TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Ford Motor Co. wants more efficiency from its supply chain, but says the responsibility for making improvements – at Tier 2 companies and below – rests with the parts makers, themselves. Meanwhile, the auto maker strongly encourages suppliers to be innovative as it welcomes “early and close collaboration,” says President and Chief Operating Officer Nick Scheele. Nick Scheele As Ford aggressively pursues its new waste-reduction target of $2.5 billion by ...

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