Slide 4Günter Prockl
Key learning points: Session 3: Integration, collaboration and SCM
•Organization, coordination and integration issues in the global supply chain•Intra/inter-organizational relationships•Supply chain collaboration methods and initiatives
A typical example of supply chain coordination and integration problems
The importance of relationships and information exchange
Demand distortion and the Bullwhip effect
Essentials of a partnership
Contemporary Issues in SCM
Ackerman, Ken B. and Bodegraven, Art Van (2007): Relationships for supply chain success. Supply Chain Quarterly, Q4, 2007.
Lambert, D. M. & Knemeyer, M. A. (2004): We’re in this together. Harvard Business Review, Dec. 2004, pp. 114-122.
Boyson, S., Corsi, T., Dresner, M. and Harrington, L. (2004): Global Supply Chain Management Style depends on company size and scale. World Trade, Vol. 20, Iss.10 pp. 32 –36
Some broad questions that address the main issues:
QWhat are the typical problems that arise in supply chains?QWhat are the causes of these problems?QWhat coordination initiatives can be employed in order to solve these problems?
CASE -A pain in the (supply) chain