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Article 5 Super efficient company by Michel Hammer Key takeaways: Each firm needs to improve the internal as well as external communication to reduce mistakes, miscommunication. By implementing collaborative tools companies can save time, money and improve customer satisfaction. By Simplifying internal and external supply chain companies can save money and reduce non value added workload. Coordination is the first step of a successful collaboration followed by successful implementation. The 4 steps to super efficiency are Scoping, Organizing, redesigning and implementing. Applicable SC Principles: Understanding customer and trading partner needs. 1. Collaboration: Information sharing about planning, forecasting and sales, purchase
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Unformatted text preview: orders. 2. Upstream and downstream process visibility and collaboration. 3. Collaborate with partners who have streamlined their processes and are interested in 4. Maximizing supply chain value. 5. Start seeing business processes as chains of activates which are performed in different Organizations. 6. Simplify the supply chain and eliminate process redundancy. Company Specific examples: CAT uses MRC, EDI and other tools to collaborate with supplier, customer upstream and downstream to achieve efficiencies in design in downstream and in supply chain upstream....
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