From raw materials to customers: Supply chain management in the service industry

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dc.contributor.author Cook, Jack
dc.contributor.author DeBree, Kathy
dc.contributor.author Feroleto, Amie
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-07T20:02:39Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-07T20:02:39Z
dc.date.issued 2001-10
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/7957
dc.description.abstract No company can operate without a supply chain. recent years have seen change in the way many companies manage their supply chains - holistically rather than as a series of separate pieces. Manufacturers have taken the lead in improving supply chain management, but now the fast-growing service industry is adopting these principles. A study in the health care area illustrates fast-growing service industry is adopting these principles. A study in the health care area illustrates how service businesses can benefit from the decreased lead times, faster product development, higher quality, and reduced costs that can accompany successful supply chain management. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher SAM Advanced Management Journal en_US
dc.subject Health care industry
dc.subject Inventory management
dc.title From raw materials to customers: Supply chain management in the service industry en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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