Tier 1 & Tier 2 suppliers refer primarily to suppliers of the automotive industry. A Tier 1 supplier supplies products (usually parts) directly to an OEM (What is an OEM?). The difference, then, is that a Tier 2 supplier supplies products to a Tier 1 supplier (who then supplies the parts to an OEM). In some cases a parts manufacturer can be BOTH a Tier 1 and Tier 2 supplier depending on who they are supplying parts to.
Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers use a variety of automotive containers and returnable shipping racks to transport parts from OEM Parts Manufacturer to Automotive Manufacturer. Warehouse Rack & Shelf has the largest variety of steel and wire containers and racks that serve the automotive industry. Please click on one of the links below to see our line of products.
Warehouse Rack & Shelf, LLC
132 Workman Ct.
St. Louis, MO 63025
636.938.7100 Ext 222
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