firstname.lastname@example.org Volume: 1 Issue: 8 Date 9thJanuary, 2013www.opepiimraipur.blogspot.in Heijunka PWCs report on supply chain management - "Next-generation supply chains-Efficient, fast and tailored" PWC has come up with a report - "Next-generation supply chains-Efficient, fast and tailored", which says, successful supply chain management enables todays global leaders to be twice as profitable and significantly more responsive to customers than their peers. Further, the survey said the companies today are adopting different supply chain capabilities like, collaborative planning, vendor- managed-inventory and best country sourcing. Indian steel sector depends highly on efficient supply-chain management A blog about creating value The competitiveness and future sustainability of the Indian steel sector highly in your organization through depends on the efficient supply-chain management in steel plant operations, as supply chain excellence - maintained by Malay Mukherjee, former Director, Group Management Board, http://www.tompkinsinc.co Arcelor Mittal. m/category/blog/ How technology powers supply chain Supply chain is about managing a network of several interconnected businesses that are involved in the process of delivering the product to the end customer. Throughout this process, flow of information from one stage to another plays a crucial role as it ensures effective decision-making at the planning and execution Read about - TaiichiOhno stages. When it comes to the flow of information, no other tool or resource can do it as quickly and accurately as technology. He is considered as father of the Toyota Production Mr. Green jeans: Levi’s detoxifies its supply chain System, which became Lean manufacturing. He devised Levi’s announced that it would work to detoxify its supply chain, committing the seven wastes (or muda in itself to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals from its entire production Japanese) as part of this process—in the U.S. and abroad—by 2020. Levi’s won’t be the first clothing system. He wrote several brand to make such a pledge—competitors including the fast-fashion retailer books about the system, Zara had also committed to go toxic-free including Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production.Takeshi’s Castle – War of the Clans – A competition for Operations specialists.http://www.dare2compete.com/competitions/7314/General/Takeshis-Castle-War-of-the-Clans/DRISHTI-2013/Symbiosis-Institute-of-Operations-Management-NashikOPEP – Operations and Supply Chain Club of IIM Raipur, thanks all its readers and contributors for achieving 1 lakhviews. We hope you enjoy reading the articles, magazines, newsletters and other happenings in the industry throughthe OPEP blog.