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A discussion on Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen in the context of manufacturing :

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Introduction:   Lean manufacturing is a synchronized method with which a supply chain can eradicate waste from its production process. According to customer needs, production process is required to develop, so that produced goods become more valuable product in quality. In contemporary manufacturing many supply chains are taking help of lean manufacturing method, so that …

About Logistics: A macro view point

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Introduction: The term logistics refers to providing right amount of material in the right condition, at the right place, at the right time, in the right position, in the right sequence, for the right cost, by using the right methods. In other words, the entire process of transferring products from producer to consumer including storage …

About the Gold Supply Chain Management: A brief discussion

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Introduction: The major supply chain challenges in countries with gold mining and gold supply chain are supply of low quality products , unreliable and skeptical lead times , inability of farms to maintain international standard , high transportation and violence by the local communities, fluctuation of international market prices etc. Energy, environmental aegis ascendant entities …

Cycle View of a Supply Chain

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Introduction: The processes in a Supply Chain are usually divided into a series of cycles, each performed in the interface between two interrelated successive stages of a Supply Chain. On the other hand, Sub-processes in each Supply Chain Process Cycle i.e., each cycle consists of six sub-processes, supplier stage markets product, buyer stage places order, supplier stage receives order, …

Logistics Companies and Selecting a good Logistic service provider:

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Introduction: Logistics in general is implemented by a detailed organization through a complex operation. In a supply chain management or general business to fulfill customer needs from production point to point of consumption delivered through a logistical process. In other areas such as military organization also there are great needs of logistical process and logistic service …

The Value Chain (VC) and Business strategy

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Introduction: The term value chain consists of a chain of activities that a firm operating in an industry, which performs in an order to deliver a valuable product or service for the market and customer. The value chain (VC) concept was introduced by Porter. The Firm level value chain: A firm value chain is a representation of …

Zara Supply Chain Analysis: The Secret

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Introduction: Zara is a good example of a retail organization, which need to purchase materials. For this, they need to create a good supply chain model. They purchase raw materials mostly from Spain, Greece, and Italy. Therefore, they can purchase better quality raw materials at the earliest. Inditex is the biggest branch of this retailing organization.The ICT of this …

A discussion to eradicate misconceptions about Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM)

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   Introduction: “Green Supply Chain” or “Environmentally Friendly Supply Chain” are almost synonymous. For  a firm , it is a set of supply chain policies formed and held,action taken accordingly and relationships formed in response to concerns related to the natural environment,so that acquisition,production,distribution and disposal of the firm’s goods and services does not hamper environment.Sometimes,joint technology programs are taken with …