Today’s supply chain managers have been bombarded with a variety of so-called high technology supply chain strategies. New terminologies and initiatives are constantly being developed. However, not all of these initiatives or strategies are suitable for all businesses. Companies need to understand the uncertainties with regard to the supply and demand of its products and then try to meet these uncertainties with the right supply chain strategies. Based on an analysis of the uncertainties of the s … Read more »

Today’s supply chain managers have been bombarded with a variety of so-called high technology supply chain strategies. New terminologies and initiatives are constantly being developed. However, not all of these initiatives or strategies are suitable for all businesses. Companies need to understand the uncertainties with regard to the supply and demand of its products and then try to meet these uncertainties with the right supply chain strategies. Based on an analysis of the uncertainties of supply and demand to the company, this article develops a framework that managers in developing countries to support the right supply chain strategy for their products.
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Hau Lee
Source: California Management Review
16 pages.
Release date: 01 April 2002. Prod #: CMR230-PDF-ENG
Aligning Supply Chain Strategies with Product Uncertainties HBR case solution