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David Simchi-Levi and Don Rosenfield on Supply Chain Strategies in the wake of the Japan disaster

Excerpts from presentations at the China Leaders for Global Operations (CLGO) Lean Operations Club Forum on Supply Chain Risks after the Japan Mega-Disaster, at Shanghai Jiao Tong University on May 15, 2011. Prof. David Simchi-Levi (Civil and Environmental Engineering/Engineering Systems Division), the Engineering Co-Director of the MIT LGO program, talked about the value of agile procurement strategies in the face of disruptions. He spoke to the Phillips Albuquerque plant shut-down after a lightning strike and the different reactions of two major customers. Dr. Don Rosenfield (MIT Sloan), Program Director of the MIT LGO program, focused on supply chain and production strategies and balancing production geographically with the geographic distribution of markets.

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