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LIVING Supply Chain : The Evolving Imperative of Operating in Real Time (Hardcover) (Robert Handfield &

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Creates a managerial compass for entering into the LIVING (Live, Intelligent, Velocity, Interactive, Networked, and Good) era of supply chain management and defines the imperative for creating Velocity and Visibility as the focal point for exploiting new digital, mobile, and cloud-based technologies

Written by well-known researchers in the field, this book addresses the changes that have occurred and are still unfolding at various organizations that are involved in building real-time supply chains. The authors draw on their experiences with multiple companies, along with references to the natural evolution of ecosystems throughout to help identify the “new rules of supply chain management." The LIVING principles associated with the rapid digitization and technology changes occurring in the global economy are discussed, along with the push to become more sustainable and responsive to customer needs.

“ Handfield and Linton reveal the “secret ingredient” to leveraging the power of a well managed supply chain….will revolutionize the way companies approach supply chain management.”

Frank Crespo, Vice President, Global Supply Network Division (CPO/Logistics/IoT Analytics), Caterpillar Inc.

“ The LIVING supply chain is a wake up call to any enterprise that depends on suppliers and contractors. Be fast, be nimble and make supply chain transparency the nucleus of your operations or become endangered.”

Paul Massih, Vice President, BP PSCM

“ …a fascinating journey through the future of supply chain management … a must read for every supplychain professional.”

Yossi Sheffi, Professor, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

“ … a great “living” reading on how to bring supply chains to a powerful living state. The idea of Live-Interactive-Velocity–Intelligent–Networked-Good is the foundation of how supply chains can be agile, adaptive and aligned. …of value to every supply chain executive and practitioner.”

Hau Lee, Professor, Stanford University

“ Successful businesses are those that support the success of their customers. This book captures the essence of our volatile, uncertain world and the opportunities that exist for the commercially astute, organizationally integrated business. More important, it offers insight to the recipe for 21st century operations and the management of complex supply ecosystems.”

Tim Cummins, CEO, International Association of Commercial and Contract Management

“ A LIVING supply chain requires a living company. The authors make a great case for how Flex is creating a living company to thrive in the living supply chain.”

Tom Choi, Harold E. Fear on Eminent Sc

Number of Pages: 205
Genre: Business + Money Management
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Robert Handfield & Tom Linton
Language: English
Street Date: June 12, 2017
TCIN: 52095440
UPC: 9781119306252
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-0844
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