Bus 698 supply chain strategic management wk 3 dis 1
The agile supply chain utilizes the idea of “speed to market” in order to get the product to the end-consumer as quickly as possible as we often see happen when new technology becomes available (i.e. cell phones, flat screen TV’s, etc). How might both the manufacturer and the end-consumer be harmed utilizing this concept? Document your sources.
Harrison, A.,van Hoek, R., & Skipworth, H. (2014). Logistics management and strategy: Competing through the supply chain (5th ed.). Retrieved from https://www.vitalsource.com/
- Chapter 5: Managing the lead-time frontier
- Chapter 7: Lean thinking and agile supply chains
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