terms of partnership. The corporate strategic
sourcing department integrates the material requirement of
each plant, coordinates with the vendors spread across the
globe and develops a unified supply chain policy and
arrangement. Its major focus is to forge long-term
relationship with the vendors.
and assist our vendors in improving their quality and up
grading their production systems. We assist in transferring
the various initiatives like KAIZEN, POKAYOKE, SIX SIGMA
practiced in RSB plants to vendors to enable them to enhance
their processes and quality and to reduce cost. RSB has high
level of concern for environment and expects our vendors to
follow the same. We are constantly on the look out for
strategic tie-ups with vendors having innovative
We buy products and services in several
areas like castings, forgings, sheet metal parts, automotive
components and aggregates. This will significantly increase
soon when our trailer business will acquire critical mass.
To support our manufacturing plants throughout the globe, we are looking for cost
effective and quality suppliers in areas of casting and
forging having ISO/ QS 9000 certification.