Harris is committed to being a company of the highest quality in every aspect of its business activity. This encompasses serving our customers' needs by developing higher quality products, at lower costs, while shortening the product-to-market cycle. Inherent in that commitment is our goal for satisfying the expectations of stakeholders who have a vested interest in the success of the company. Suppliers are a vital part of our resources. Our vision as it applies to suppliers is to develop and maintain mutually beneficial partnerships with companies who share our commitment to achieve ever-increasing levels of customer satisfaction through continuing improvements in quality, service, timeliness, and cost.
How Suppliers Fit into Harris' Business Strategy
Harris firmly believes that suppliers can contribute significantly to our ability to delight our customers. Our relationships with suppliers will be sincere, ethical, and embrace the highest principles of purchasing practice, and will focus on developing winning business arrangements that benefit all parties.
Harris Expectations for Suppliers
The expectations that we have identified for ourselves are the same set of expectations that we have for our suppliers. These are based on the following performance characteristics:
Unrelenting performance in these three key areas today, coupled with a strategy for continuous improvement tomorrow, will enable Harris and its suppliers to continue to solve its customers' most demanding challenge.
Harris recognizes the value of having suppliers who are committed to providing quality goods and services in a timely manner.