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Supply Chain Management Demystified

© 2014
by John Mckeller

1st Edition Active, In-Print 272 Pages Paperback / softback
9780071805124 0071805125

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Your SOURCE for supply chain management fundamentals

Optimize your understanding of the essential supply chain management practices used by the best firms togain competitive advantage. Written in an easy-to-follow style, Supply Chain Management DeMYSTiFieD is filled with best practices and proven techniques for success.

This practical guide covers supply chain collaboration, planning, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, production, logistics, risk management, and performance metrics. Corporate social responsibility is also addressed. Detailedexamples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.

It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:

  • Creating a customer-focused strategy
  • Buyer-supplier negotiations
  • New product development
  • Just in time (JIT), Lean manufacturing, and Six Sigma
  • Transportation
  • Global supply chains

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Supply Chain ManagementDeMYSTiFieD helps you master this essential business and quality management topic.

Ch 1: Intro to SC Management

Ch 2: SC Strategies & Objectives

Ch 3: Demand & Supply Planning: What, where, & when do we need it

Ch 4: Sourcing: How, where, from whom do we get what we need

Ch 5: Managing SC Relationships

Ch 6: Making

Ch 7: Deliver: Moving stuff from where it is to where it is needed

Ch 8: Return: Planning for reverse logistics

Ch 9: SC Performance: metrics and methods that ensure success

Ch 10: Technology and Information Management

Chapter 11: Current Practices and Future Trends in SCM

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