How Shingo Prize Winners Manage Their Supply Chains - Study Overview

APQC Case Studies - November 2013

Abstract: Many opinions exist on how to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in supply chain management. Less widely available, however, are in-depth descriptions of what the standard of excellence looks like within individual organizations with lean supply chain practices. This case study collection examines the lean supply chain practices of Shingo Prize winners. The Shingo Prize awards organizations that demonstrate a culture in which operational excellence is deeply embedded into the thinking and behavior of all employees. Download an overview of the study, and also see detailed case studies on three Shingo Prize winners:

Lycoming Engines

Rexam PLC

US Synthetic

Keywords: Manufacturing; Procurement; Production Management; Supplier Partnerships; Supply Chain Management; Case study

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