We can define as Supply Chain (SC) the flow of information and materials between companies, customers and suppliers. Companies operate in supply chains with different complexities, without lean strategies extended to the entire supply chain, but customers and suppliers are strategic elements for the survival and prosperity of the organisations.
It is important to remember that:
Therefore, it becomes essential to rethink the entire supply chain (Company, Customers and Suppliers) from a lean perspective by eliminating waste and building new partnerships, i.e.: