Need for Speed

Abstract:This article maintains that organizations cannot achieve supply chain quality unless they understand how their customers perceive quality. Customers want products and solutions more quickly. Suppliers, however, are affected by many forces and must have a supply chain that executes on all quality management metrics. While there are fundamental and essential aspects of quality management in supply chains, there also are instances when specific areas may reflect distinct, unique characteristics and needs of an individual customer operating in a specific and specialized market segment. Organizations must focus on key indicators and achieve optimal performance levels. They must define quality as it relates to customers and modify quality to achieve and sustain quality levels that maximize supply chain performance and quality management. The article covers various considerations surrounding supply chain quality management, including sound processes and systems; speed; maximized internal …

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