FROM MESS TO MASTERY: HOW DANKA REBUILT ITS SUPPLY CHAIN

SUBTITLE: AT DANKA OFFICE IMAGING COMPANY, THE U.S. SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATION RAN HAPHAZARDLY, WITH LITTLE CONSISTENT CONNECTION TO WHAT DROVE VALUE FOR THE COMPANY. FINGER-POINTING AND BRUTE-FORCE DISTRIBUTION PRACTICES PREVAILED; EQUIPMENT INVENTORY TURNED SLOWLY AND WRITE-DOWNS WERE HUGE. OVER A THREE-YEAR PERIOD, DANKA'S SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERS TORE DOWN AND SUCCESSFULLY REBUILT THEIR U.S. ORGANIZATION THROUPH A TEN-STEP PROCESS. THIS IS THEIR STORY.

Language

  • English

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Logistics; Management
  • Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Freight Transportation;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00995492
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University, Evanston
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Apr 13 2005 12:00AM