Toyota Supply Chain

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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO THE PRINCIPLES OF TOYOTA’S RENOWNED SYSTEM ANANTH V. IYER SRIDHAR SESHADRI ROY VASHER New York Chicago San Francisco Lisbon London Madrid Mexico City Milan New Delhi San Juan Seoul Singapore Sydney Toronto Copyright © 2009 by Ananth V. Iyer, Sridhar Seshadri, and Roy Vasher. All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. ISBN: 978-0-07-162340-7 MHID: 0-07-162340-X The material in this eBook also appears in the print version of this title: ISBN:…show more content…
Lee Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1. Toyota Learning Principles and the v4L Framework Chapter 2. Comprehensive Overview of Supply Chain Chapter 3. Mix Planning Chapter 4. Sales and Operations Planning Chapter 5. Production Scheduling and Operations Chapter 6. Parts Ordering Chapter 7. Managing Suppliers Chapter 8. Logistics Chapter 9. Dealer and Demand Fulfillment Chapter 10. Crisis Management Chapter 11. The Toyota Way of Managing Supply Chains Chapter 12. How to Apply Toyota Way Principles to Nonautomotive Supply Chains Chapter 13. The Beer Game and the Toyota Supply Chain Chapter 14. Reflections of Supply Chain Participants Chapter 15. Reflections vii ix xi 1 5 25 37 55 73 85 103 121 133 147 173 185 201 215 219 221 v Appendix Index This page intentionally left blank Foreword F or decades, Toyota’s success in the marketplace has been admired by business practitioners and executives alike. The automaker is the envy of others within the automobile industry, but the company is also considered to be the symbol of excellence in business in general. The firm has been the focus of research in academia. The power of Toyota has been attributed to its two distinct core values:
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