DETROIT – Three months ago, the supplier community was in a full panic when it learned General Motors Corp. had a new get-tough policy allowing parts makers to easily be “de-sourced” from long-term supply contracts. The suppliers learned of the initiative through word-of-mouth from fellow executives and news stories, rather than from GM. Bo Andersson, GM’s vice president-worldwide purchasing, production control and logistics, now apologizes and takes responsibility for not having better ...

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