Brinkley_GSOM_Term_Paper

Brinkley_GSOM_Term_Paper - The Timken Company Global Supply...

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The Timken Company Global Supply Chain & Operations Management Consulting Report Forrest Scott Brinkley December 2009
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B r i n k l e y | 2 Table of Contents Executive Summary . ....................................................................................................................... 3 I. ...................................................................................... 3 A. Déjà vu . ............................................................................................................................ 3 B. Building the Supply Chain: The Birth of Timken Steel . .................................................. 4 C. Early Globalization: British Timken and Timken France . ............................................... 5 D. The Postwar Period . ......................................................................................................... 6 E. The Timken Technology Center . ..................................................................................... 7 F. Timken‟s Centennial and the 21 st Century. .......................................................................... 7 G. Timken as a Service . ........................................................................................................ 9 H. Asia. ................................................................................................................................ 10 II. Analysis of Major Issues Facing Today‟s Timken Company . ........................................... 11 A. Auto Industry Dependency. ............................................................................................ 11 B. Steel Capacity and Globalization . .................................................................................. 11 C. ...................................................................................... 11 D. .......................................................................................... 11 E. .................................................. 13 III. ...................................................................................................... 13 IV. Recommendations . ............................................................................................................. 14 A. Short Term. ..................................................................................................................... 14 B. Long Term . ..................................................................................................................... 14 References . .................................................................................................................................... 16
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B r i n k l e y | 3 Executive Summary This paper was ultimately written to advise the current leadership of the Timken Company on matters related to the management of its global supply chain. While it takes into
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