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Building Global Supply Chains: A New Mosaic Comes of Age

Author(s):

Ralph G. Kauffman
Ralph G. Kauffman, Assistant Professor, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX 77002, 713-221-8962, kauffmanr@dt.uh.edu
Thomas A. Crimi
Thomas A. Crimi, Supply Chain Team Coordinator/Strategic Sourcing, ChevronTexaco, Houston, TX 77010, 713-754-4921, crimita@texaco.com

87th Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2002 - San Francisco, CA
Abstract

To be competitive in today's global marketplace, and to serve global operations, supply chains must also be global. This paper identifies the challenges typically encountered in building multi-national supply chains and provides approaches, strategies, and best practices for developing, implementing, and maintaining supply chains that are international in scope.

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