Monaco Holds Supplier Summit in Wakarusa
Monaco RV LLC, manufacturer of motorized and towable recreational vehicles, held a two-day Supplier Summit Meeting April 25-26 at its Wakarusa, Ind., manufacturing facilities.
The two-day event, led by John Healey, vice president of corporate purchasing, brought suppliers together to discuss a variety of topics to enhance Monaco RV products, improve relationships and increase cost efficiencies, according to a news release.
The suppliers were given an overview of the current Monaco RV product offerings, as well as a look into the future of upcoming products. An explanation of the successful MQS (Monaco Quality System) program was detailed, and how this program has increased the end-quality of products. Vendors were also given a tour of the 442,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, along with tours of completed products. Topics discussed included cost savings ideas, labor savings and supplier audits.
“We have had a long and successful working relationship with our supplier base, and it is always good to come together to share new ideas and opportunities,” said Healy. “We had a great turnout and the suppliers are excited about our new product offerings and our efficiencies in quality.”