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Development/Process and Cost Reduction Tool Application to Optimize Variable Cost on Vehicles
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published November 19, 2002 by SAE International in United States
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As the environment becomes more competitive, the necessity of cost reduction actions in all companies has arrived at a level of extreme importance.
Nowadays, identifying variable cost reduction opportunities is not difficulty, the difficulty is implementation. Usually, the Product Development Team generates long lists of cost reduction opportunities that for some reasons are not implemented. The highlighted reason is the lack of a dedicated team in a robust process of opportunity identification, development and implementation.