Our Purchase

Our supplier philosophy

"The same principles that apply to customers also apply to suppliers. We especially maintain an open and partnership-like relationship that provides the basis for a long-term cooperation. We carry out price negotiations in a goal-oriented and consistent manner, but always in an open, objective and fair manner. We expect the same from our suppliers as well."



We have defined the following objectives for our purchase department:

  • Ensuring the supplies for Uhlmann & Zacher GmbH
  • Continuous improvement of common processes and products
  • Ensuring competitive purchasing prices by implementing improvements for reducing the supplier costs



Our organisation consists of strategic and operational activities. The purchasing and logistics department at Uhlmann & Zacher GmbH carries out all the purchasing activities:

  • Selection and development of strategic suppliers
  • Coordination of global procurement processes
  • Improving and ensuring synergies
  • Global control of the material stocks



To integrate our suppliers into the supply chain, we provide the following tools:

  • Supplier audits