No! Access is only granted to those suppliers who offer products and services that are relevant
to TAKATA and who successfully apply for a supplier's account. Suppliers who are admitted
for participation by way of a purchase obtain their confidential access data, a user name, and
As a supplier who has access to the TAKATA supplier portal by way of a supplier's account
you may be invited to participate in electronic bidding events of TAKATA. You have
the opportunity of informing TAKATA of your competencies by updating your suppliersī
profile on a regular basis.
The supplier's profile documents your capabilities and skills as a supplier. The supplier's
profile provides the purchasing department of TAKATA with current information on your programs
in development, production, and supply or on the services you can offer to TAKATA. Which
products do you deliver for which areas of use? Which production procedures do you employ and which
materials and raw materials can you process? You can only ensure being considered for all relevant
bidding events of TAKATA if you update your supplier's profile on a regular basis.
A valid and functioning (accessible) e-mail address is absolutely necessary for participation as the
essential communication, i.e. the invitation to participate in electronic bidding events,
is handled via e-mail.
Shortly following your online application you will receive an automatic e-mail confirming the receipt of
your application. Your application will be forwarded to the buyer in charge for your material group
at TAKATA immediately. This buyer will inform you by e-mail on the status of your application.
The TAKATA supplier portal was created precisely to ensure that you find your way to us in the quickest
possible manner. There is no faster way to the purchasing department of TAKATA and the person in charge
than the online application.
The TAKATA supplier portal is an Internet application which is accessible via a PC with Internet
access and a standard Internet browser (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.x or higher or
Netscape (Mozilla) version 7.x or higher). You do not need any further special hardware or software.