Lean Supply Chain Management: A Handbook for Strategic Procurement
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That is, rather than taking a "one-size fits all" approach, the author's more individualized approach illustrates techniques specific to organizations operating in a standard or crisis environment. Unlike other strategic procurement guides, Lean Supply Chain Management considers an organization's "business condition" as a contributing factor in the development of a strategic procurement strategy. Highlights include:Methods for developing and tracking strategic procurement initiatives.Planning in the "standard" and "crisis" environments. Coordinating supply chain management and lean manufacturing. Performance measurement tools.Lean Supply Chain Management provides purchasers and supplier development professionals with the tools needed to transform procurement from a mere cost center
"A Practical Step-by-Step Approach to a Lean Supply Chain" according to Kelly K. Pedersen. This books provides an excellent detailed road map for taking Lean concepts to the supply chain. Many of the publications I've read summarize the success companies have had in implementing Lean concepts. This book goes well beyond that, outlining HOW to take Lean to the supply chain. The book includes a 5 phase process with step-by-step instructions for each phase.The real "jewel" in the book is the authors discussion of companies in a "crisis environment" versus companies in a "normal environment". Lean initiatives are often initiated as a result of . A Practical Guide to Collaborative Supply Chain Success! H Beck With a `no holds barred' approach to a complex topic, Jeffrey `tells it like it is' in his first book, Lean Supply Chain Management: A Handbook For Strategic Procurement. Based upon his career as a procurement executive, he shares his thoughts and strategies in this insightful book combining theory and practical tools in an easy-to-read format. The case study interspersed throughout the book provides the real world, `tools-in-action' perspective.With 60% to 70% of the cost of a company's manufactured product now residing within the value chain of supp. Using the book A Customer After reading Lean Supply Chain Management, we began adopting the practices in our operations in the U.S. and in England. We immediately saw improvements that we expected would take months to achieve. Without a doubt, we will continue to implement the improvements Mr. Wincel writes about in his book.