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

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Top management

secrets to building

a world-clas

supply chain

Three industry insiders cover every link in Toyota’s supply chain, explaining

the operations and the logic behind them. Toyota Supply Chain Management

will help you design and oversee significant improvements to your supply

chain, including

  • Sales planing
  • Production scheduling
  • Supplier Management
  • Logistics
  • Parts ordering
  • Demand fulfillment

The authors pool their extensive and well-rounded knowledge to provide

“how-to” insights for applying the lessons of Toyota in any industry. Using

this book as your guide, you can create operational efficiency by better connecting

offices, plants, facilities, and vendors.

Apply the lessons of Toyota to

ensure your company leads the race for growth and profits in today’s competitive


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071615495
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/14/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 779,383
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Sridhar Seshadri is a professor of operations

management in the IROM Department

at the McCombs School of Business, University

of Texas at Austin. He has done extensive

research on supply chain contracts and risk


Roy Vasher is a former Toyota senior

executive. Vasher played a leading role

in Toyota’s North American and European

initiatives to streamline the supply chain to

reduce order-to-delivery lead time. Currently

he is president of RPV Consulting, LLC.

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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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