Bangalore, 27 June, 2019.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor, a subsidiary of the leading automobile manufacturer globally, is celebrating 20 years of offering ever better cars to its customers in India. Toyota’s focus in India has been steady towards sustainable growth and to remain competitive with best of safety, comfort, luxury, quality and after sales services, through globally acclaimed models, to further enrich customer trust & confidence.
Toyota truly believes that a company alone cannot be sustainable, unless it takes along its supply chain. To enhance flexibility, TKM has been collaborating more with supplier partners & continuously striving to work with its stakeholders, contributing towards the goal of sustainable development.
In line with TMC’s guiding principles & management philosophy, TKM has adopted its policies, values and code of conduct for the entire supply chain covering the suppliers, dealers, contractors and vendors.
Mr. Masakazu Yoshimura, Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, “At Toyota, we believe that for businesses to succeed in this competitive and dynamic environment, we need to have a robust ecosystem of suppliers, vendors and partners. The objective is for the suppliers to develop strategies from mid to long term perspective and become globally competitive to expand business operations both in India & overseas.
TKM along with its supplier partners believes that sustainability should be imbibed throughout the supply chain, beginning with the concept followed by development and then continuing through all phases of production and finally customer distribution, as ‘Customer First’ remains at the core of our philosophy.”
With a network of 155 supplier partners and 7 onsite suppliers, TKM is continuously working towards improving product quality, reducing costs and rationalizing manufacturing through measures that include promoting localization and improving logistics.
To ensure that our suppliers are aware and on-board with the sustainability culture, TKM has taken up various initiatives dedicated to suppliers that focus on and address social and environmental objectives.
Toyota believes working with suppliers, involving and empowering them is the key for maintaining long term supplier relationship. Toyota always works hand in hand with supply base & supports the suppliers in area of Safety, Quality, Productivity, & Human Development thus creating a continuous WIN – WIN business Model.