The world today faces global competition. The supply chain is a vital part of the globalization process. Presenting a global view of the scope and complexity of supply chain management, this book reflects the rapid change that has taken place within the supply chain and its environment. This third edition has been fully updated with recent changes in concepts, technology, and practice. Integration and collaboration are keywords in future competition. Firms must be agile and lean at the same time. The book gives an insightful overview of the conceptual foundations of the global supply chain, as well as current examples of the best practice of managing supply chains in a global context.UPS and Toshiba America Information Systems agreed on a new laptop repair process in 2004. Since then, any broken laptop will be picked up by UPS and instead of shipping it to a Toshiba repair center, the laptop will be inspected and anbsp;...
|Title||:||Managing the Global Supply Chain|
|Publisher||:||Copenhagen Business School Press DK - 2007|