Suppliers

Partnering with suppliers, PPI provides value to our customers, associates and community by responsibly and efficiently producing breakthrough distribution, cooling and other solutions. Our goal is to partner so effectively with our suppliers that we provide perfect value – improving processes to the point that they are completely efficient and waste-free, creating innovative products that deliver superior performance, and each of us showing respect for employees, diversity, the environment and ethical behavior.

To this end, we are committed to building partnerships with suppliers based on mutual training, early supplier involvement, mutual financial benefit, and free exchange of information. We work with suppliers that achieve short lead times, incorporate predictable processes with the highest of quality – the perfect connection between partners. Our destinies are linked, and together, we are capable of great accomplishments.

Through value stream mapping, benchmarking, Kaizen blitzes, supplier performance metrics and other means, we take the steps necessary to partner for perfect value.  Additionally, every supplier to PPI is provided a monthly Scorecard, which communicates their performance relating to Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.