Challenges of Complexity in Global Manufacturing: Insights to Effective Supply Chain Management, Growth and Profitability

Author(s):

Rick O’Connor
Rick O’Connor, National Director of Collaborative Supply Chain Management, Deloitte, 313/396-3696; roconnor@deloitte.com

89th Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2004 - Philadelphia, PA
Abstract

Complexity and inefficiency have overtaken a vast majority of manufacturers’ supply chains – particularly those of large companies striving to be global players. When ineffectively managed, the supply chain is robbing manufacturers of profits, market position, growth and return on assets – rendering them less competitive.

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