Toyota Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Approach to Toyota's Renowned System (Business Books)

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The Toyota Production System is thebenchmark used throughout theworld for “lean” thinking. Now youcan model your own processes after those ofthe company that “wrote the book on supplychain management.”

Written by two experts on the subject, alongwith a former Toyota senior executive, thisbook details the most celebrated supply chainoperation in the world to help you form anintegrated, synchronized system that will bethe envy of your industry.

You will find key insight into the logic behindevery point of Toyota’s supply chain, alongwith both the tactics and strategies you canuse to build an outstanding system of yourown. Toyota Supply Chain Management explainshow to achieve balance and efficiencyby focusing on:

  • Variety: Determine your varietyof offerings based on operationalefficiency and market demand
  • Velocity: Maintain a steadyflow through all processes ofthe supply chain
  • Variability: Manage inconsistenciescarefully to reduce cost andimprove quality
  • Visibility: Ensure the transparencyof all processes to enable continuouslearning and improvement

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

With careful attention paid to every aspectof the subject?from principles and theories tooperations and best practices?Toyota SupplyChain Management is the most comprehensive,insightful guide to forging a world-classsupply chain system.

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Top managementsecrets to buildinga world-classupply chain

Three industry insiders cover every link in Toyota’s supply chain, explainingthe operations and the logic behind them. Toyota Supply Chain Managementwill help you design and oversee significant improvements to your supplychain, 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. Usingthis book as your guide, you can create operational efficiency by better connectingoffices, plants, facilities, and vendors.

Apply the lessons of Toyota toensure your company leads the race for growth and profits in today’s competitiveeconomy.

About the Author:

Sridhar Seshadri is a professor of operationsmanagement in the IROM Departmentat the McCombs School of Business, Universityof Texas at Austin. He has done extensiveresearch on supply chain contracts and riskmanagement.
Roy Vasher is a former Toyota seniorexecutive. Vasher played a leading rolein Toyota’s North American and Europeaninitiatives to streamline the supply chain toreduce order-to-delivery lead time. Currentlyhe is president of RPV Consulting, LLC.

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