Summary of The Supply Chain Network @ Internet Speed

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10 Innovation

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Wade through the technical jargon and dive directly into this deep pool of operational intelligence on the complexities of modern supply-chain management. Fred A. Kuglin and Barbara A. Rosenbaum provide step-by-step guidelines on how to put e-based solutions into effect throughout your supply chain to achieve cost effectiveness (that is, save money). Using the CEO’s perspective, they describe a series of supply-chain approaches designed to address issues like capital requirements and production costs that drive company valuations. The book, which is forthrightly technical, is targeted to the CEO or high-level executive in charge of operations. getabstract.com highly recommends this book to this select audience, and commends the authors on their useful mix of charts, illustrations and dramatizations to illustrate supply-chain problems and solutions.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How a crisis can provide a CEO with the perfect opportunity to devise an e-business solution;
  • How an e-business solution can help you better serve your customers; and
  • How a networked supply chain can help you reduce costs.
 

About the Authors

Fred A. Kuglin is vice president of the Supply Chain Operations practice of Cap Gemini Ernst & Young U.S., LLP. He has worked for more than 20 years in the areas of strategic planning, network optimization, process reengineering and overall supply chain management. He has held senior posts with Frito-Lay, Inc. and EDS/A.T. Kearney. Barbara A. Rosenbaum is a director with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young’s Global Supply Chain service line. In addition to more than 20 years of supply-chain consulting and industry experience, she has served on the faculties of John Hopkins University and Loyola College, published numerous articles and served as a contributing author of two books.

 

Summary

Technology and the Blurring Supply Chain
Today more than ever, CEOs need to use supply-chain management techniques to streamline operations. If you are a CEO or an operations manager, you need to provide leadership to take your company through these technology-driven transformations. Your...

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