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What Is a Supply Chain?

  • Mikihisa NakanoEmail author
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Abstract

The focal organization of this book is a finished goods manufacturer. To understand the concept of a supply chain, some examples of internal supply chains (the relationships among procurement, production, logistics, and sales departments) and external supply chains (the relationships of suppliers, finished goods manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers) are introduced.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kyoto Sangyo UniversityKita-kuJapan

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