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Maruti eyes rain relief for vendors after production scare in August
New Delhi, Oct. 26 -- Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has hired a crisis management firm to audit its vendors after unusually heavy rain in August stalled production at a key parts supplier in Gurugram, disrupting production at India's biggest carmaker. Momentum Global, the crisis and emergency management company, will implement water safety standards at the manufacturing plants of its vendors to ensure Maruti's production schedule doesn't get disrupted in the future. Maruti had to stop production for two days in August as supply from the vendor, Krishna Maruti Ltd, stopped due to water-logging. Although Maruti didn't face much pressure as retail demand was subdued, a buoyant market would have led to much longer delays in car deliveries to purchase...
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