Supply Chain Time-Based Strategies Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

Supply Chain Time-Based Strategies
An analysis of systems and strategies to combat time constraints caused by stricter security measures.
# 97433 | 2,085 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 15, 2007 in Business (Management) , Business (Applied Operations) , Business (General)

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This paper analyzes and makes recommendations for those companies who are having their supply chains and logistics processes impacted by the ever-stricter security measures which are taking a heavy toll on their ability to respond from a manufacturing and services standpoint. Specifically, the paper looks at the synchronization of time-based strategies including the integration of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, the use of just-in-time (JIT) sourcing strategies, and the role of vendor managed inventory (VMI).

Alleviating Security Time lags with Synchronous Logistics
Supporting Business Cycles through Synchronized Supply Chains
Forecasting: The Critical Time-Based Supply Chain best Practice
VMI's role in Time-Based Supply Chain Strategies

Sample of Sources Used:

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