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-July 31, 2007


Supply Chain Graphic of the Week – Goodyear’s Supply Chain Cost Reduction Strategy


Tire Giant Drive Out Cost Through a Four-Pronged Strategy


By SCDigest Editorial Staff



As we report elsewhere this week, Supply Chain has moved to the top of Goodyear's overall corporate strategy. (See Goodyear Finds New Insights to Inventory Management from Coping with Strike.)

As a companion to that story, below you will find a chart listing the four key areas Goodyear has identified to lower its overall cost structure, and the progress made thus far in reaching its goal of almost $2 billion in savings by 2009.


Source: Goodyear Q2 2007 Earnings Call


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