Supply Chain Innovation
Identify and describe a supply chain innovation that has had significant worldwide impact. Examples include containerization, vendor-managed inventory (VMI), outsourcing, reshoring, and ERP systems. How has this innovation shaped modern SCM?
- Read Lee, Lee, and Schniederjan’s 2011 article, “Supply Chain Innovation and Organizational Performance in the Healthcare Industry,” from International Journal of Operations & Production Management, volume 31, issue 11, pages 1193–1214.
- Read Daugherty, Chen, and Ferrin’s 2011 article, “Organizational Structure and Logistics Service Innovation,” from International Journal of Logistics Management, volume 22, issue 1, pages 26–51.