Embracing the five lean principles:

September 2009
Management Services;Autumn2009, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p36
Academic Journal
The article discusses a customer driven supply chain strategy adopted by S. A. Partners. This strategy covers three concepts including the principles of strategic alignment, the philosophy of lean, and the output derived from the Cranfield University Innovative Manufacturing Research Council (IMRC) project titled "Aligning and Integrating Marketing and Supply Chain Strategies." According to the author, it is possible to obtain enterprise-wide alignment and competitive advantage through the use of lean principles and applying them in a supply chain context. S A Partners is the UK's longest standing Lean Enterprise consultancy


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