OriginalTADS: An assessment methodology for agile supply chains

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M. Balaji
V. Velmurugan
C. Subashree


2015AbstractGlobalization has been facilitating the entry of numerous competitors in the world of manufacturing market. As a result, modern manufacturersare approached by numerous players in the market to provide varieties of products. To achieve competitive edge in the rapidly changing businessenvironment, organizations must align with suppliers and customers to streamline operations and work together to achieve desired levels of agility.In a bid to cope with market instability, companies now look beyond cost advantage. Speed, quality and agility are being emphasized as meansof responding to the unique needs of customers and markets. This study deals with improving the flexibility levels of the supply chain of anorganization by analyzing various agility criteria and calculating the agility index. This is a distinguished effort in creating agile supply chainsusing Total Agile Design Systems as an assessment tool.All Rights Reserved © 2015 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnológico. This is anopen access item distributed under the Creative Commons CC License BY-NC-ND 4.0



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Balaji, M., Velmurugan, V., & Subashree, C. (2015). OriginalTADS: An assessment methodology for agile supply chains. Journal of Applied Research and Technology, 13(5). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jart.2015.10.002