SMP aims to work with its suppliers and foster an environment of growth and value creation for both. The company supports the development work of its suppliers. Highly specialized buyers coordinate all the purchasing logistics who have in-depth knowledge of the world markets for the required components and raw materials. Only those suppliers who satisfy the quality standards of the automotive industry are suppliers of SMP. The objectives are cost benefits and security which is of vital importance when delivery takes place in precise supply cycles.
The SMP Supplier Manuals detail the requirements needed to obtain preferred supplier status within any of SMP’s operating companies.
The Supplier Manual is complemented by individual appendices per legal entity and/or location of SMP. These can be found further down on this page.
List of Appendices
Appendix A — Glossary of Terms and Acronyms
Appendix B — Logistic Standard_10.2021
Appendix C — EDI Guideline and Packaging_10.2021
Appendix D — Packing Guideline Purchased Parts
Appendix N — Customs and Foreign Trade Regulations_03.2022
Customer Specific Appendices
Appendix E — BMW CSR
Appendix F — Daimler CSR
Appendix G — GM CSR
Appendix H — Stelantis (ex PSA) CSR
Appendix I — Renault CSR
Appendix J — Volkswagen CSR
Appendix K — CNH Industrial (IVECO) CSR
Appendix L — Ford CSR
Appendix M — DAF PACCAR Inc. CSR
Downloads for suppliers of SMP USA
Downloads for suppliers of SMP Mexico
SQA is responsible for maintaining standards in supply – from the idea of developing a part to producing the last spare part. The service ranges from drawing up the specifications for potential suppliers to developing and supporting existing ones in order to ensure that both SMP and its customers´ quality and reliability requirements are met. In this area SMP uses the latest quality methods that have become the benchmark in the automotive industry. SQA therefore supports the suppliers in achieving the specified quality objectives.
The objective of SMP’s supply base management is to optimize the value added chain. By continuous intensification of supplier relations, restructuring purchasing processes and monitoring make-or-buy decisions, the specialist knowledge of all experts is fed into the system solution. All partners in the supply base contribute their product and process knowledge at the earliest possible stage. This achieves optimum coordination and enhances understanding of customer requirements.
PriSMa is a web-based platform with which SMP manages suppliers and handles procurement proccesses. As part of the SMP application, suppliers can make an unsolicited application (supplier self-registration) or an SMP purchaser can pre-register suppliers and ask the supplier to complete the registration (supplier pre-registration).
If you would like to apply as a supplier with initiative or if you are an existing supplier and do not yet have access to PriSMa, please go to https://prisma.mindeservices.com/astras/astras.R6/WFE/public/SMP/de/DE/-/login
Samvardhana Motherson Global, SMG, has defined expectations for its group companies as preferred source with world-class performance in quality, cost and delivery. To accomplish these targets it is essential that SMP aligns itself with a strong supply base with an ability to match these demands. Enabling compliance to the businesses expectations for Quality, Cost, Delivery, Development, and Management / Safety / Environment Systems. The purpose of the Supplier Performance Evaluation is to provide a means of objectively assessing the ability meet expectations, to identify areas of risk and opportunities for improvement.
SMG evaluates Supplier Performance using a set of criteria based Key Perfomance Indicators. These KPI's are focused on quality performance, delivery performance and commercial competitiveness. Motherson employ the results as essential tool for decision making, risk mitigating and continuous improvement. A supplier performance report is available to all direct suppliers on a monthly basis, which assesses the overall performance according to the defined criteria.
Safe and efficient exchange of data is the basis for optimal collaboration with customers, business partners and suppliers. SMP's portal solution offers you targeted access to information "on demand" while allowing quick data transfer, even of large volumes. The encrypted, stable and convenient data exchange via the SMP portal allows us to optimize cooperation with our partners by saving on time and costs while maximizing data security.
Open area: Here, you can download information provided by SMP. Secure area: Following registration/activation, you can log in at any time and download additional data or upload your own data. Data protection is ensured via a secure connection (https) and the use of Odette File Transfer Protocol (OFTP).