DaimlerChrysler AG says its Procurement & Supply operations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Auburn Hills, MI, have conducted more than 30 online procurement bidding events that have significantly cut costs of goods and services. Since October, the automaker says it has conducted 27 events for online purchasing of about 500 parts using Covisint, the Internet trade exchange DC owns in partnership with other auto manufacturers. DaimlerChrysler says it used the Internet for a supply chain pilot ...

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