Radkoski will share his thoughts on how robust commodity strategies can help Tier One suppliers reduce costs, increase quality and drive greater value through the extended supply chain.He will join a select group of purchasing and materials management leaders, representing major suppliers and auto manufacturers, who will participate in the session from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa.
Radkoski is responsible for leading Visteon's supply efforts for North America, including purchasing, material planning and logistics, supplier quality, and aftermarket materials management. In addition, he is in charge of coordinating the development of the company's global commodity purchasing strategies.
"We are striving to be both the supplier and the customer of choice," said Radkoski. "Our competitiveness will always be enhanced by a strong supply base that truly focuses on long-term relationships. Some of the keys to fostering strong relationships are early involvement in future programs, design to target for new products, joint collaboration on cost savings and waste reduction initiatives, and continuous refinement of our global commodity strategies."