TITLE

MINIMISE THE RISK IN YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

AUTHOR(S)
Nie, Winter; Cordon, Carlos
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
MHD Supply Chain Solutions;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the strategies applied by companies to minimize supply chain risks. It says that many corporations apply middle-level management approach in supply chain operations while other companies apply an outsourcing technique. It states that just-in-time and asset-light manufacturing maximize efficiency but may be at risk if some part of the supply chain malfunction. It adds that an external relation expertise is required in the transition of purchasing to outsourcing function.
ACCESSION #
63486313

 

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