Ralph G. Kauffman
Ralph G. Kauffman, Assistant Professor, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX 77002, 713-221-8962, email@example.com
Thomas A. Crimi
Thomas A. Crimi, Supply Chain Team Coordinator/Strategic Sourcing, ChevronTexaco, Houston, TX 77010, 713-754-4921, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.