Develop Suppliers and Partners as Extensions of the Enterprise


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Develop Suppliers and Partners as Extensions of the Enterprise
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Supplier Partners in a Globally Competitive World It's a tough time to be talking about supplier "partnerships." With companies throughout the Western world looking at the prices of parts from China, India, Vietnam, Russia, Eastern Europe, and other low-wage countries, it's hard to imagine looking beyond price. Radical attempts to cut costs by suppliers, including automation, plant consolidation, and even lean techniques, seem in vain when the purchase price of raw materials for production in a typical Western company is greate…
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Jeffrey K. Liker; David Meier: Toyota Way Fieldbook. Develop Suppliers and Partners as Extensions of the Enterprise, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2006), AccessEngineering Export