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Lean Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Lean Sustainable Supply Chain Management

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In the age of competitiveness, to improve a company’s performance and overall profitability, these days’ day businesses have boarded on new supply chain ideas of Lean and Agile Supply Chain. Lean supply chain ensues when inventory moves so fast that organization basically holds zero inventories on hand. Supply Chain Management is expensive to operate and organizations are determined to cut costs to maximize their profits. Market conditions in fierce competitive are motivating companies to adopt Lean strategies to improve corporate financial performance, thus they practice Lean Supply Chain Management. The present book includes the role of lean manufacturing and JIT principles in SCM. The aim of this book is to explore how lean and supply chain management can be integrated to achieve world-class performance of business in today competitive world.

Learn Sustainable Supply Chain Management is more about being green, but also being accountable for a number of different areas of the business including the financial and operational departments and monitoring performance. To have an understanding of this a definition and the guide of the implementation of lean allows to have a better understanding of the implementation of lean sustainability within a supply chain, while making the lean management as business as usual and allow the business to operate effectively on a daily basis. There?s different ways to determine lean sustainable supply chain management and what is needed to be taken into consideration. Firstly, a retrospective view is needed to be explored within the supply chain management within industrial production and within advance systems. To understand what supply chains are best to be implemented with lean sustainability. While at the same time, business need to look at the environmental impact of supply chains and how the above implementations can improve the environmental impact or increase the impact on the environment. Also, how to provide enhancements in productivity through lean behaviour, so the business and organisation can have better supply chain management and profitability. Also, with this using lean methodologies and implementation for economical and environmental sustainable foundations, this should allow better integration of lean principles with sustainable manufacturing. Allowing the organisation or business become more environmentally friendly. While reducing cost reduction by lean management process and becoming more productive. This can be investigated through logistic service providers and sustainable physical distribution for the organisation. But there needs to be an understand global sustainable development through the integrated lean management with the supply chain and within management. To determine this an organisation needs to integrate lean, agile, resilience and green paradigms within the supply chain and within the management process. While at the same time, maintaining risk management and sustainability within the supply chain. While being able to quantify the supply chain resilience and management. Developing supply chain system in transforming value and business domain into a virtual enterprise will allow better operation of the supply chain for the business in the long term. Also, looking at how to model supply chain management creation and allowing this chain management to create value. This can be looked at and discussed by seeing how different countries implement lean supply chain practices and performances within different organisational structures and business. This has been looked by created and establishing a literate review of a multi- parameter model for effective configuration for supply chain. But, also allowing continuous improvement tools of processes in building relationships in supply chain to allow better management within these supply chains and lean sustainability. Along with the strategic approach to dominate supply chains within the organisation to allow better management and effectiveness.

Jacinta Austin

Jacinta Austin

Jacinta obtained her International Business degree from Griffith University 2012 and a Postgraduate Certificate in Business from University of Southern Queensland in 2014. Her interested is in business and marketing. Jacinta is currently studying a Master of Business (Marketing) from Queensland University of Technology.