The purchasing organisation at Liebherr
With an international organisation and efficient processes, the purchasing area makes an important contribution to the company's success. Liebherr-Purchasing Services GmbH is headquartered in Biberach an der Riss (Germany) and, as the top decision-making body of purchasing at Liebherr, is responsible for organising and coordinating the purchasing activities of the entire Liebherr Group. The company is in charge of standardising and optimising the purchasing and logistics processes, as well as the purchasing systems within the Liebherr Group.
Globally oriented material group management
Liebherr's purchasing organisation is based on globally oriented material group management. This means that materials and services are structured based on the procurement market. The purchasing responsibility for each Liebherr company and material group is organised in a matrix structure. Specialist lead buyers with comprehensive technical and procurement market expertise ensure a balance of interests between Liebherr Purchasing and the suppliers. Discover the broad purchasing range. (PDF, 1.5 MB)
Supplier relationship management: Liebherr as a reliable partner
The continuous optimisation of existing supply relationships, as well as the development of new efficient supply relationships, ensure successful cooperation between the Liebherr Group and its suppliers. Both social and ecological aspects, as well as a high quality standard, a well-functioning logistics system and an intense commitment to innovation, are central. Liebherr attaches importance to long-term supply relationships based on partnership, which are characterised by mutual trust and are based on a common understanding of quality and performance.