This work presents a comprehensive model of supply chain management. Experienced executives from 20 companies clearly define supply chain management, identifying those factors that contribute to its effective implementation. They provide practical guidelines on how companies can manage supply chains, addressing the role of all the traditional business functions in supply chain management and suggest how the adoption of a supply chain management approach can affect business strategy and corporate performance.
Chapter 17: The Lean Supply Chain The Path to Excellence
The Lean Supply Chain The Path to Excellence
Supply chains are not a recent phenomenon. They have been in existence for many centuries, starting with the trading supply chains dating back to the Phoenicians ...