TITLE

Ball-and-chain? Or simultaneous supply chain

AUTHOR(S)
Piszczalski, Martin
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Sep97, Vol. 109 Issue 9, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9712036276

 

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