Sustainability 2011/12

Supply Chain

Supply Chain Profile


(Products that become part of the vehicle)

60+Countries in which suppliers are located

38Emerging markets in which suppliers are located

17Emerging markets considered to have risks of substandard working conditions. These countries were identified as higher risk based on consultation with nongovernmental organizations, other companies with human rights experience, local Ford operations and various media and government reports.

70Ford Manufacturing sites

1,300+Supplier companies (Tier 1)

4,400+Supplier manufacturing sites

130,000Parts currently being manufactured

500+Production commodities to manage


(Products and services that do not become part of the vehicle, such as construction, computers, industrial materials, health care, machinery, transportation, advertising)

11,000+Supplier companies

600+Nonproduction commodities

Total global buy

$75+ billion