TITLE

SPEED TO MARKET: Becoming Lean Through Outsoursing

AUTHOR(S)
Becker, Dave
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Global Cosmetic Industry;Jun2010, Vol. 178 Issue 6, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that outsourcing has the capacity to make a company becomes lean in the U.S. It notes that outsourcing is very beneficial to companies for it saves costs, fosters creativity, and improves quality. It informs that lean manufacturing has been applied to various industries, including beauty industry. It states that in lean manufacturing the entire supply chain is streamlined to become efficient.
ACCESSION #
51005386

 

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