Toyota Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Approach to Toyota's Renowned System 1 9780071615495 The Toyota Production System is the benchmark used throughout the world for “lean” thinking. Now you can model your own processes after those of the company that “wrote the book on supply chain management.” Written by two experts on the subject, along with a former Toyota senior executive, this book details the most celebrated supply chain operation in the world to help you form an integrated, synchronized system that will be the envy of your industry. You will find key insight into the logic behind every point of Toyota’s supply chain, along with both the tactics and strategies you can use to build an outstanding system of your own. Toyota Supply Chain Management explains how to achieve balance and efficiency by focusing on: Variety: Determine your variety of offerings based on operational efficiency and market demand Velocity: Maintain a steady flow through all processes of the supply chain Variability: Manage inconsistencies carefully to reduce cost and improve quality Visibility: Ensure the transparency of all processes to enable continuous learning and improvement The authors provide valuable insider tips and offer hands-on guidance for improvingproduction and operations in a variety of industries, including health care, insurance, banking, credit processing, and retailing. With careful attention paid to every aspect of the subject—from principles and theories to operations and best practices—Toyota Supply Chain Management is the most comprehensive, insightful guide to forging a world-class supply chain system.
Toyota Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Approach to Toyota's Renowned System

Toyota Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Approach to Toyota's Renowned System

1st Edition
By Ananth Iyer and Sridhar Seshadri and Roy Vasher
ISBN10: 0071615490
ISBN13: 9780071615495
Copyright: 2009

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ISBN10: 0071615490 | ISBN13: 9780071615495



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Program Details

Ch1. The BullWhip Effect
Ch 2. Supply Chain Overview
Ch 3. Mix planning
Ch 4. Sales Planning and Forecasting
Ch 5. Production scheduling
Ch 6. Parts ordering and forecasting
Ch 7. Inbound logistics
Ch 8. Suppliers
Ch 9. Production operations
Ch 10. Outbound Logistics
Ch 11. Dealers
Ch 12. The Toyota Way in review
Ch 13. How to apply Toyota Way principles to non-automotive supply chains

About the Author

Ananth Iyer

Sridhar Seshadri

Sridhar Seshadri is a professor of operations management in the IROM Department at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. He has done extensive research on supply chain contracts and risk management.

Roy Vasher

Roy Vasher is a former Toyota senior executive. Vasher played a leading role in Toyota’s North American and European initiatives to streamline the supply chain to reduce order-to-delivery lead time. Currently he is president of RPV Consulting, LLC.