Case study: A manufacturing company
This chapter provides a case study about a fictional manufacturing company. It describes how to optimize their global production network and supply chain by focusing on these details.
This chapter includes the following sections:
7.1 Business context
The manufacturing company is a first-tier supplier in the automotive industry. They produce automotive batteries that are used by the final car manufacturers, or Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). Assume that the company is a major player in the market and ...