TITLE

'Supply Chain's Too Inefficient'

AUTHOR(S)
Markham, Dan
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Dec2007, Vol. 47 Issue 13, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the inefficiency of supply chain which led metal suppliers to miss opportunities for improving profits. According to Jack Hockema of Kaiser Aluminum Corp., the greatest inefficiency for the mills is the stocking boom and desticking depression cycle. Furthermore, there are some people who agreed that downstream consolidation and mills acquiring service centers is not the answer to a more efficient supply chain.
ACCESSION #
28083490

 

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