Inbound supply chain development
by Bo Lenerius, Niklas Brundin
December 2012
How to develop lean and agile supply chains

These supply chains, often complex, stretching over several geographical and organizational boundaries, have made it increasingly challenging to respond rapidly to changes in market demand. Arthur D. Little’s experience is that companies which take control and use a systematic approach for inbound supply chain development (SCD) can achieve high flexibility in supply chain and still reap the fruit of outsourcing and low cost country sourcing.