Research on the Lean Six Sigma Supplier Surveillance Process Management
In the modern production and management of the supply chain, the supplier management(SM) becomes one important researching field. The paper tried to utilize the thinking and methodology of Lean Six Sigma to solve the supplier managing problems. Lean Six Sigma is a new advanced production technique management instrument which integrates Lean production and Six Sigma. It focuses on the subtle production and the strategic management simultaneously. It not only pays close attention to the speed and time of manufacture, but also follows with interest in the fluctuation in process. Lean six sigma supplier surveillance process management includes system, process and product audit. In this paper an example about payment and delivery is used to prove this way is very practically and effectively.
Kai Cheng, Yongxian Liu, Xipeng Xu and Hualong Xie
Y. C. Wang et al., "Research on the Lean Six Sigma Supplier Surveillance Process Management", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 16-19, pp. 1360-1364, 2009