Building Supply Chain Excellence in Emerging Economies by Panos Kouvelis, Julie Niederhoff (auth.), Hau L. Lee, PDF

By Panos Kouvelis, Julie Niederhoff (auth.), Hau L. Lee, Chung-Yee Lee (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0387384286

ISBN-13: 9780387384283

ISBN-10: 0387384294

ISBN-13: 9780387384290

The swiftly constructing new economies in China, India, Hungary, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Mexico, Brazil, etc., are on the crossroads of just about all significant offer chains. in reality, those rising economies are in reality starting to be quicker than the verified commercial economies of the realm. in spite of the fact that, given the actual, social and cultural features of the rising economies, dealing with offer chains there might be much more not easy than in built economies. How do we deal with offer chains good in rising economies, coordinate info flows with a number of companions, take on demanding situations comparable to unforeseen disruptions, diversify the hazards and raise flexibilities, be effective yet whilst give a contribution to the social and environmental advancements of those economies, and use offer chain innovations and practices to enhance the industrial welfare of those nations, corresponding to simple infrastructure advancements and catastrophe reduction, are the subjects and problems with the book.

BUILDING SUPPLY-CHAIN EXCELLENCE IN rising ECONOMIES presents a few insights at the solutions to the above questions and should let practitioners to realize insights at the advancements, demanding situations and possibilities while working offer chains in rising economies. cutting edge ways are defined and illustrated with examples of real-world reviews via revolutionary businesses and proposal leaders. We additionally wish that this assortment will stimulate researchers to realize deeper figuring out and strengthen equipment in working offer chains in rising economies.

We have geared up the e-book in 3 key sections. Global offer Chain: normal suggestions and Framework develops the general framework in dealing with international provide chains and constructing innovations. Supply Chain administration in rising Economies: demanding situations and Opportunities describes the demanding situations and possibilities in provide chain administration of rising economies – the infrastructure constraints, the logistics inefficiencies, and barriers in provider operations; and discusses how one can create possibilities in such hostile stipulations. Building provide Chain Excellence: ideas and luck Cases is dedicated to a couple of business instances that exhibit cutting edge ways to realize excellence, and percentage insights and classes from such experiences.

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9). The undifferentiated, non-branded, narrow profit-margins nature of acrylic fibers, and the involved transportation costs in accessing foreign markets, made it difficult to achieve global economies of scale via pursuit of small niche markets in various countries. A global niche strategy was not an available option to Acrilan. Diffusion of Technological Knowledge. Foreign sourcing in Mexico offered Acrilan two regions in which skilled garment producers were available to work. Both regions were small and unsophisticated.

Always, the company must remain attractive to potential partners . In the end, Solutia chose to leave the acrylic fiber business, and later left nylon altogether and invested in other businesses . Solutia preferred to sell Acrilan as a packet with both chemical and fiber capabilities, but finding a buyer proved difficult. The search for a joint venture partner was painful with no real synergies or benefits. The shutdown costs, both financial and emotional, were high and the eventual Solutia bankruptcy instigated the final closure of Acrilan .

Better skilled workers with high production capacity already existed in other countries, but freight costs and transportation lead-times made them less desirable . If Acrilan were to invest in a spinning, cutting, or sewing facility in Mexico, it would likely be 30 BUILDING SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE IN EMERGING ECONOMIES through a joint venture with another domestic member of its forward supply chain. However, this would be complicated as competing members were each seeking an exclusive alliance with Acrilan .

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