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Supply Chain Management 2/e: Text and Cases, 2nd Edition by Janat Shah

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10

Supply Chain Restructuring

Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:

  • What is supply chain restructuring?
  • How is supply chain restructuring different from supply chain integration and optimization?
  • What are the ways in which a supply chain can be restructured so as to improve its performance?
  • What is postponement? What are the costs and benefits of postponement?
  • How do firms decide optimal placement of inventory in the chain?

 

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