Ball-and-chain? Or simultaneous supply chain

Piszczalski, Martin
September 1997
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Sep97, Vol. 109 Issue 9, p24
Trade Publication
Discusses reasons for supply chains' sluggishness in responding to customer orders for manufactured vehicles. Cost of make-to-stock approach to manufacturing vehicles; Importance of simultaneous and direct response of supply chains to consumer demand; Utilization of a common vocabulary and language for all groups involved; Information-sharing in all tiers of automobile manufacturing.


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