Daniel Corsten

Case A: In 2000, under increasing competitive pressure from other major UK retailers J. Sainsbury's Supermarkets embarked on a radical transformation of its supply chain.

Published 03 Aug 2009

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Case A: In 2000, under increasing competitive pressure from other major UK retailers J. Sainsbury's Supermarkets embarked on a radical transformation of its supply chain.

Published 03 Aug 2009

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In 2000, under increasing competitive pressure from other major UK retailers J. Sainsbury’s Supermarkets embarked on a radical transformation of its supply chain. The case study describes the challenges involved in rejuvenating the firm’s supply chain infrastructure, systems, processes, and skill sets as part of an “all-or-nothing” strategy to regain a leadership position in the marketplace.

Published 01 Oct 2003

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The (B) case focuses on the performance measurement tools that Sainsbury’s has implemented to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its supplier relations. It describes the internal information system that provides up-to-date performance data on suppliers as well as an Internet-enabled system aimed at sharing daily supply chain information with suppliers.

Published 01 Oct 2003

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Region Europe

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