Reminders

Supply Chain Aftershocks

By Robert Parker – March 21, 2011
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Although pale in comparison to the heart wrenching human tragedy in Japan, large manufacturers are trying to assess the impact, both near and long term, on their supply chains.  In his prescient book on manufacturing, In Praise of Hard Industries, Eamonn Fingleton discusses the Japanese industrial strategy of not only being a force in brand ownership (Toyota, Sony), but to be a key manufacturing source for the whole value chain from base materials to electronic components.  It is that very strateg

 

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