To be competitive today, it is imperative that organizations squeeze out waste. In the past, enterprises pursued this with a narrow view – cost reduction efforts.
Today’s global environment offers a greater all encompassing opportunity to address factors impacting the total supply chain.
Competitive Advantage is the target and one of the key factors is QUALITY. Supply Chain Management needs to link Quality and other factors like TIMELINESS and COST. Change in practices needs to be put into effect but in order to do this, the organization needs to know where to employ the appropriate resources.
What are the techniques you’re employing to accomplish this effort? What are the measurements being used to ensure achievement is reached?