Toyota's Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Approach to Toyota's Renowned System / Edition 1

Toyota's Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Approach to Toyota's Renowned System / Edition 1

by Ananth Iyer, Sridhar Seshadri, Roy Vasher
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071615490

ISBN-13: 9780071615495

Pub. Date: 05/14/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The Toyota Production System is the benchmark used throughout the world for “lean” thinking. Now you can model your own processes after those of the company that “wrote the book on supply chain management.”

Written by two experts on the subject, along with a former Toyota senior executive, this book details the most celebrated supply chain

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Overview

The Toyota Production System is the benchmark used throughout the world for “lean” thinking. Now you can model your own processes after those of the company that “wrote the book on supply chain management.”

Written by two experts on the subject, along with a former Toyota senior executive, this book details the most celebrated supply chain operation in the world to help you form an integrated, synchronized system that will be the envy of your industry.

You will find key insight into the logic behind every point of Toyota’s supply chain, along with both the tactics and strategies you can use to build an outstanding system of your own. Toyota Supply Chain Management explains how to achieve balance and efficiency by focusing on:

  • Variety: Determine your variety of offerings based on operational efficiency and market demand
  • Velocity: Maintain a steady flow through all processes of the supply chain
  • Variability: Manage inconsistencies carefully to reduce cost and improve quality
  • Visibility: Ensure the transparency of all processes to enable continuous learning and improvement

The authors provide valuable insider tips and offer hands-on guidance for improvingproduction and operations in a variety of industries, including health care, insurance,
banking, credit processing, and retailing.

With careful attention paid to every aspect of the subject—from principles and theories to operations and best practices—Toyota Supply
Chain Management
is the most comprehensive,
insightful guide to forging a world-class supply chain system.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071615495
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/14/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch1. The BullWhip Effect

Ch 2. Supply Chain Overview

Ch 3. Mix planning

Ch 4. Sales Planning and Forecasting

Ch 5. Production scheduling

Ch 6. Parts ordering and forecasting

Ch 7. Inbound logistics

Ch 8. Suppliers

Ch 9. Production operations

Ch 10. Outbound Logistics

Ch 11. Dealers

Ch 12. The Toyota Way in review

Ch 13. How to apply Toyota Way principles to non-automotive supply chains

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