Powering the service-oriented supply chain

March 2012
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Powering the service-oriented supply chain

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In the power and utilities industry, supply chain is a necessary cost burden to power supply and delivery businesses. This paper explores how a service-oriented supply chain can cut costs and drive efficiency while improving service.

In the power and utilities industry, supply chain has traditionally been regarded as a necessary cost burden to power supply and delivery businesses. That’s understandable, of course, since a regular flow of materials is critical to achieving the company’s critical mission of “keeping the lights on.”

This paper explores how a service-oriented supply chain can simultaneously help cut costs, and drive efficiencies while improving service levels.