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Goodyear achieves DAF’s highest supplier rating for third consecutive year

Goodyear is pleased to announce it has been awarded the prestigious ‘Master’ rating by DAF for the third consecutive year. The DAF Supplier Performance Management program (SPM) evaluates suppliers based on performance in key areas including product development, operations support, and alignment with DAF’s business objectives.

Goodyear DAF SPM

Suppliers are eligible for three categories: Achiever, Leader, and Master. ‘Master’ is reserved for suppliers that consistently exhibit outstanding performance and actively foster collaboration with DAF.

"We are proud to receive the ‘Master’ rating from DAF for a third consecutive year," said Xavier Fraipont, VP Commercial PBU EMEA at Goodyear. "This recognition is a testament to the relentless efforts of our teams to deliver high-performing products and excellent support to DAF. It also reflects the deep-rooted partnership between Goodyear and DAF, built on a foundation of trust, quality, and mutual success”.

"We remain dedicated to achieving the highest standards of quality and service excellence, and we look forward to our collaboration with leaders in the HGV sector in the years to come. By prioritizing the needs and preferences of our customers, Goodyear ensures that its products and services deliver value and satisfaction. This dedication to customer-centricity is reflected in every aspect of Goodyear's operations, from product development to post-sales support." – adds Fraipont.

Goodyear's retainment of the ‘Master’ rating underpins its commitment to close collaboration with OEMs. By maintaining this prestigious status for three consecutive years, Goodyear has demonstrated its ability to deliver exceptional value to its customers.

About Goodyear

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 71,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio, and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to