Purchasing philosophy

Spartan is committed to customer satisfaction and delivering the highest level of personal service. We work closely with our suppliers to reach these goals. We strive to procure high quality products and services that are delivered on time to support daily operations, but are also innovative and add value to the Spartan product lines.

 

Important Downloads

 

SELECTED CRITERIA FOR SUPPLIERS THAT ARE IMPORTANT TO US INCLUDE:

  • Consistent Quality
  • Cost Competitiveness
  • Customer Service Support
  • Environmental Protection
  • Excellent Communication
  • Innovation & Technical Competence
  • Integrity
  • On-Time Delivery
  • Process Control & Capacity
  • Warranty

 

PRODUCTS & SERVICES PURCHASED

Products and services Spartan buys include, but are not limited to:

Production parts (direct material)

  • Aluminum Sheet & Extrusions
  • Axles & Suspensions
  • Compressors & A/C
  • Engines
  • Fabrication, Castings & Machining
  • Fasteners & Fittings
  • Foam/Insulation
  • Instrument Panels & Gauges
  • Interior & Exterior Cab Hardware
  • Labels & Decals
  • Mechanical Assemblies
  • Overhead Doors
  • Paint
  • Plastics (Molded & Formed)
  • Radiator & Cooling Systems
  • Rubber Molding & Extrusions
  • Seats
  • Steering & Drivelines
  • Transmissions
  • Wheels & Tires
  • Wire Harnesses & Cables

MRO (Indirect materials & services)

  • Capital Equipment & Construction
  • Facilities Maintenance Supplies & Services
  • Freight & Transportation
  • General Contract Services
  • Janitorial Supplies & Waste Removal
  • Lubricants & Fuel
  • Material Handling & Storage Equipment
  • Office Equipment & Supplies
  • Power Tools, Air Tools & Torque Tools
  • Safety Supplies & Training