How to Achieve Cost Savings From Supply Chain Management: Techniques that Work

Author(s):

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

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

This paper identifies and demonstrates proven techniques that achieve real cost savings from supply chain management, and provides information on how to apply these techniques in various business situations. Most supply chain professionals have knowledge of supply chain management, but many find serious challenges in achieving actual cost savings from the concept. This paper provides information on how to achieve cost savings from supply chain management.

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