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DEBOTTLENECK THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND REDUCE RISK

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BUSINESS RISKS FROM SUPPLY CHAIN

Apple and Supply Chain

Soon after he returned to Apple as CEO in 1997, Steve Jobs focused his talent on three problem areas: Apple’s product pipeline, its marketing, and its supply chain.16

Why would a creative person like Jobs waste his time on the supply chain? He worried that Apple was not keeping up with innovations in distribution and inventory management. At ...

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