The Toyota demand chain is efficient, flexible, customer-oriented and product-specific. Studies such as Toyota to create its advanced distribution channels, inventory management, production planning methods and opportunities and manage its demand chain, used with a particular focus on the Japanese and North American markets. Used to illustrate the Toyota Prius and the Scion product lines, such as Toyota adjusts its demand chain fit on a particular product and its target customers, and as … Read more »

The Toyota demand chain is efficient, flexible, customer-oriented and product-specific. Studies such as Toyota to create its advanced distribution channels, inventory management, production planning methods and opportunities and manage its demand chain, used with a particular focus on the Japanese and North American markets. Used to illustrate the Toyota Prius and the Scion product lines, such as Toyota its demand chain fit on a particular product and its target customers adapt, used as much as possible of the existing production and distribution infrastructure.
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Hau Lee,
Barchi Peleg,
Seungjin Whang
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
24 pages.
Release Date: 18, March 2005. Prod #: GS42-PDF-ENG
Toyota: Demand Chain Management solution HBR case