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

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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 Toyotas 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 subjectfrom principles and theories to operations and best practicesToyota Supply Chain Management is the most comprehensive, insightful guide to forging a world-class supply chain system.

Synopsis:

A Toyota insider and two supply chain experts reveal the top management secrets behind one of the most successful operations in the world.

Synopsis:

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 demandVelocity Maintain a steadyflow through all processes ofthe supply chainVariability Manage inconsistenciescarefully to reduce cost andimprove qualityVisibility 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.

Synopsis:

A Toyota insider and two supply chain experts reveal the top management secrets behind one of the most successful operations in the world

“Supply chain excellence” has become a hot-button phrase among managers in high-production industries. Few organizations have a more efficient supply chain than Toyota, which makes them the perfect model for your leadership mission. This step-by-step guide gives you an inside look at the company's proven operational methods that connect offices, plants, facilities, and vendors around the world.

About the Author

Ananth V. Iyer is a Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair in Operations Management at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University.

Sridhar Seshadri is associate professor at the Stern School of Business, New York University.

Roy Vasher is a retired senior executive from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, North America.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071615495
Author:
Iyer, Ananth
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Vasher, Roy
Author:
Seshadr, Sridhar
Author:
Seshadri, Sridhar
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Production & Operations Management
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Operations Management, Purdue University, Stern School of Business, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, manufacturing, production, operations, management, supply chain excellence, high-production, industries, industry, operational methods, plants, performance, co
Subject:
Operations Management, Purdue University, Stern School of Business, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, manufacturing, production, operations, management, supply chain excellence, high-production, industries, industry, operational methods, plants, performance, co
Subject:
Operations Management, Purdue University, Stern School of Business, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, manufacturing, production, operations, management, supply chain excellence, high-production, industries, industry, operational methods, plants, performance, co
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - Strategies
Subject:
Operations Management, Purdue University, Stern School of Business, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, manufacturing, production, operations, management, supply chain excellence, high-production, industries, industry, operational methods, plants, performance, co
Subject:
Business management
Copyright:
Publication Date:
March 2009
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
226
Dimensions:
9.30x6.28x.87 in. 1.04 lbs.

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Product details 226 pages McGraw-Hill - English 9780071615495 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A Toyota insider and two supply chain experts reveal the top management secrets behind one of the most successful operations in the world.
"Synopsis" by , 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 demandVelocity Maintain a steadyflow through all processes ofthe supply chainVariability Manage inconsistenciescarefully to reduce cost andimprove qualityVisibility 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.

"Synopsis" by , A Toyota insider and two supply chain experts reveal the top management secrets behind one of the most successful operations in the world

“Supply chain excellence” has become a hot-button phrase among managers in high-production industries. Few organizations have a more efficient supply chain than Toyota, which makes them the perfect model for your leadership mission. This step-by-step guide gives you an inside look at the company's proven operational methods that connect offices, plants, facilities, and vendors around the world.

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