The Market-Driven Supply Chain

The Market-Driven Supply Chain

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Customer demands for individual attention and specialized products are transforming commerce at every stagea€”including the supply chain. Todaya€™s highstakes economy requires dynamic, market-savvy sales and operations planning (SaOP) to keep pace with accelerating service demands and response times. Ita€™s not as daunting as it sounds with the tools, tips, and case studies in The Market-Driven Supply Chain. This practical yet expansive book helps organizations transition from outdated supply-driven processes to new market-driven models. Readers learn how to: a€c Use robust analytics for conducting value segmentations and simulation analyses a€c Develop a customer-centric culture and a collaborative organizational structure a€c Dynamically rebalance the inventory mix to improve capacity and reduce costs a€c Retool 26 management processes to achieve market-savvy SaOP Unlike other books that focus on only supply chain strategies or SaOP or lean manufacturing, this booka€™s sophisticated approach unifies all three areas, and ita€™s the only one to explain how to operate in todaya€™s on-demand environment.... 158a€“159 Microsoft Excel methods, for simulation, 181 Palermo, Richard C., 98, 156 Palmisano, Robert J., 155a€“156, 197 ... 81 of success or failure of planning, 15 Lean Six Sigma, 95, 130 SIPOC analysis, 145 less-than-truckload (LTL) rates, anbsp;...

Title:The Market-Driven Supply Chain
Author:Robert P. Burrows III
Publisher:AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn - 2012-10-10


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