Combine lean thinking with constraint management to eliminate wasteful activities and reduce flow time in the supply chain. So preaches Mandyam M. Srinivasan, who describes this unique approach in Streamlined: 14 Principles for Building & Managing the Lean Supply Chain.
Focusing on the lean supply chain from an operations and logistics perspective, Streamlined covers the activities of all the organizations involved in the flow of products, services, finances, and information from initial suppliers through ultimate users. Throughout, the book emphasizes how managers can best accomplish supply chain tasks and responsibilities. Key concepts are illustrated with case studies that lead readers through the various processes that need to be covered in building and managing the lean supply chain.