Toyota Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Approach to Toyota's Renowned System
McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 31, 2009 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
The Toyota Production System is the benchmark used throughout the world for “lean” thinking. Now you can model your own processes after those of the company that “wrote the book on supply chain management.”
Written by two experts on the subject, along with a former Toyota senior executive, this book details the most celebrated supply chain operation in the world to help you form an integrated, synchronized system that will be the envy of your industry.
You will find key insight into the logic behind every point of Toyota’s supply chain, along with both the tactics and strategies you can use to build an outstanding system of your own. Toyota Supply Chain Management explains how to achieve balance and efficiency by focusing on:
The authors provide valuable insider tips and offer hands-on guidance for improvingproduction and operations in a variety of industries, including health care, insurance, banking, credit processing, and retailing.
With careful attention paid to every aspect of the subject—from principles and theories to operations and best practices—Toyota Supply Chain Management is the most comprehensive, insightful guide to forging a world-class supply chain system.
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Chapter 3 Mix Planning
Chapter 4 Sales and Operations Planning
Chapter 5 Production Scheduling and Operations
Chapter 6 Parts Ordering
Chapter 7 Managing Suppliers
Chapter 8 Logistics
Chapter 10 Crisis Management
Chapter 11 The Toyota Way of Managing Supply Chains
Chapter 12 How to Apply Toyota Way Principles to Nonautomotive Supply Chains
Chapter 13 The Beer Game and the Toyota Supply Chain
Chapter 14 Reflections of Supply Chain Participants
Chapter 15 Reflections
Chapter 9 Dealer and Demand Fulfillment