Boeing Supplier Strategy and Lean

Author(s):

Behrens, Rick D.
Rick D. Behrens, Senior Manager, Strategic Development, The Boeing Company, 206/544-3345, rick.d.behrens@boeing.com

93rd Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2008 - St. Louis, MO
Abstract

As the global business environment changes, businesses have to adapt to stay competitive. A well-thought strategy is essential for aligning the value chain to provide the best value to the customer. To remain viable in the future and for optimum success, all parties in the value chain need to work with and support one another. This presentation describes how Boeing is accelerating its global improvement effort by supporting its suppliers through the implementation of Lean principles.

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