MAHLE Clevite Inc. Introduces Its First Online Supplier Portal – mahleclevitesupplier.com

Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 23, 2011 – MAHLE Clevite Inc. introduces its first online supplier portal, mahleclevitesupplier.com. The portal provides a centralized system for suppliers to manage orders and other account information more efficiently, which in turn allows MAHLE Clevite to better meet customer needs.

Using mahleclevitesupplier.com, suppliers have the ability to accept or decline purchase orders, enter shipping information with tracking, view performance metrics, change the lead time for a particular product as well as request early shipments to expedite the order process.

The supplier portal also improves communication and efficiency between purchasing department and suppliers. The portal generates automatic email notifications for all new purchase orders, weekly reports on upcoming shipments and on past due orders and parts. Additionally, purchase orders and reports can be viewed, saved and printed at all times and mass e-mails can be sent to all MAHLE Clevite suppliers.

“Overall, the new supplier portal helps reduce operating costs, improve inventory efficiencies and strengthen the supply base, so that we can provide better service to customers,” said Markela Skenderi, Information Technology (Applications Analyst), MAHLE Clevite Inc. “MAHLE Clevite customers will surely benefit as we continue to provide industry-leading delivery fill rates.”

To access the portal, visit mahleclevitesupplier.com. Once on the website, suppliers are required to sign-in with their assigned username and password. Suppliers needing a username and password should contact a MAHLE Clevite Administrator.

About MAHLE

The MAHLE Group is one of the top 30 automotive suppliers and the globally leading manufacturer of components and systems for the internal combustion engine and its peripherals. More than 47,000 employees work at over 100 production plants and eight research and development centers. In 2010, MAHLE achieved sales of approximately EUR 5.3 billion (USD 7 billion).

For further information:

MAHLE Clevite Inc.

Ted Hughes

Manager - Marketing

1240 Eisenhower Place

USA

Phone: +734/975-7936

Fax: +734/975-7820

ted.hughes@us.mahle.com

Michele Brown

Harris, Baio & McCullough

(215) 440-9800

michele@hbmadv.com

Download PDF [PDF; 129 KB]