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Top Chemical Supply Chains: Dow, BASF, and DuPont Lead From the Back

Published: 10 August 2007

ID: G00182449

Analyst(s): Colin Masson


Leading chemical companies are becoming S&OP experts. Instead of optimizing a single plant's economic return, they have turned toward optimizing total enterprise manufacturing cost, perhaps sacrificing the plant's efficiency for the greater good. This is not fancy or particularly visible, but it's worth millions. Here's an examination of how they are doing it.

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