Supply chain re‐engineering: the experience of Littlewoods chain stores

John Hollis (John Hollis is a Partner with SMART STORE Europe, Andersen Consulting)

Supply Chain Management

ISSN: 1359-8546

Publication date: 1 April 1996

Abstract

Examines a re‐engineering programme undertaken by Littlewoods chain stores in an attempt to improve the company’s image and financial results. Describes the problems faced by the organization and the measures taken to improve the situation: key strategies were identified and senior staff were designated specific tasks. Outlines the key points in the process; the re‐engineering of the supply chain, the involvement of all staff and the two‐way communication system and openness of management.

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Hollis, J. (1996), "Supply chain re‐engineering: the experience of Littlewoods chain stores", Supply Chain Management, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 5-10. https://doi.org/10.1108/13598549610799022

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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