The glass pipeline: increasing supply chain synchronisation through information transparency

Coleman, Julian L. ORCID: 0000-0002-8924-0224, Lyons, A. C. and Kehoe, D. F. (2004) The glass pipeline: increasing supply chain synchronisation through information transparency. International Journal of Technology Management, 28 (2). pp. 172-190. ISSN 1741-5276

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Abstract

This paper presents the findings from a proof of concept trial of internet based system for broadcasting OEM vehicle assembly schedule to second and third tier suppliers. Increased supply chain visibility show to have the potential for increasing supply chain synchronisation expanding the 'sequenced supply' concept further upstream.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Full text of this article is not available in this repository. This article was originally published in Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 104 No. 8, published by Inderscience © Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Uncontrolled Keywords: information transparency, internet, automotive, cross supply chain information system, case study, business benefit, automobile industry, luxury cars, supply chain synchronisation
Divisions: Business, Accountancy and Law > Business Management
Depositing User: Scott Wilson
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2013 12:52
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2018 08:27
Identification Number: 10.1504/IJTM.2004.005060
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/452

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