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Aligning Supply Chain Strategy with Product Life Cycle Stages

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Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 438)

Abstract

Product Life Cycle (PLC) has been used to analyze the behavior of a product during its time of production. The success of enterprises depends on its capacity of aligning Supply Chain Strategy (SCS) with PLC. The purpose of this work was to develop a model to align the right SCS with PLC stage. This research shows three case studies and results provides that different companies used diverse approaches on managing life cycle of its products. However, they were successful in reaching competitive advantage due to correct alignment between SCS with PLC.

Keywords

Agile Supply Chain Responsive Supply Chain Flexible Supply Chain Lean Supply Chain 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Postgraduate Studies Program in Production EngineeringPaulista UniversitySão PauloBrazil

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