Question 1 of 10
Benefits of internal process integration include greater flexibility to respond to market changes and better utilization of resources.
Question 2 of 10
The term “lean production” essentially refers to the Toyota Production System in its entirety.
Question 3 of 10
The ultimate goal in supply chain management is to create value for the services and products provided to end customers, which, in turn, will benefit the firms in the supply chain network.
10.0 Points Question 4 of 10
Manufacturing cells are often U-shaped to make operator and material movements easier within the cell.
Question 5 of 10
Knowledge management solutions connect buyers and suppliers via the internet to aid in the integration of supply chains.
Question 6 of 10
Statistical process control uses control charts to monitor the outputs of a process to identify variations due to assignable causes from variations due to common causes.
Question 7 of 10
Training of supply chain partner employees is also known as collaborative education, and can result in more successful supply chains and higher partner returns.
Question 8 of 10
A lean system is also known as a push system.
Question 9 of 10
Forward buying is when companies purchase very small amounts of inventory.
Question 10 of 10
Lack of knowledge, uncertainty, and lack of trust between people and organizations are some primary obstacles preventing organizations from sharing information with supply-chain partners, as well as among coworkers.