|

Supply Chain: Both Nimble & Lean

NO RATINGS
View comments: newest first | oldest first | threaded
Hailey Lynne McKeefry
User Rank
Blogger
Re: On sale
Hailey Lynne McKeefry   1/25/2014 4:40:42 PM
NO RATINGS

@Rich and Jim, hypothetical chicken is always spicy... and much harder to come by than the real thing.

Jim O'Reilly
User Rank
Blogger
Re: On sale
Jim O'Reilly   1/25/2014 12:02:22 PM
NO RATINGS

@Rich Traditional recipe or spicy?

Hailey Lynne McKeefry
User Rank
Blogger
Re: cost is king
Hailey Lynne McKeefry   1/24/2014 8:31:28 PM
NO RATINGS

@Jim, can you say more about losing the premium? What's causing it? Is it a good thing or bad?

Jim O'Reilly
User Rank
Blogger
Re: cost is king
Jim O'Reilly   1/23/2014 4:06:41 PM
NO RATINGS

If the premium for a nimbly delivered product isn't much more than that of the standard long-pipe product, the nimble product will always win.

I think we are losing the premium.

FLYINGSCOT
User Rank
Supply Network Guru
cost is king
FLYINGSCOT   1/23/2014 10:02:34 AM
NO RATINGS

I suppose it all boils down to cost and price the market is willing to bear.  People are always willing to pay more for a customized product that is delivered quickly if that is something of value to them.  However I fear most of us want everything too cheaply and that normally dictates a lower cost rigid supply pipe.



More Blogs from Jim O'Reilly
Autonomous trucks still need some perfecting, but the reality is that we are just a few years from the capability being solid enough to enter mainstream operations. That's going to shift the entire supply chain.
Robots in assembly arenít a new thing but with the cost of wages rising they are likely to take center stage.
The future remains to be seen. Everyone is wondering what might happen in the electronics supply chain if Trump slaps tariffs on China, and what might still happen if he doesn't.
The close of the year is a good time to look back, and forward. Although some technologies and sectors were hit hard in 2016, there are some promising markets on the horizon.
In the race between Apple and Samsung for market dominance, it's a tough call to say who has the bigger troubles.
Twitter Feed
EBN Online Twitter Feed
EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
Archived Dialogues
Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.