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Webasto is a reliable systems partner to car makers worldwide, which meets the highest customer requirements with its top-quality products and innovative technologies.

A key factor of the success of the corporate Group is its powerful global supplier network with regional presence. In the collaboration with its partners, Webasto is driven by the motto #futurize2gether.

Stronger together

"Webasto produces in the market for the market and also sources the majority of its supplier parts in the respective world regions. Our supplier structure is characterized by high resilience, efficiency and flexibility. On the road to the mobility of the future, our suppliers are important partners for Webasto. In our collaboration with our suppliers, we pay particular attention to the topics of innovation, digitalization and sustainability. I'm committed to the target of Webasto to reduce Scope 3 emissions by 25% by 2030. This is only possible with competitive, reliable and committed partners."

Jan-Kristof Hohenstein - Executive Vice President Purchasing & Supplier Quality

Jan-Kristof Hohenstein - EVP Purchasing & Supplier Quality Webasto SE

Innovation

Webasto is consistently maintaining and extending its strong market position in the automotive future focusing on roof systems and solutions for e-mobility. Competition in the automotive industry is intense, cost pressure is high and product cycles are becoming even shorter. Therefore, being innovative is more crucial than ever before. Webasto is always looking for ideas for optimizing technologies, products and processes or creating completely new solutions – not only under its own steam, but also together with partners.

The following fields are of special interest for Webasto

 

  • Core materials & processes: Core materials are e.g. plastics, metals, fabrics, glass and its manufacturing processes as e.g. stamping, injection moulding, extrusion.
  • Design elements: Innovative materials and manufacturing processes influence the design of our products. Examples are advanced textils, lightning possibilities and the use of alternative materials.  
  • Electronics & mechatronics: Electronics & mechatronics are the basis for future technologies of Webasto, as Ambient Light or Solar Roof.
  • Smart factory: Smart factory for Webasto is covering amongst other topics virtual commissioning, data analytics and smart maintenance.
Innovation strength

Digitalization

Digitalization opens up great potential for Webasto, and not just in products development or production. By digitalizing its own purchasing processes as well as the collaboration between Webasto and its suppliers, both sides gain efficiency and capacity. These freed-up resources can then be used for creative work, finding joint solutions to complex issues, and developing new ideas.

WeBuy - Core system for all purchasing processes

Webasto handles all purchasing-related processes via WeBuy. The system is based on SAP Ariba and supports transparent and sustainable collaboration with suppliers in real time. The portal offers efficient and secure digital document processing while Suppliers are maintaining their own data in the system directly. This ensures correct master data at all ends. 

WeQ - Core system for supplier quality processes

The digital, cloud-based solution WeQ simplifies collaboration between Webasto and its suppliers for supplier quality means. All important project information can be accessed at any time and from anywhere via the portal - allowing tasks to be planned, managed and tracked efficiently. The system also includes standardized processes and helpful tools for problem solving and production part approvals. 

Long-term supplier declarations portal

This portal is designed to request and collect long-term declarations between Webasto and its suppliers.
 

Solution for supply chain collaboration

This Web-EDI solution enables suppliers, who are not directly connected to Webasto, to work with the systems partner of the mobility industry. 

Responsibility

Sustainability in the supply chain

Webasto is committed to supporting worldwide efforts to combat global warming. Emissions in the supply chain account for a significant share of the carbon footprint of Webasto. This is where the greatest reduction potential lies. Sustainability therefore occupies a prominent position in the company's purchasing strategy and roadmap. 

 

Since the publication of its first sustainability report in May 2022, the automotive supplier has made considerable progress in this area. Hand in hand with its partners and suppliers, Webasto can make an important contribution to a more sustainable future.

Sustainability in the supply chain Reduce CO2 emissions, Carbon free energy.

More information and documents

Here, suppliers can find a collection of documents relevant to them for download, as well as links to further information.

Delivery Framework Agreement - FR

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Delivery Framework Agreement - CS

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Delivery Framework Agreement - JA

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Delivery Framework Agreement - EN

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Delivery Framework Agreement - PT

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Delivery Framework Agreement - ES

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Delivery Framework Agreement - IT

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Delivery Framework Agreement - DE

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Delivery Framework Agreement - ZH

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Delivery Framework Agreement - RO

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Delivery Framework Agreement - KO

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - RO

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - ZH

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - ES

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - DE

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - PT

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - IT

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - CS

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - FR

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - JA

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Warranty and Cost Agreements - EN

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Webasto Group SCOC Convenience - JP

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Webasto Group Supplier Code of Conduct

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Webasto Group SCOC Convenience - KR

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Webasto Group SCOC Sideletter - JP

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Frame NDA Ariba double sided

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Webasto Group SCOC Convenience - DE

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Webasto Group SCOC Convenience - CN

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Quality Guideline QW1 KO

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Quality Guideline QW1

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Quality Guideline QW1 CN

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Quality Guideline QW1 JP

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Global Logistics Supplier Manual

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Supplier Escalation Model

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EDI Supplier Implementation Guideline

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Global Logistics Supplier Manual V 2.0

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Accounting Contact Details

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Tool Invoice Requirements North America

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User & Role in Ariba Network Account

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Participate in a RfP

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Supplier Security Explained

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More about Webasto

The Group

Corporate strategy

Webasto aims to make a decisive contribution to a more enjoyable and climate-friendlier mobility. On the road to the all-electric future, the company is focusing on innovative vehicle technologies that inspire.

Corporate Strategy

Responsibility

Sustainability

Sustainability is a key driver for Webasto. Taking into account economic, ecological and social perspectives, "responsibility with a long-term view" is anchored as a core value in the company's culture.

Sustainability with a long-term view