publication . Bachelor thesis . 2012

Identify Improvement Areas in Supply Chain Coordination : An exploratory methodology development

Deng, Yan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: KTH, Industriell produktion
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Lean production and Lean philosophy have been developed, studied and implemented over the world since it was know from Toyota Production System. International manufacturers/OEMs have more or less developed their own Lean production systems. Over the years, arising challenges from new technology and internationalization have force the OEMs to understand and evaluate the design of supply chain to support their lean production system, and to manage the SC and compete as a whole against other supply chains. When apply Lean principles to the level of Supply Chain, coordination is an essential element to success. Today, researches have been done on joint efforts on de...
Subjects
free text keywords: Supply Chain (SC), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Coordination, Lean, Value Stream Mapping (VSM), Waste, misalignment
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