Supply Chain: Both Nimble & Lean

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Hailey Lynne McKeefry
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Hailey Lynne McKeefry   1/25/2014 4:40:42 PM
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@Rich and Jim, hypothetical chicken is always spicy... and much harder to come by than the real thing.

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Jim O'Reilly   1/25/2014 12:02:22 PM
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@Rich Traditional recipe or spicy?

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Re: cost is king
Hailey Lynne McKeefry   1/24/2014 8:31:28 PM
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@Jim, can you say more about losing the premium? What's causing it? Is it a good thing or bad?

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Jim O'Reilly   1/23/2014 4:06:41 PM
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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.

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FLYINGSCOT   1/23/2014 10:02:34 AM
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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.



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