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Supply chain strategies, structures and relationships

Anthony Alexandre Hines

Supply chain strategies, structures and relationships

implications for managing organisations in the UK clothing industry.

by Anthony Alexandre Hines

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ContributionsManchester Metropolitan University. Department of Management.
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Open LibraryOL18625673M

The emergence of the supply chain as a focal point for research, study and to develop both knowledge and a better understanding of the industry dynamics has developed further since I wrote about globalizing supply chains in the first edition of the book (Hines, a; b). This chapter begins with the antecedents for supply chain by: 6. This step is where you address the elements of supply chain design: Supply chain network, locations, supplier selection and business terms, inventory and planning policy, organizational structure. Supply chains that are optimized for cost efficiency will look different than supply chains that are optimized for flexibility and responsiveness.

4 keys to successful supply chain implementation. By Admin. One-sided or lop-sided benefits push relationships into transaction-based vendor/customer interactions rather than partner-to-partner. The former can be fine for cost cutting, but it can cause issues with quality, support and commitment between partners in the long run, especially. Supply chain integration is a large-scale business strategy that brings as many links of the chain as possible into a closer working relationship with each other. The goal is to improve response time, production time, and reduce costs and waste.

Strategies and designing of the supply chain include: Deciding on the supply chain structure and the activities each stage of the supply chain will perform Selecting a location and capacities of facility Deciding on the products that are to be made and the location where they need to be stored. Effective communication is a vital component to successful supply chain management, yet an alarming amount of businesses have no official communication plan in place to guide their top of this, supply chain managers are rarely trained in communications and end up taking a very laissez-faire attitude towards the entire process.


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