Supply Chain Networks and Business Process Orientation: Advanced Strategies and Best Practices

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The Internet has provided the catalyst for building networks of companies that interoperate, cooperating and collaborating to bring about positive changes in customer value and competitive advantage. The horizontal integration of supply chains both internally and externally is critical and the result of applying the concepts of Business Process Organization across a network of companies. This book demonstrates how companies can build successful supply chain networks. Prescriptive benchmarking models illustrate ...

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Overview

The Internet has provided the catalyst for building networks of companies that interoperate, cooperating and collaborating to bring about positive changes in customer value and competitive advantage. The horizontal integration of supply chains both internally and externally is critical and the result of applying the concepts of Business Process Organization across a network of companies. This book demonstrates how companies can build successful supply chain networks. Prescriptive benchmarking models illustrate proven strategies, tactics, and methods for achieving a superior level of supply chain performance. Case studies put the new models and best practices into a clear business context for immediate use. Based on exhaustive research of supply chains and new networked corporations across industries in the US and Europe Shows how to build a highly successful e-supply chain network Offers best practice models for practitioners to put to use immediately Contains statistically proven performance benefits of the best practice models Provides benchmarks for making supply chain networks achieve superior performance Include real case studies for clear understanding and application of the best practices identified

The Internet has provided the catalyst for building networks of companies that interoperate, cooperating and collaborating to bring about positive changes in customer value and competitive advantage. The horizontal integration of supply chains both internally and externally is critical and the result of applying the concepts of Business Process Organization across a network of companies. This book demonstrates how companies can build successful supply chain networks. Prescriptive benchmarking models illustrate proven strategies, tactics, and methods for achieving a superior level of supply chain performance. Real case studies put the new models and best practices into a clear business context for immediate use

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574443271
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Series: Resource Management Series, #27
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

An Overview of Business Process Orientation (BPO) and the e-Corporation
BPO and the Supply Chain
The Concept of Supply Chain Management
The Extended Supply Chain - Results from Statistical Studies
Supply Chain Opportunities in the Networked Economy
Best Practice Components of a Networked Supply Chain
The Challenges of Building a Networked Supply Chain
Envisioning the Future if Networked Supply Chains

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