For the most exciting journey in our history, we need the right business partners. We are looking for suppliers that meet our high expectations on value, efficiency and innovation - while supporting our core values regarding safety, quality and environment – to ensure that we together build a sustainable future. This also includes social responsibility and taking care about people in the complete value chain in line with our sustainability program Omtanke.
The Volvo Cars Supplier Portal is a place where we communicate and share useful information with our suppliers so that we work together as effectively as possible. We invite all our suppliers to apply for access.
We divide our business into direct material suppliers (delivering production materials for the manufacturing of our products) and indirect purchasing suppliers (other products and services needed to run our business).
Delivering the best – our requirements
Maintaining a good relationship is crucial to the success of both Volvo Cars and its suppliers. Meeting our high expectations for value, efficiency and innovation, as well as supporting our core values of safety, environmental concern and quality, ensures that together we build a sustainable future.
- Be certified ISO 9001, ISO 14001, TS 16949
- Comply with Volvo Cars' global terms, conditions and guidelines including Our Code of Conduct for Business Partners
- Be transparent with facts and data
- Be proactive in addressing any issues and driving efficiency
- Strive for continuous improvement and customer satisfaction, while maintaining high standards
- Lead technological innovations and reduce waste
- Deliver on time and in the correct quantities in order to shorten lead times
- Operate a best-in-class cost improvement policy
Our code - how we act
At Volvo Cars, it’s not just about what we do, but how we do it. Consideration for others is paramount and our strict code of conduct ensures that we conduct business in an ethical and responsible way.
Our code - how we act
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Code of conduct - business partners
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Rewarding quality and excellence
It’s good to let our suppliers know when they are doing well.
Our Volvo Cars Quality Excellence (VQE) award recognises those suppliers who achieve excellence in: Capable systems, Capable manufacturing process, Ongoing performance, Launch performance, Continuous improvement, Customer endorsement.
Important information to foreign suppliers that perform work in Sweden – new tax legislation
Volvo Cars requires foreign suppliers that perform work/will perform work for Volvo Cars in Sweden to register for F-tax. Please find further information in the section related documents.
Visit our Supplier Portal
The Volvo Cars Supplier Portal is full of useful information for our suppliers, including our global terms and conditions, our quality requirements and sustainability policy. It includes many applications specific to Volvo and helps us work together as effectively as possible.
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Apply for access
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If you encounter technical issues with the Supplier Portal or any of the applications provided via the portal, you can call our Service Desk around-the-clock on +46 31 59 10 00.