In a grand celebration of industry partnerships, Stellantis recently acknowledged the exceptional dedication, performance, quality, and operational excellence of its suppliers in 2022. This third annual event saw 40 distinguished suppliers being commended across 16 strategic categories, encompassing purchasing, supply chain, supplier quality, and innovation.
Maxime Picat, Chief Purchasing and Supply Chain Officer at Stellantis, extended warm congratulations to the award winners, acknowledging their pivotal role in steering through challenges and achieving remarkable milestones. “Their collaborative spirit, exceptional performance, uncompromising quality, and timely delivery of parts and services have been integral to our achievements,” he stated.
Nominees and award recipients for the Supplier of the Year were chosen by cross-functional leadership teams at Stellantis, evaluating suppliers based on various criteria, including performance, innovation, quality, cost, program launch, and safety. Their alignment with the Stellantis Dare Forward 2030 plan, a strategic roadmap for the future, was also a critical factor.
As part of the Dare Forward 2030 plan, Stellantis unveiled ambitious goals, including achieving a 100% passenger-car battery-electric vehicle (BEV) sales mix in Europe and a 50% passenger-car and light-duty truck BEV sales mix in the U.S. by 2030. These objectives are central to the purchasing and supply chain team’s mission as Stellantis endeavors to provide clean, safe, and affordable transportation for all.
The 2023 Stellantis Global Supplier of the Year Award recipients are:
- Indirect Services: Accenture
- Quality: Gestamp
- Direct Material Performance: Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL)
- Program Management: Plastic Omnium
- Innovation: EFI Automotive
- Corporate Social Responsibility: Pirelli Tire LLC
- Capex: Qian Yuan Mould
- Supply Chain Parts: Aisin Corporation
- Supply Chain Logistics: Bertani Transport
- Aftermarket: Sercore Tech SL
Furthermore, Stellantis recognized regional excellence with the following 2023 Regional Supplier of the Year Award winners:
- North America: Alps Alpine
- South America: F2J Industry
- Enlarged Europe: Plastic Omnium
- Middle East & Africa: A2ME Industry
- India & Asia Pacific: Iljin Group
- China: VMAX New Energy Co.
The event brought together over 150 global suppliers alongside Stellantis leadership, showcasing the strength of collaboration and the shared commitment to achieving automotive excellence. The event not only served as a platform for recognition but also as a testament to the enduring partnerships that drive innovation and progress in the automotive industry.