Supply Chain Strategies II: Improving Responsiveness & Advanced Topics (back to catalog)

OverviewSample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5About the Author

...Build-to-Order (BTO), or Mass Customization, means redesigning your production operation to allow for custom orders to be manufactured quickly; this is a means of eliminating demand uncertainty for finished goods entirely. National Bicycle in Japan used to produce finished bicycles to inventory (Build-to-Stock):

National Bicycle then switched to a BTO model; they created a totally new production system to manufacture and sell custom bicycles, made to individual measure like a made-to-order suit. While the customer did have to wait...

Buy

List Price: $60 -

Related Promotions

Save $25 on "Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management" bundle; buy modules SCM102, SCM103, SCM104, SCM105, and SCM106 together and save $25 (see course catalog for details)

SCM103 Specifications

Title: Supply Chain Strategies II: Improving Responsiveness & Advanced Topics

Rating:
4.2 / 5  (1339 ratings)

Total Reading Time: Approx. 1 - 2 hours (for average readers)

Word Count: Approx. 8,400 words

Author:

Certificate: Counts toward Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

Datasheet:  Download

Contents

  1. Introduction to Responsive Strategies
  2. Accurate Response and Risk-Based Production Planning
  3. Build-to-Order (BTO), or Mass Customization
  4. Pre-positioning and Fast NPI
  5. Component Commonality
  6. Hedging Demand Uncertainty: The Newsvendor Model
  7. Hedging Uncertainty, Continued
  8. Quantifying the Benefits of Supply Flexibility
  9. Supply Uncertainty
  10. Avoiding Supply Uncertainty
  11. Reducing and Hedging Supply Uncertainty
  12. Demand Management
  13. Risk Sharing
  14. Risk Sharing, Continued
  15. Risk Sharing, Continued (2)
  16. The Role of Software
  17. Conclusions
  18. Test Your Knowledge
  19. Feedback
HomeProductsCreate AccountQuestionsAboutContactSeminarsPrivacy PolicyLicense/Terms of Use
© 2001-2018 Supply Chain Online, LLC. All Rights Reserved. 771 Cathedral Drive, Sunnyvale, California 94087