Apr. 23, 2014
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LEAN Supply Chain Planning

The New Supply Chain Management Paradigm for Process Industries to Master Today’s VUCA World

  • "LEAN Supply Chain Planning: The New Supply Chain Management Paradigm for Process Industries to Master Today's VUCA World""LEAN Supply Chain Planning: The New Supply Chain Management Paradigm for Process Industries to Master Today's VUCA World"

The book "LEAN Supply Chain Planning - The New Supply Chain Management Paradigm for Process Industries to Master Today's VUCA World" introduces a new and innovative approach to managing variability, uncertainty, and complexity in today's planning processes and systems. Presenting a cutting-edge supply chain management concept that addresses current problems in the process industry's supply chains, it introduces powerful methods developed by leading research institutes, process industry champions, and supply chain experts. It explains how companies can adapt their current supply chain practices to achieve higher cost efficiency while maintaining agility and resilience to withstand today's turbulent business environment.

It is structured into four parts. The first part of the book, focus on the current challenges in the process industries, the insufficiencies of traditional planning approaches, and the ways in which Lean SCM overcomes these challenges.

The second part, outlines how your company should prepare its supply chain for Lean SCM from a global and a local perspective. Then it explains what planning modes you should choose for your company's supply chains from a strategic perspective, how you can synchronize supply chain operations, and how operational planning and scheduling is carried out with Lean SCM.

The third part, draws out the implications of Lean SCM for your organization, describes its impact on performance management, and explains how IT systems support the entire Lean SCM process.

The fourth part, concludes the book with selected, useful case studies of thought leader companies such as BASF, AstraZeneca, Novartis and Eli Lilly that have recently implemented Lean SCM methods.

You can order a copy of "LEAN Supply Chain Planning: The New Supply Chain Management Paradigm for Process Industries to Master Today's VUCA World" here!

Want to learn more about Lean Supply Chain Planning, just visit www.leansupplychainplanning.com.

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