Boeing, TPS & Outsourcing

Boeing, TPS & Outsourcing

However key elements of the Toyota outsourcing model were not
implemented at Boeing. Toyota maintains tight control over the overall
design and engineering of its vehicles and only outsources to
suppliers who have proven their ability to deliver with the required
timeliness, quality, cost reduction and continuous innovation. As
Toyota works closely with its suppliers and responds to supplier
concerns with integrity and mutual respect, it has established an
impressive level of professional trust and an overriding preoccupation
with product quality. But besides that, totally the same.