The Supply Chain Revolution

Innovative Sourcing and Logistics for a Fiercely Competitive World
CD - unabridged
Audio (5 discs)
Product Number: BN11397
Released: Jun 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781536663136
Narrator/s: Christopher Lane
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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The secret to succeeding in a disruptive world. When CEOs think about the supply chain, it's usually to cut costs. But the smartest leaders see supply chain and sourcing for what they can be: hidden tools for outperforming the competition. Steve Jobs, upon returning to Apple in 1997, focused on transforming the supply chain. He hired Tim Cook--and the company sped up the development of new products, getting them into consumers' hands faster. The rest is history. Across a range of industries, once-leading companies are in trouble: Walmart, IBM, Pfizer, HP, and The Gap to name a few. But others thrive. While competitors were shutting stores, Zara's highly responsive supply chain made it the most valued company in the retail space and its founder, the richest man in Europe. The success of TJX, Amazon, Starbucks, and Airbus, is fueled by supply chain and sourcing. Showcasing real solutions, The Supply Chain Revolution will: Improve customer satisfaction and increase revenue - Make alliances more successful - Simplify and debottleneck the supply chain - Boost retail success by managing store investment - Drive excellence Technology is disrupting business models. Strategies must change. The Supply Chain Revolution flips conventional thinking and offers a powerful way for companies to compete in challenging times.

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Author(s): Suman Sarkar

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Author(s): Suman Sarkar
Product Number EB00723774
Released: Apr 15, 2018
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: #9780814438794

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