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Reinventing the Supply Chain Life Cycle, Student Workbook by Stephen B. LeGrand, Marc J. Schniederjans

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1. Developing Supply Chain Strategies

Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, you should be able to

• Explain the difference between logistics and supply chain management.

• Describe organization strategic, tactical, and operational planning.

• Explain the relationship of product life cycles to supply chain management.

• Describe some of the critical success factors in developing a supply chain.

• Explain the difference between a supply chain push and pull strategy.

• Explain the importance of building supply chain strategies around customer value.

Chapter Summary

This chapter provides a foundation for planning supply chains. To accomplish this, an initial review of prerequisite and fundamental strategic, tactical, and operational ...

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