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Service Supply Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability
This article describes the unique challenges of the service supply chain, provides a framework for understanding the service management decision hierarchy, and

location hierarchy  a central to field location in the network), replenishment (from the network to external sources of supply for repair and new buy), and transshipment (across parallel nodes in the network). Figure 2. Interactive Decision Hierarchy It is important to note that all of the resource decisions described in Budget Planning, Strategy Planning, and Tactics Planning must be made prior to the occurrence of a particular service event whose fulfillment will require use of those resources. Hence these decisions are

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