"Decide whether your current supply chain is efficient or responsive. Your chain is efficient if you satisfy predictable demand efficiently at the lowest possible cost, turn over inventory frequently, and select suppliers based on cost and quality. It’s responsive if you invest aggressively in reducing lead time for delivery; use standard components for different product versions; and choose suppliers for their speed, flexibility, and quality.
Correct mismatches between your supply chain and product. If you’re using an efficient supply chain to sell innovative products, or a responsive supply chain to sell functional products, you’ve got a mismatch. You can correct it through several means:
Change your product.
Change your supply chain."
segunda-feira, julho 24, 2017
Uma coisa é uma coisa, outra coisa é outra coisa (parte II)
Trecho retirado de "What Is the Right Supply Chain for Your Product?"