Browse Publications Technical Papers 2010-36-0173

The perceived impact of supply chain management on organizational effectiveness and quality 2010-36-0173

Few products or services exist that do not require some supply chain management. The more suppliers that are involved the more complex the supply chain management becomes. Even if the entire supply chain from basic raw materials that come from the earth or out of the minds and actions of people, is not considered there is still a supply chain that must be attended and in today's global economy competition is growing every day, and automotive products (vehicles and components) are often developed in one country though it's made based on global architectures, used and applied in other markets, and to find success in this competitive reality, automakers and/or global business migrated from local suppliers to global sourcing and in today's world of global outsourcing, supply chain management plays an ever important, strategic and expanding role in delivering results once automakers are aiming to launch low cost vehicles and recognized as world best-in-class products.
This article shows the influences of the supply chain on the quality and what the organizations are doing as quality strategy for supply chain management, and in addition the article proposes a model on what would be the best strategy for Quality on the new supply chain management.


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