Managing the Extended Enterprise

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Managing the Extended Enterprise

by Paul D. Ericksen and Rajan Suri

Time-base supply management is a proactive and collaborative strategy that can be used throughout the supply chain from blueprint to end product. It is a natural extension of extended enterprise supply management.  In this article, the authors examine:

The meaning of the concepts: extended enterprise supply management, time-based supply management, and quick response manufacturing.

Contrast how traditional supply management strategies and manufacturing cycle time (MCT) measure metrics such as quality, delivery, price, and value.

How specific organizations have implemented these models with success.